12 Bible Verses about Repaying Evil For Evil
Most Relevant Verses
Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. Respect what is right in the sight of all men.
See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.
When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong which we did to him!”
The men of Judah said, “Why have you come up against us?” And they said, “We have come up to bind Samson in order to do to him as he did to us.”
Then 3,000 men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam and said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?” And he said to them, “As they did to me, so I have done to them.”
Do not say, “Thus I shall do to him as he has done to me;
I will render to the man according to his work.”
Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
Wait for the Lord, and He will save you.
My eye will show no pity nor will I spare. I will repay you according to your ways, while your abominations are in your midst; then you will know that I, the Lord, do the smiting.
O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one,
How blessed will be the one who repays you
With the recompense with which you have repaid us.
But You, O Lord, be gracious to me and raise me up,
That I may repay them.
- Repaying (12 instances)