Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

Bible References

Rendering

1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it , ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it , ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Proverbs 17:13
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.
Proverbs 20:22
Say not thou, I will recompense evil: Wait for Jehovah, and he will save thee.
Matthew 5:39
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.
Luke 6:27
But I say unto you that hear, Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you,
Romans 12:14
Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.
1 Corinthians 4:12
and we toil, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
Ephesians 4:32
and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.

General references

1 Samuel 17:29
And David said, What have I now done? Is there not a cause?
Proverbs 17:13
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.
Proverbs 26:4
Answer not a fool according to his folly, Lest thou also be like unto him.
Matthew 5:44
but I say unto you, love your enemies, and pray for them that persecute you;
Romans 12:14
Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.

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