Matthew 5:10

10 "Blessed are those who have been 1persecuted for the sake of righteousness, 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 have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 "Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
12 "Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 1 Peter 3:14
  • 2. Matthew 5:3; Matthew 19:14; Matthew 25:34; Mark 10:14; Luke 6:20; Luke 22:29
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