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19 Bible Verses about Turning The Other Cheek

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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.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See to it that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue good toward one another and toward all [people].

1 Peter 3:8-10

And finally, all [of you be] harmonious, sympathetic, showing mutual affection, compassionate, humble, not repaying evil for evil or insult for insult, but on the other hand blessing [others], because for this [reason] you were called, so that you could inherit a blessing. For "The one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and [his] lips must not speak deceit.

Romans 12:17

Pay back no one evil for evil. Take thought for [what is] good in the sight of all people.

John 18:22-23

Now [when] he had said these [things], one of the officers who was standing by gave a slap in the face to Jesus, saying, "Do you reply to the high priest in this way?" Jesus replied to him, "If I have spoken wrongly, testify about what [is] wrong! But if [I have spoken] correctly, why do you strike me?"

John 19:3

and were coming up to him and saying, "Hail, king of the Jews!" and were giving him slaps in the face.

2 Chronicles 18:23-24

Then Zedekiah the son of Kenaanah came near and struck Micaiah on the cheek and said, "{Which way} did the Spirit of Yahweh come from me to speak to you?" Then Micaiah said, "Behold, you will see on that day when you go into a private room to hide yourself."

1 Samuel 26:9-11

But David said to Abishai, "Do not destroy him! For who has stretched out his hand against Yahweh's anointed one and remained blameless?" And David said, "{As Yahweh lives}, {certainly} Yahweh will strike him, or his day will come and he will die, or he will go down in the battle and {perish}. {Yahweh forbid me} from stretching out my hand against Yahweh's anointed one! So then, please take the spear that [is] near his head and the jar of water, and let us go."

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