Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

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Matthew 5:39
but I say unto you, don't return evil for evil; on the contrary, if any one strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other likewise.
Luke 6:35
but as for you, love your enemies, do good, and lend without expecting any advantage from it: so shall your reward be great, in acting like the children of the most high: for he is kind to the most ungrateful wretches.
Romans 12:17
Render no man evil for evil. mind such things as are approved not only by God, but by men.
1 Corinthians 6:7
beside, you are absolutely in the wrong in going to law with one another at all: why don't you rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer loss?
1 Peter 2:22
leaving an example for your exact imitation, he who never offended, and from whose lips no fallacy was ever utter'd,
1 Peter 3:9
don't return evil for evil, nor calumny for calumny; on the contrary, bestow your benedictions, considering that your vocation obliges you thereto, as a means to obtain the divine blessing.


1 Thessalonians 2:12
conjuring you to live suitably to the favour of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.
Romans 14:19
Let us therefore pursue those things which tend to peace, and mutual edification.
1 Corinthians 14:1
Cultivate social virtue; then desire spiritual gifts, but chiefly that of explaining the prophetical writings.
1 Timothy 6:11
As for you the minister of God, avoid those things: adhere to justice, piety, faith, charity, patience, and benignity of temper.
Hebrews 12:14
seek peace with all men, and sanctity of life, without which no man shall see the Lord:
1 Peter 3:11
he must avoid vice, practise virtue, seek peace, and persevere in the enquiry.
3 John 1:11
my beloved, don't imitate vice, but virtue. he that does good, is a child of God: he that does evil, is not acquainted with God.


Romans 12:17
Render no man evil for evil. mind such things as are approved not only by God, but by men.
Galatians 6:10
therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good offices to all men, especially to the family of believers.
2 Timothy 2:24
a christian must not be litigious, but easy to all men, qualify'd to instruct,
Titus 3:2
to speak evil of no man. to avoid contention, to be moderate and entirely inoffensive to all men.
1 Peter 2:17
of God. Be respectful to all, love your brethren, fear God, and honour the king.

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Romans 12:14
bless them who persecute you: