Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do not let evil overcome you, but overcome evil by good.
If I was glad at the trouble of my hater, and gave cries of joy when evil overtook him;
But I say to you, Have love for those who are against you, and make prayer for those who are cruel to you;
Give blessing to those who give you curses, say prayers for those who are cruel to you.
And Jesus said, Father, let them have forgiveness, for they have no knowledge of what they are doing. And they made division of his clothing among them by the decision of chance.
And going down on his knees, he said in a loud voice, Lord, do not make them responsible for this sin. And when he had said this, he went to his rest.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And with our hands we do the hardest work: when they give us curses we give blessings, when we undergo punishment we take it quietly;
1 Thessalonians 5:15
Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.
Out of the same mouth comes blessing and cursing. My brothers, it is not right for these things to be so.
1 Peter 2:21
This is God's purpose for you: because Jesus himself underwent punishment for you, giving you an example, so that you might go in his footsteps:
1 Peter 3:9
Not giving back evil for evil, or curse for curse, but in place of cursing, blessing; because this is the purpose of God for you that you may have a heritage of blessing.