'Persecuted' in the Bible
And Jehovah thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, that persecuted thee.
He hath torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me; He hath gnashed upon me with his teeth: Mine adversary sharpeneth his eyes upon me.
Because he remembered not to show kindness, But persecuted the poor and needy man, And the broken in heart, to slay them .
SHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause; But my heart standeth in awe of thy words.
For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; He hath smitten my life down to the ground: He hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness'sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets that were before you.
And for this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.
Remember the word that I said unto you, A servant is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.
and I persecuted this Way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
And punishing them oftentimes in all the synagogues, I strove to make them blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.
and we toil, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
For ye have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and made havoc of it:
but they only heard say, He that once persecuted us now preacheth the faith of which he once made havoc;
But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, so also it is now.
But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away.
As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they compel you to be circumcised; only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.