Accepting Beatings

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Psalm 141:5

Let a righteous one strike me in kindness, and let him chasten me. [It is] oil for [my] head; let not my head refuse. For still my prayer [is] against their evil deeds.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you put up with [it] if someone enslaves you, if someone devours [you], if someone takes advantage of [you], if someone is presumptious [toward you], if someone strikes you in the face.

Matthew 5:39

But I say to you, do not resist the evildoer, but whoever strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other to him also.

Luke 6:29

To the one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from the one who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic also.

Lamentations 3:30

Let him give a cheek to his smiter, let him be filled with disgrace.

Proverbs 23:35

"They struck me; I was not hurt. They beat me; I did not know [it]. When I will awake, I will continue; I will seek it again."

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