Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

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

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

bless and show kindness to those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat 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.

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 I tell you, my hearers, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you: 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. 29 If a man strikes you on the one cheek, offer him the other as well: if anyone takes your coat, do not deny him your shirt as well;


Cross References

1 Peter 3:9

never paying back evil for evil, never reviling when you are reviled, but on the contrary blessing. For this is your vocation, to bless and to inherit blessing;

Luke 23:34

Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, they do not know what they are doing." Then they distributed his clothes among themselves by drawing lots.

Romans 12:14

Bless those who make a practice of persecuting you; bless them instead of cursing them.

1 Corinthians 4:12

we work hard for our living; when reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we put up with it;

1 Corinthians 4:12

we work hard for our living; when reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we put up with it;

1 Corinthians 4:12

we work hard for our living; when reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we put up with it;

Matthew 5:44

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

Luke 6:27

I tell you, my hearers, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you:

Luke 6:35

No, you must love your enemies and help them, you must lend to them without expecting any return; then you will have a rich reward, you will be sons of the Most High for he is kind even to the ungrateful and the evil.

Acts 7:60

Then he knelt down and cried aloud, "Lord, let not this sin stand against them!" With these words he slept the sleep of death.

Acts 14:5

But, when the Gentiles and Jews along with their rulers made a hostile movement to insult and stone them,

James 3:10

blessing and cursing stream from the same lips! My brothers, this ought not to be.

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