Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, and exulted when evil befell him;
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,
bless those that curse you; pray for those who use you despitefully.
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. And, parting out his garments, they cast lots.
And kneeling down, he cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep.
1 Corinthians 4:12
and labour, working with our own hands. Railed at, we bless; persecuted, we suffer it;
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;
Out of the same mouth goes forth blessing and cursing. It is not right, my brethren, that these things should be thus.
1 Peter 2:21
For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps:
1 Peter 3:9
not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but on the contrary, blessing others, because ye have been called to this, that ye should inherit blessing.