Fear not.

Matthew 10.26-31 = Luke 12.2-7.

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§ Acts 27.34:

Διο παρακαλω υμας μεταλαβειν τροφης, τουτο γαρ προς της υμετερας σωτηριας υπαρχει, ουδενος γαρ υμων θριξ απο της κεφαλης απολειται.

Therefore I encourage you to take food, for it is for your salvation, for no hair of yours is to perish from your head.

§ Thomas 5:

ΠΕϪΕ Ι̅C̅ CΟΥΩΝΠΕΤΜ̅ΠΜ̅ΤΟ Μ̅ΠΕΚϨΟ ΕΒΟΛ ΑΥΩ ΠΕΘΗΠ ΕΡΟΚ ϤΝΑϬΩΛΠ ΕΒΟΛ ΝΑΚ ΜΝ̅ΛΑΑΥ ΓΑΡ ΕϤϨΗΠ ΕϤΝΑΟΥΩΝϨ ΕΒΟΛ ΑΝ.

Jesus said: Know what is in your sight, and that which is hidden from you will be revealed to you. For there is nothing hidden that will not be made apparent.

Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 654, lines 27-31:

Λεγει Ιη{σου}ς· [Γνωθι το ον εμπροσ]θεν της οψεως σου και [το κεκαλυμμενον] απο σου αποκαλυφ{θ}ησετ[αι σοι· ου γαρ εσ]τιν κρυπτον ο ου φαν[ερον γενησεται,] και θεθαμμενον ο ο[υκ εγερθησεται.]

Says Je{su}s: [Know what is be]fore your face and [what has been veiled] from you shall be un{v}eil[ed for you. For it is not hidden which shall not [become] appar[ent,] and buried which shall n[ot be raised up.]

Thomas 33:

ΠΕϪΕ Ι̅C̅ ΠΕΤΚΝΑCΩΤΜ̅ ΕΡΟϤ ϨΜ̅ΠΕΚΜΑΑϪΕ ϨΜ̅ΠΚΕΜΑΑϪΕ ΤΑϢΕΟΕΙϢ Μ̅ΜΟϤ ϨΙϪΝ̅ΝΕΤΝ̅ϪΕΝΕΠΩΡ ΜΑΡΕΛΑΑΥ ΓΑΡ ϪΕΡΕϨΗΒ̅C̅ Ν̅ϤΚΑΑϤ ϨΑΜΑΑϪΕ ΟΥΔΕ ΜΑϤΚΑΑϤ ϨΜ̅ΜΑ ΕϤϨΗΠ ΑΛΛΑ ΕϢΑΡΕϤΚΑΑϤ ϨΙϪΝ̅ΤΛΥΧΝΙΑ ϪΕΚΑΑC ΟΥΟΝ ΝΙΜ ΕΤΒΗΚ ΕϨΟΥΝ ΑΥΩ ΕΤΝ̅ΝΗΥ ΕΒΟΛ ΕΥΝΑΝΑΥ ΑΠΕϤΟΥΟΕΙΝ.

Jesus said: Preach from your housetops that which you will hear in your ear. For no one lights a lamp and puts it under a peck, nor does he put it in a hidden place, but rather he sets it on a lampstand so that everyone who goes in and comes out might look upon its light.

Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1 verso, lines 41-42:

Λεγει Ι{ησου}ς· {Ο} ακουεις [ε]ις [το εν ω]τιον σου [....]

Says J{esu}s: {What} you hear [i]n [the one e]ar of yours [....]

§ Shepherd of Hermas, Mandate 12.6.3:

Ακουσατε ουν μου και φοβηθητε τον παντα δυναμενον, σωσαι και απολεσαι, και τηρειτε τας εντολας ταυτας, και ζησεσθε τω θεω.

Listen therefore to me and fear the one who can do all things, to save and to destroy, and keep these commands, and you will live to God.

§ 2 Clement 5.2-4:

Λεγει γαρ ο κυριος· Εσεσθε ως αρνια εν μεσω λυκων. αποκριθεις δε ο Πετρος αυτω λεγει· Εαν ουν διασπαραξωσιν οι λυκοι τα αρνια; ειπεν ο Ιησους τω Πετρω· Μη φοβεισθωσαν τα αρνια τους λυκους μετα το αποθανειν αυτα· και υμεις μη φοβεισθε τους αποκτεννοντας υμας και μηδεν υμιν δυναμενους ποιειν, αλλα φοβεισθε τον μετα το αποθανειν υμας εχοντα εξουσιαν ψυχης και σωματος του βαλειν εις γεενναν πυρος.

For the Lord says: You shall be as lambs in the midst of wolves. But Peter answered and says to him: What therefore if the wolves should tear the lambs apart? Jesus said to Peter: Let not the lambs fear the wolves after they are dead; and you, fear not those that kill you and are able to do nothing to you, but rather fear the one who, after you are dead has authority of soul and body, to cast them into the gehenna of fire.

§ Justin Martyr, Apology 1.19.6-8:

Κρειττον δε πιστευειν και τα τη εαυτων φυσει και ανθρωποις αδυνατα η ομοιως τοις αλλοις απιστειν παρειληφαμεν, επειδη και τον ημετερον διδασκαλον Ιησουν Χριστον εγνωμεν ειποντα· Τα αδυνατα παρα ανθρωποις δυνατα παρα θεω, και· Μη φοβεισθε τους αναιρουντας υμας και μετα ταυτα μη δυναμενους τι ποιησαι, ειπε, φοβηθητε δε τον μετα το αποθανειν δυναμενον και ψυχην και σωμα εις γεενναν εμβαλειν. η δε γεεννα εστι τοπος ενθα κολαζεσθαι μελλουσιν οι αδικως βιωσαντες και μη πιστευοντες ταυτα γενησεσθαι οσα ο θεος δια του Χριστου εδιδαξε.

And we have comprehended that it is better to have faith in even what is impossible to our own nature and to men than to be faithless like the others, since we know also that our teacher Jesus Christ said: Things impossible with men are possible with God, and: Fear not those who destroy you and after these things cannot do any more, but fear him who after death can cast both soul and body into gehenna. And gehenna is a place where those who have lived wickedly are about to be punished, and who do not have faith that as many things as God has taught us through Christ will happen.

(Thanks to Julian from the Internet Infidels Discussion Board for reminding me of this parallel in a private message.)