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Matthew 5:12  (King James Version)
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Verse Comparison: Matthew 5:12

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American Standard Version
Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets that were before you.

Amplified® Bible
Be glad {and} supremely joyful, for your reward in heaven is great (strong and intense), for in this same way people persecuted the prophets who were before you. [II Chron. 36:16.]

Contemporary English Version
Be happy and excited! You will have a great reward in heaven. People did these same things to the prophets who lived long ago.

Darby English Version
Rejoice and exult, for your reward is great in the heavens; for thus have they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Good News Bible
Be happy and glad, for a great reward is kept for you in heaven. This is how the prophets who lived before you were persecuted.

International Standard Version
Rejoice and be extremely glad, because your reward in heaven is great! For that's how they persecuted the prophets who came before you."

King James Version
Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

New American Standard Bible
"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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

New King James Version
Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

N.A.S.B. in E-Prime
"Rejoice and feel glad, for your reward in heaven has become great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who lived before you.

Revised Standard Version
Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so men persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Young's Literal Translation
rejoice ye and be glad, because your reward `is' great in the heavens, for thus did they persecute the prophets who were before you.


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