Matthew 5:39
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New International Version
But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.


New American Standard Bible
"But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.


King James Bible
But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I tell you, don't resist an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.


International Standard Version
But I tell you not to resist an evildoer. On the contrary, whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other to him as well.


American Standard Version
but I say unto you, resist not him that is evil: but whosoever smiteth thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.


Douay-Rheims Bible
But I say to you not to resist evil: but if one strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him also the other:


Darby Bible Translation
But I say unto you, not to resist evil; but whoever shall strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him also the other;


Young's Literal Translation
but I -- I say to you, not to resist the evil, but whoever shall slap thee on thy right cheek, turn to him also the other;
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Context
Revenge

38You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39But I say to you, That you resist not evil: but whoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. 40And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also. 41And whoever shall compel you to go a mile, go with him two. 42Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not you away.
Cross References
1 Kings 22:24
But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near, and smote Micaiah on the cheek, and said, Which way went the Spirit of the LORD from me to speak to you?


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


Proverbs 24:29
Say not, I will do so to him as he has done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.


Matthew 5:40
And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.


Luke 6:7
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.


Luke 6:29
And to him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also.


Luke 6:30
Give to every man that asks of you; and of him that takes away your goods ask them not again.


John 18:23
Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smite you me?


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? why do you not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?


Treasury of Scripture

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.

That.

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 24:10-15 Behold, this day your eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered you to day into my hand in the cave: and some bade me kill you...

1 Samuel 25:31-34 That this shall be no grief to you, nor offense of heart to my lord, either that you have shed blood causeless...

1 Samuel 26:8-10 Then said Abishai to David, God has delivered your enemy into your hand this day: now therefore let me smite him, I pray you...

Job 31:29-31 If I rejoice at the destruction of him that hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him...

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

Proverbs 24:29 Say not, I will do so to him as he has done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.

Luke 6:29 And to him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also.

Romans 12:17-19 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 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Hebrews 12:4 You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin.

James 5:6 You have condemned and killed the just; and he does not resist you.

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

whosoever.

1 Kings 22:24 But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near, and smote Micaiah on the cheek, and said...

Job 16:10 They have gaped on me with their mouth; they have smitten me on the cheek reproachfully...

Isaiah 50:6 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting.

Lamentations 3:30 He gives his cheek to him that smites him: he is filled full with reproach.

Micah 5:1 Now gather yourself in troops, O daughter of troops: he has laid siege against us...

Luke 6:29 And to him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also.

Luke 22:64 And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote you?

1 Peter 2:20-23 For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well...

Strong's Concordance
But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
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