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He giveth his cheek to him that smiteth him: he is filled full with reproach.

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Job 16:10
People gaped at me with mouths wide open; they slap me in their scorn and gather together against me.
Isaiah 50:6
I gave my back to those who beat me and my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard. I did not turn away my face from insults and spitting.
Micah 5:1
"Now marshal yourselves as troops. He has laid siege to us. They will strike the judge of Israel on the cheek with a rod."
Matthew 5:39
But I tell you not to resist an evildoer. On the contrary, whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other to him as well.
Matthew 26:67
Then they spit in his face and hit him. Some slapped him,
Luke 6:29
If someone strikes you on the cheek, offer him the other one as well, and if someone takes your coat, don't keep back your shirt, either.
2 Corinthians 11:20
You tolerate anyone who makes you his slaves, devours what you have, takes what is yours, orders you around, or slaps your face!


Psalm 69:9
Zeal for your house consumes me, and the mockeries of those who insult you fall on me.
Psalm 123:3
Have mercy on us, LORD, have mercy, for we have had more than enough of contempt.

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Lamentations 3:61
LORD, you listened to their insults all their plots against me,

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