Rejoice
Luke 6:23
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.
Acts 5:41
Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name.
Acts 16:25
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,
Romans 5:3
More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
2 Corinthians 4:17
For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison,
Philippians 2:17
Even if I am to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church,
James 1:2
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials,
1 Peter 4:13
But rejoice in so far as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.
for great
Matthew 6:1
"Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 6:2
"Thus, when you give alms, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
Matthew 6:4
so that your alms may be in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
Matthew 6:5
"And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
Matthew 6:16
"And when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
Matthew 10:41
He who receives a prophet because he is a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.
Matthew 10:42
And whoever gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."
Matthew 16:27
For the Son of man is to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay every man for what he has done.
Genesis 15:1
After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, "Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great."
Ruth 2:12
The LORD recompense you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!"
Psalm 19:11
More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb.
Psalm 58:11
The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance; he will bathe his feet in the blood of the wicked. [ (Psalms 58:12) Men will say, "Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth." ]
Proverbs 11:18
A wicked man earns deceptive wages, but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.
Isaiah 3:10
Tell the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.
Luke 6:23
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.
Luke 6:35
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for he is kind to the ungrateful and the selfish.
1 Corinthians 3:8
He who plants and he who waters are equal, and each shall receive his wages according to his labor.
Colossians 3:24
knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you are serving the Lord Christ.
Hebrews 11:6
And without faith it is impossible to please him. For whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Hebrews 11:26
He considered abuse suffered for the Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he looked to the reward.
for so
Matthew 21:34-38
34
When the season of fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants, to get his fruit;
35
and the tenants took his servants and beat one, killed another, and stoned another.
36
Again he sent other servants, more than the first; and they did the same to them.
37
Afterward he sent his son to them, saying, `They will respect my son.'
38
But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, `This is the heir; come, let us kill him and have his inheritance.'
Matthew 23:31-37
31
Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers.
32
You serpents, you brood of vipers, how are you to escape being sentenced to hell?
33
Therefore I send you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from town to town,
34
that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of innocent Abel to the blood of Zechari'ah the son of Barachi'ah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
35
Truly, I say to you, all this will come upon this generation.
36
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!
37
Behold, your house is forsaken and desolate.
1 Kings 18:4
and when Jez'ebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, Obadi'ah took a hundred prophets and hid them by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
1 Kings 18:13
Has it not been told my lord what I did when Jez'ebel killed the prophets of the LORD, how I hid a hundred men of the LORD'S prophets by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water?
1 Kings 19:2
Then Jez'ebel sent a messenger to Eli'jah, saying, "So may the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow."
1 Kings 19:10-14
10
He said, "I have been very jealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the people of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thy altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."
11
And he said, "Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD." And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake;
12
and after the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice.
13
And when Eli'jah heard it, he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. And behold, there came a voice to him, and said, "What are you doing here, Eli'jah?"
14
He said, "I have been very jealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the people of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thy altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."
1 Kings 21:20
Ahab said to Eli'jah, "Have you found me, O my enemy?" He answered, "I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do what is evil in the sight of the LORD.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said to Jehosh'aphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, Micai'ah the son of Imlah; but I hate him, for he never prophesies good concerning me, but evil." And Jehosh'aphat said, "Let not the king say so."
1 Kings 22:26
And the king of Israel said, "Seize Micai'ah, and take him back to Amon the governor of the city and to Jo'ash the king's son;
1 Kings 22:27
and say, `Thus says the king, "Put this fellow in prison, and feed him with scant fare of bread and water, until I come in peace."'"
2 Kings 1:9
Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty men with his fifty. He went up to Eli'jah, who was sitting on the top of a hill, and said to him, "O man of God, the king says, `Come down.'"
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in the stocks, in prison, for he was in a rage with him because of this. And Asa inflicted cruelties upon some of the people at the same time.
2 Chronicles 24:20-22
20
Then the Spirit of God took possession of Zechari'ah the son of Jehoi'ada the priest; and he stood above the people, and said to them, "Thus says God, `Why do you transgress the commandments of the LORD, so that you cannot prosper? Because you have forsaken the LORD, he has forsaken you.'"
21
But they conspired against him, and by command of the king they stoned him with stones in the court of the house of the LORD.
22
Thus Jo'ash the king did not remember the kindness which Jehoi'ada, Zechari'ah's father, had shown him, but killed his son. And when he was dying, he said, "May the LORD see and avenge!"
2 Chronicles 36:16
but they kept mocking the messengers of God, despising his words, and scoffing at his prophets, till the wrath of the LORD rose against his people, till there was no remedy.
Nehemiah 9:26
"Nevertheless they were disobedient and rebelled against thee and cast thy law behind their back and killed thy prophets, who had warned them in order to turn them back to thee, and they committed great blasphemies.
Jeremiah 2:30
In vain have I smitten your children, they took no correction; your own sword devoured your prophets like a ravening lion.
Jeremiah 26:8
And when Jeremiah had finished speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak to all the people, then the priests and the prophets and all the people laid hold of him, saying, "You shall die!
Jeremiah 26:21-23
21
And when King Jehoi'akim, with all his warriors and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death; but when Uri'ah heard of it, he was afraid and fled and escaped to Egypt.
22
Then King Jehoi'akim sent to Egypt certain men, Elna'than the son of Achbor and others with him,
23
and they fetched Uri'ah from Egypt and brought him to King Jehoi'akim, who slew him with the sword and cast his dead body into the burial place of the common people.
Luke 6:23
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.
Luke 11:47-51
47
Woe to you! for you build the tombs of the prophets whom your fathers killed.
48
So you are witnesses and consent to the deeds of your fathers; for they killed them, and you build their tombs.
49
Therefore also the Wisdom of God said, `I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute,'
50
that the blood of all the prophets, shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation,
51
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechari'ah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it shall be required of this generation.
Luke 13:34
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!
Acts 7:51
"You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out, and displease God and oppose all men