Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Acts 9:16 in English Standard Version "For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name.”" Ac 5:41 Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name. Ac 9:6 But rise and enter the city, and you will be told what you are to do.” Ac 14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God. Ac 20:23 except that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city that imprisonment and afflictions await me. Ac 21:4 And having sought out the disciples, we stayed there for seven days. And through the Spirit they were telling Paul not to go on to Jerusalem. Ac 21:11 And coming to us, he took Paul’s belt and bound his own feet and hands and said, “Thus says the Holy Spirit, ‘This is how the Jews at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.’” 2Co 6:4 but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, 2Co 11:23 Are they servants of Christ? I am a better one—I am talking like a madman—with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, with countless beatings, and often near death. 1Th 3:3 that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.