Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Bless those who curse you, and pray for those who insult you.

New American Standard Bible

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

A Conservative Version

Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who mistreat you.

American Standard Version

bless them that curse you, pray for them that despitefully use you.

Amplified

Invoke blessings upon and pray for the happiness of those who curse you, implore God's blessing (favor) upon those who abuse you [who revile, reproach, disparage, and high-handedly misuse you].

An Understandable Version

[Ask God's] blessing on those who curse you; pray for those who treat you spitefully.

Anderson New Testament

bless them that curse you; pray for them that abuse you.

Bible in Basic English

Give blessing to those who give you curses, say prayers for those who are cruel to you.

Common New Testament

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and pray for those, who maliciously abuse you.

Darby Translation

bless those that curse you; pray for those who use you despitefully.

Godbey New Testament

bless those who curse you, and pray for those who despitefully use you.

Goodspeed New Testament

bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

bless those that curse you, and pray for those who despitefully use you.

Julia Smith Translation

Praise those cursing you, and pray for those threatening you.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Modern King James verseion

bless those who curse you, and pray for those who despitefully use you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bless them that curse you. And pray for them which wrongfully trouble you.

Moffatt New Testament

bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

Montgomery New Testament

Bless those who curse you, pray for those who calumniate you.

NET Bible

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

New Heart English Bible

bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you.

Noyes New Testament

bless those who curse you; pray for those who are spiteful to you.

Sawyer New Testament

bless those that curse you; pray for those that injure you;

The Emphasized Bible

Be blessing them that curse you; be praying for them that wantonly insult you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

bless those who curse you, and pray for those who wantonly insult you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Bless those who curse you, pray for those who insult you.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

bless those who curse you; pray for those who revile you.

Williams New Testament

continue to bless those who curse you, and continue to pray for those who abuse you.

World English Bible

bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you.

Worrell New Testament

bless those who curse you; pray for those who revile you.

Worsley New Testament

bless them that curse you, and pray for them that abuse you;

Youngs Literal Translation

bless those cursing you, and pray for those accusing you falsely;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

καταράομαι 
Kataraomai 
Usage: 3

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

ἐπηρεάζω 
Epereazo 
Usage: 1

Images Luke 6:28

Prayers for Luke 6:28

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: Love For Enemies

27 "But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. 28 Bless those who curse you, and pray for those who insult you. 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.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:9

Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing.

Luke 23:34

Jesus kept saying, "Father, forgive them, because they don't know what they're doing." Then they divided his clothes among them by throwing dice.

Romans 12:14

Bless those who persecute you. Keep on blessing them, and never curse them.

1 Corinthians 4:12

We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.

Ezekiel 25:15

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because Philistia has made it their practice to carry out retribution, accompanied by extraordinary malice in their personal vendettas vendettas that spring from their everlasting hostility

Ezekiel 36:5

""Because this is what the Lord GOD says: "Motivated by my burning zealousness, I have spoken against the rest of the surrounding nations, including Edom, who confiscated my land, taking possession of it with joyful enthusiasm and with animal-like malice, in order to plunder Israel's pastures.'

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

Luke 6:27

"But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you.

Luke 6:35

Rather, love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind even to ungrateful and evil people.

Acts 7:60

Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, don't hold this sin against them!" After he had said this, he died.

Acts 14:5

Now when an attempt was made by both gentiles and Jews, along with their authorities, to mistreat and stone them,

James 3:10

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

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