Repaying Evil For Evil

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 5:39

But I tell you, don’t resist an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.

Genesis 50:15

When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said to one another, “If Joseph is holding a grudge against us, he will certainly repay us for all the suffering we caused him.”

Judges 15:10

So the men of Judah said, “Why have you attacked us?”They replied, “We have come to arrest Samson and pay him back for what he did to us.”

Judges 15:11

Then 3,000 men of Judah went to the cave at the rock of Etam, and they asked Samson, “Don’t you realize that the Philistines rule over us? What have you done to us?”“I have done to them what they did to me,” he answered.

Proverbs 24:29

Don’t say, “I’ll do to him what he did to me;
I’ll repay the man for what he has done.”

Ezekiel 7:9

I will not look on you with pity or spare you.
I will punish you for your ways
and for your detestable practices within you.
Then you will know
that it is I, Yahweh, who strikes.

Psalm 137:8

Daughter Babylon, doomed to destruction,
happy is the one who pays you back
what you have done to us.

Psalm 41:10

But You, Lord, be gracious to me and raise me up;
then I will repay them.

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