Women received back their dead, raised to life again.1 Others were tortured and refused to be released, so that they might gain a better resurrection.
Some faced jeers and flogging,2 while still others were chained and put in prison.337
They were stoneda;4 they were sawed in two; they were put to death by the sword.5 They went about in sheepskins and goatskins,6 destitute, persecuted and mistreated--
the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and in caves7 and holes in the ground.