Verses with the word persecuted in the Old Testament (6 verses):
And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee.
Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.