41 [a]So they departed from the Council, rejoicing, that they were counted worthy to suffer rebuke for his Name.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 5:41 The Apostles, accustomed to suffer and bear words, are at length inured to bear stripes, yet so, that by that means they become stronger.

14 (A)[a]If ye be railed upon for the Name of Christ, blessed are ye: for the [b]spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: which on their part is evil spoken of, but on your part is glorified.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 4:14 Secondly, because that although the infidels think far otherwise, who in afflicting the godly, blaspheme God, yet the godly in that they are so railed upon, are honored of God with the true spiritual glory, and their adoption sealed in them by the Spirit of God.
  2. 1 Peter 4:14 By Spirit he meaneth the gifts of the Spirit.

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