Matthew 5:10

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

Matthew 5:10 In-Context

8 "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
9 "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
10 "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 "Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.
12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 2 Timothy 2:12; James 5:11; 1 Peter 3:14
  • 2. [See ver. 3 above]
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