Parallel Verses

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.

International Standard Version

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

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 unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 And unto the one that smites thee on the one cheek offer also the other, and to the one that takes away thy cloak defend not thy coat also.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance.

Luke 23:34

Then Jesus said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment and cast lots.

Romans 12:14

Bless those who persecute you: bless, and do not curse.

1 Corinthians 4:12

and labour, working with our own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it;

Ezekiel 25:15

Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because the Palestinians have dealt by revenge and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart to destroying because of perpetual enmity,

Ezekiel 36:5

therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Surely in the fire of my jealousy I have spoken against the other Gentiles and against all Idumea, who have disputed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful desires, to cast it out for a prey.

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those that curse you, do good to those that hate you, and pray for those who speak evil about you, and persecute you;

Luke 6:27

But I say unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Luke 6:35

But rather love ye your enemies and do good and lend, hoping for nothing again, and your reward shall be great; and ye shall be the sons of the Most High, for he is kind even unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Acts 7:60

And he kneeled down and cried with a loud voice, Lord, impute not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep in the Lord.

Acts 14:5

And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles and also of the Jews with their princes, to insult them and to stone them,

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.

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