Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

General references

Bible References

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Matthew 5:39
But I tell you, don't resist him who is evil; but whoever strikes you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Luke 6:27
"But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Luke 9:55
But he turned and rebuked them, "You don't know of what kind of spirit you are.

Vengeance

Romans 13:4
for he is a servant of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid, for he doesn't bear the sword in vain; for he is a servant of God, an avenger for wrath to him who does evil.
Deuteronomy 32:35
Vengeance is mine, and recompense, at the time when their foot slides; for the day of their calamity is at hand. The things that are to come on them shall make haste."
Psalm 94:1
Yahweh, you God to whom vengeance belongs, you God to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth.
Nahum 1:2
Yahweh is a jealous God and avenges. Yahweh avenges and is full of wrath. Yahweh takes vengeance on his adversaries, and he maintains wrath against his enemies.
Hebrews 10:30
For we know him who said, "Vengeance belongs to me," says the Lord, "I will repay." Again, "The Lord will judge his people."

General references

Exodus 23:4
"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again.
Proverbs 3:30
Don't strive with a man without cause, if he has done you no harm.
Luke 22:50
A certain one of them struck the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear.