Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
But I say to you, do not resist the evildoer. But whoever strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other to him as well.
"But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
But Jesus turned and rebuked them,
for it is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be in fear, for it does not bear the sword in vain. It is God's servant to administer retribution on the wrongdoer.
I will get revenge and pay them back at the time their foot slips; for the day of their disaster is near, and the impending judgment is rushing upon them!"
O Lord, the God who avenges! O God who avenges, reveal your splendor!
The Lord is a zealous and avenging God; the Lord is avenging and very angry. The Lord takes vengeance against his foes; he sustains his rage against his enemies.
For we know the one who said, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," and again, "The Lord will judge his people."
"If you encounter your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you must by all means return it to him.
Do not accuse anyone without legitimate cause, if he has not treated you wrongly.
Then one of them struck the high priest's slave, cutting off his right ear.