Comparison: 3 Nephi 12:12 -> Matthew 5:12

3 Nephi 12:12 (1830 edition page 480) Matthew 5:12
for ye shall have great joy and be exceeding glad, for great shall be your reward in Heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.