“They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.”
King James Version (KJV)
16:2 The time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think he doth God service - But, blessed be God, the time is so far past, that those who bear the name of Christ do not now generally suppose they do him service by killing each other for a difference in opinion or mode of worship.
Joh 16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues. Excommunicate you. The first persecutions were Jewish. Whoever killeth you will think he doeth God a service. Even so Saul of Tarsus thought while persecuting the saints (Ac 22:3,4). Fanaticism has always held the slaughter of those who are deemed heretics to be praiseworthy.