The Suffering of Injustice
James 2:8-9
If you fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well:…

When Athens was governed by the thirty tyrants, Socrates the philosopher was summoned to the senate house, and ordered to go with some other persons they named, to seize one Leon, a man of rank and fortune, whom they determined to put out of the way, that they might enjoy his estate. This commission Socrates flatly refused, and, not satisfied therewith, added his reasons for such refusal: "I will never willingly assist an unjust act." Chericles sharply replied, "Dost thou think, Socrates, to talk always in this high style, and not to suffer?" "Far from it," added he; "I expect to suffer a thousand ills, but none so great as to do unjustly."

(K. Arvine.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

WEB: However, if you fulfill the royal law, according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you do well.

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