Verses with the word persecute in the Old Testament (16 verses):
Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me?
O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:
Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.
Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.
Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.
For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded.
Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.
So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.
How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.
And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will deliver them to be removed to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse, and an astonishment, and an hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whither I have driven them:
Persecute and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of the LORD.