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19 Bible Verses about Turning The Other Cheek

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Matthew 5:39

But I tell you not to resist an evildoer. On the contrary, whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other to him as well.

Luke 6:29

If someone strikes you on the cheek, offer him the other one as well, and if someone takes your coat, don't keep back your shirt, either.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

1 Peter 3:8-10

Finally, all of you must live in harmony, be sympathetic, love as brothers, and be compassionate and humble. Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing. "For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

Romans 12:17

Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people.

John 18:22-23

When he said this, one of the officers standing nearby slapped Jesus on the face and demanded, "Is that any way to answer the high priest?" Jesus answered him, "If I have said anything wrong, tell me what it was. But if I have told the truth, why do you hit me?"

John 19:3

They kept coming up to him and saying, "Long live the king of the Jews!" Then they began to slap him on the face.

2 Chronicles 18:23-24

As if on cue, Chenaanah's son Zedekiah approached Micaiah and struck him on the cheek. Then he asked him, "How did the Spirit of the LORD move from me to speak to you?" Micaiah replied, "You'll learn the answer to that question when the day comes that you run away to hide yourself in a closet!"

1 Samuel 26:9-11

David told Abishai, "Don't destroy him. Who can raise his hand to strike the LORD's anointed and remain innocent? As the LORD lives, the LORD will strike him down, or his time will come to die, or he will go into battle and perish. The LORD forbid that I should raise my hand against the LORD's anointed. Now take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let's go."

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