Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.

Bible References


Luke 23:34
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing. And dividing his garments, they cast a lot.
Acts 7:60
And having knelt down, he cried out in a great voice, Lord, place not this sin to them. And after saying this, he slept.
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you. Bless ye and do not curse.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
James 3:10
Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and curse. My brothers, these things ought not to happen this way.
1 Peter 3:9
not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling, but instead giving praise, knowing that ye were called for this, so that ye might inherit a blessing.


Ezekiel 25:15
Thus says lord LORD: Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with spite of soul to destroy with perpetual enmity,
Ezekiel 36:5
therefore thus says lord LORD: Surely in the fire of my jealousy I have spoken against the residue of the nations, and against all Edom, who have appointed my land to themselves for a possession with the joy of all their heart, wit
Acts 14:5
And as a violent movement developed, both of the Gentiles and of the Jews, with their rulers, to denounce and to stone them,

General references

Exodus 23:4
If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, thou shall surely bring it back to him again.
Numbers 12:13
And Moses cried to LORD, saying, Heal her, O God, I beseech thee.
Matthew 5:44
But I say to 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 ye and do not curse.