"But before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name.
This will result in your being witnesses to them.1
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But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves.2
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For I will give you3 words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.
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You will be betrayed even by parents, brothers, relatives and friends,4 and they will put some of you to death.
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All men will hate you because of me.5
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