'Persecuted' in the Bible
And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee.
Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.
Blessed are they which are 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 which were before you.
Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:
And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto strange cities.
And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:
For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed.
But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men: