Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that abuse you and persecute you;
bless them that curse you, and pray for them that abuse you;
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his garments, and cast lots for them.
And bending his knees, he cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this he fell asleep.
1 Corinthians 4:12
and we labour working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless: when persecuted, we bear it: when defamed, we intreat.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that no one render evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both to each other and to all men.
out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. These things, my brethren, ought not so to be.
1 Peter 2:21
For unto this are ye called; because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye might follow his steps.
1 Peter 3:9
not returning evil for evil, or reproach for reproach: but on the contrary blessing even those that curse you: knowing ye are called unto this, that ye may obtain a blessing.