Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Hebrews 11:25 in English Standard Version "choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin." Job 36:21 Take care; do not turn to iniquity, for this you have chosen rather than affliction. Ps 84:10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. 1Jo 2:17 And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.