Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be thou not overcome by evil, but overcome evil by good.
if I have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him
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,
Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who mistreat you.
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing. And dividing his garments, they cast a lot.
And having knelt down, he cried out in a great voice, Lord, place not this sin to them. And after saying this, he slept.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that not any man repays evil for evil to any man, but always pursue the good, both for each other and for all.
Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and curse. My brothers, these things ought not to happen this way.
1 Peter 2:21
For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps.
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.