not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance.
Not repaying anyone evil for evil; procuring that which is good not only in the sight of God, but even in the sight of all men.
See that no one renders evil for evil unto anyone, but always follow that which is good, both among yourselves and to all men.
Then shall the King say unto those on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
Not defending yourselves, dearly beloved; but rather give place unto the wrath of God, for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God has forgiven you in Christ.
but I say unto you, That ye resist not with evil, but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those that curse you, do good to those that hate you, and pray for those who speak evil about you, and persecute you;
And every one that has forsaken houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name's sake shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit eternal life.
And as he was leaving to continue his way, there came one running, who kneeled before him and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
But I say unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And a certain prince asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And we now know that unto those who love God, all things help them unto good, to those who according to the purpose are called to be saints.
And unto those whom he did mark out beforehand the way, to these he also called; and to whom he called, these he also justified; and to whom he justified, these he also glorified.
and labour, working with our own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it;
saying, Surely blessing I will bless thee and multiplying I will multiply thee.
For what glory is it if, when ye are buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is due to grace from God.
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Jesus, the Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, he himself perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes you.