Hear the word of the Lord,
    you who tremble at his word:(A)
“Your own people who hate(B) you,
    and exclude you because of my name, have said,
‘Let the Lord be glorified,
    that we may see your joy!’
    Yet they will be put to shame.(C)

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10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,(A)
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.(B)

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11 “Blessed are you when people insult you,(A) persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.(B)

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22 You will be hated by everyone because of me,(A) but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.(B)

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22 Blessed are you when people hate you,
    when they exclude you(A) and insult you(B)
    and reject your name as evil,
        because of the Son of Man.(C)

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41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing(A) because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.(B)

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14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ,(A) you are blessed,(B) for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

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You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name,(A) and have not grown weary.

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