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 you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God.
Proverbs 17:13
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Proverbs 20:22
Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.
Matthew 5:39
But I tell you, don't resist him who is evil; but whoever strikes you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Luke 6:27
"But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless, and don't curse.
1 Corinthians 4:12
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.
Ephesians 4:32
And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

General references

1 Samuel 17:29
David said, "What have I now done? Is there not a cause?"
Proverbs 17:13
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Proverbs 26:4
Don't answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him.
Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless, and don't curse.