Matthew 5:10-12 NIV

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,1 for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.2

References for Matthew 5:10

      11 "Blessed are you when people insult you,3 persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.4

      References for Matthew 5:11

      12 Rejoice and be glad,5 because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.6