Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
dear brethren, avenge not yourselves, but leave that to the resentment of another: for it is written, "vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord."
but I say unto you, don't return evil for evil; on the contrary, if any one strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other likewise.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world.
1 Peter 3:9
don't return evil for evil, nor calumny for calumny; on the contrary, bestow your benedictions, considering that your vocation obliges you thereto, as a means to obtain the divine blessing.
Don't let our religion then be expos'd to reproach.
1 Corinthians 6:6
but when a contest arises, you must refer the decision to infidels?
1 Corinthians 13:4
Social affection is patient, is kind; is a stranger to envy; is not insolently vain, nor arrogant: does not behave indecently,
2 Corinthians 8:20
this I did, to prevent any suspicion that might be rais'd from my having the management of so great a sum:
Finally, my brethren, whatever has the character of truth, of dignity, of justice, of chastity, whatever can procure you esteem and reputation, in a word, if there be any thing virtuous or praise-worthy, let that be the object of your enquiry.
Be prudent in your conduct to those, who are not christians: and make the best of of every opportunity.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that your way of life may stand fair to the world, and prevent your being dependent upon any man.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
if it has the least appearance of evil, reject it.
1 Timothy 5:14
I enjoin therefore the young women to marry, to detest abortion, to govern their families, and give our enemies no handle for reproach.
but to lectures on virtue, that they may teach the young women prudence, to love their husbands,
1 Peter 2:12
souls. Let your behaviour among the Gentiles be virtuous, that instead of inveighing against you as vicious, they may observe your honest behaviour,
1 Peter 3:16
always maintaining a good conscience, that instead of inveighing against you as evildoers, they may be cover'd with confusion, who traduce your virtuous behaviour as Christians.