Matthew 5:12
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New International Version
Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


New American Standard Bible
"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


King James Bible
Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


International Standard Version
Rejoice and be extremely glad, because your reward in heaven is great! That's how they persecuted the prophets who came before you."


American Standard Version
Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets that were before you.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Be glad and rejoice, for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.


Darby Bible Translation
Rejoice and exult, for your reward is great in the heavens; for thus have they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


Young's Literal Translation
rejoice ye and be glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for thus did they persecute the prophets who were before you.
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Context
The Beatitudes

3Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 5Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. 7Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. 8Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. 9Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. 10Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. 12Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
Cross References
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.


Jeremiah 37:14
Then said Jeremiah, It is false; I fall not away to the Chaldeans. But he listened not to him: so Irijah took Jeremiah, and brought him to the princes.


Matthew 23:37
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kill the prophets, and stone them which are sent to you, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!


Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which showed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers:


Romans 5:3
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;


Philippians 1:29
For to you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;


1 Thessalonians 2:15
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:


Hebrews 10:34
For you had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that you have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.


Hebrews 11:33
Who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.


James 1:2
My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations;


Treasury of Scripture

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

Rejoice.

Luke 6:23 Rejoice you in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven...

Acts 5:41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Acts 16:25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

Philippians 2:17 Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

James 1:2 My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations;

1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed...

for great.

Matthew 6:1,2,4,5,16 Take heed that you do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father which is in heaven...

Matthew 10:41,42 He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward...

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield...

Ruth 2:12 The LORD recompense your work, and a full reward be given you of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings you are come to trust.

Psalm 19:11 Moreover by them is your servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

Psalm 58:11 So that a man shall say, Truly there is a reward for the righteous: truly he is a God that judges in the earth.

Proverbs 11:18 The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward.

Isaiah 3:10 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Luke 6:23,35 Rejoice you in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven...

1 Corinthians 3:8 Now he that plants and he that waters are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Colossians 3:24 Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.

Hebrews 11:6,26 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is...

for so.

Matthew 21:34-38 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, that they might receive the fruits of it...

Matthew 23:31-37 Why you be witnesses to yourselves, that you are the children of them which killed the prophets...

1 Kings 18:4,13 For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that Obadiah took an hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave...

1 Kings 19:2,10-14 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also...

1 Kings 21:20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you...

1 Kings 22:8,26,27 And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD...

2 Kings 1:9 Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and, behold, he sat on the top of an hill...

2 Chronicles 16:10 Then Asa was wroth with the seer, and put him in a prison house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing...

2 Chronicles 24:20-22 And the Spirit of God came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said to them, Thus said God...

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Nehemiah 9:26 Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs...

Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Jeremiah 26:8,21-23 Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak to all the people...

Luke 6:23 Rejoice you in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven...

Luke 11:47-51 Woe to you! for you build the sepulchers of the prophets, and your fathers killed them...

Luke 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kill the prophets, and stone them that are sent to you...

Acts 7:51 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you.

1 Thessalonians 2:15 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:

Strong's Concordance
Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great [is] your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
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