Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Leviticus 19:18
You must not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the children of your people, but you must love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.
1 Samuel 24:10
Today your own eyes see how the Lord delivered you -- this very day -- into my hands in the cave. Some told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and said, 'I will not extend my hand against my lord, for he is the Lord's chosen one.'
1 Samuel 25:31
Your conscience will not be overwhelmed with guilt for having poured out innocent blood and for having taken matters into your own hands. When the Lord has granted my lord success, please remember your servant."
1 Samuel 26:8
Abishai said to David, "Today God has delivered your enemy into your hands. Now let me drive the spear right through him into the ground with one swift jab! A second jab won't be necessary!"
Job 31:29
If I have rejoiced over the misfortune of my enemy or exulted because calamity found him --
Proverbs 20:22
Do not say, "I will pay back evil!" Wait for the Lord, so that he may vindicate you.
Proverbs 24:29
Do not say, "I will do to him just as he has done to me; I will pay him back according to what he has done."
Luke 6:29
To the person who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other as well, and from the person who takes away your coat, do not withhold your tunic either.
Romans 12:17
Do not repay anyone evil for evil; consider what is good before all people.
1 Corinthians 6:7
The fact that you have lawsuits among yourselves demonstrates that you have already been defeated. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.
Hebrews 12:4
You have not yet resisted to the point of bloodshed in your struggle against sin.
James 5:6
You have condemned and murdered the righteous person, although he does not resist you.
1 Peter 3:9
Do not return evil for evil or insult for insult, but instead bless others because you were called to inherit a blessing.


1 Kings 22:24
Zedekiah son of Kenaanah approached, hit Micaiah on the jaw, and said, "Which way did the Lord's spirit go when he went from me to speak to you?"
Job 16:10
People have opened their mouths against me, they have struck my cheek in scorn; they unite together against me.
Isaiah 50:6
I offered my back to those who attacked, my jaws to those who tore out my beard; I did not hide my face from insults and spitting.
Lamentations 3:30
Let him offer his cheek to the one who hits him; let him have his fill of insults.
Micah 5:1
But now slash yourself, daughter surrounded by soldiers! We are besieged! With a scepter they strike Israel's ruler on the side of his face.
Luke 6:29
To the person who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other as well, and from the person who takes away your coat, do not withhold your tunic either.
Luke 22:64
They blindfolded him and asked him repeatedly, "Prophesy! Who hit you?"
1 Peter 2:20
For what credit is it if you sin and are mistreated and endure it? But if you do good and suffer and so endure, this finds favor with God.

General references

Proverbs 3:30
Do not accuse anyone without legitimate cause, if he has not treated you wrongly.

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