'Persecuted' in the Bible
Yahweh your God will put all these curses on your enemies, and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.
He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me. He has gnashed on me with his teeth. My adversary sharpens his eyes on me.
because he didn't remember to show kindness, but persecuted the poor and needy man, the broken in heart, to kill them.
Princes have persecuted me without a cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words.
Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
For this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these things on the Sabbath.
Remember the word that I said to 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.
I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
Punishing them often in all the synagogues, I tried to make them blaspheme. Being exceedingly enraged against them, I persecuted them even to foreign cities.
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.
For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.
For you have heard of my way of living in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the assembly of God, and ravaged it.
but they only heard: "He who once persecuted us now preaches the faith that he once tried to destroy."
But as then, he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now.
But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been removed.
As many as desire to look good in the flesh, they compel you to be circumcised; only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.