1 Thessalonians 5:15
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New International Version
Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else.


New American Standard Bible
See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.


King James Bible
See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.


International Standard Version
Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.


American Standard Version
See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.


Douay-Rheims Bible
See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good towards each other, and towards all men.


Darby Bible Translation
See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;


Young's Literal Translation
see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;
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Context
Christian Living

12And we beseech you, brothers, to know them which labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves. 14Now we exhort you, brothers, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. 15See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men. 16Rejoice ever more. 17Pray without ceasing. 18In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 19Quench not the Spirit. 20Despise not prophesyings. 21Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. 22Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Cross References
Proverbs 20:22
Say not you, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save you.


Matthew 5:44
But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which spitefully use you, and persecute you;


Romans 12:9
Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; hold to that which is good.


Romans 12:17
Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.


Galatians 6:10
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.


1 Thessalonians 5:21
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.


1 Peter 3:9
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that you are thereunto called, that you should inherit a blessing.


Treasury of Scripture

See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

See.

Genesis 45:24 So he sent his brothers away, and they departed: and he said to them, See that you fall not out by the way.

1 Corinthians 16:10 Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he works the work of the Lord, as I also do.

Ephesians 5:15,33 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise...

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers...

Revelation 19:10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said to me, See you do it not: I am your fellow servant...

Revelation 22:9 Then said he to me, See you do it not: for I am your fellow servant, and of your brothers the prophets...

none.

Exodus 23:4,5 If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again...

Leviticus 19:18 You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself...

1 Samuel 24:13 As said the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceeds from the wicked: but my hand shall not be on you.

Psalm 7:4 If I have rewarded evil to him that was at peace with me; (yes, I have delivered him that without cause is my enemy:)

Proverbs 17:13 Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Proverbs 20:22 Say not you, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save you.

Proverbs 24:17,29 Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles...

Proverbs 25:21 If your enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:

Matthew 5:39,44,45 But I say to you, That you resist not evil: but whoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also...

Luke 6:35 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great...

Romans 12:17-21 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men...

1 Corinthians 6:7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong?...

1 Peter 2:22,23 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth...

1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that you are thereunto called...

ever.

1 Thessalonians 2:12 That you would walk worthy of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.

Deuteronomy 16:20 That which is altogether just shall you follow, that you may live, and inherit the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Psalm 38:20 They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.

Romans 14:19 Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.

1 Timothy 6:11 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 3:11-13 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it...

3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

and.

Romans 12:17,18 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men...

Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.

2 Timothy 2:24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all men, apt to teach, patient,

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness to all men.

1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

Strong's Concordance
See that none render evil for evil unto any [man]; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all [men].
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1 Thessalonians Chapter 5 Verse 15

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NT Letters: 1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that no one returns evil (1 Thess. 1 Thes. 1Th iTh i Th)
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