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 credit is there if you sin and are punished, and you endure it? But when you do what is good and suffer, if you endure it, this brings favor with God.
Proverbs 17:13
If anyone returns evil for good,
evil will never depart from his house.
Proverbs 20:22
Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”
Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.
Matthew 5:39
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.
Luke 6:27
“But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do what is good to those who hate you,
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
1 Corinthians 4:12
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;
Ephesians 4:32
And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

General references

1 Samuel 17:29
“What have I done now?” protested David. “It was just a question.”
Proverbs 17:13
If anyone returns evil for good,
evil will never depart from his house.
Proverbs 26:4
Don’t answer a fool according to his foolishness
or you’ll be like him yourself.
Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

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