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19 Bible Verses about Turning The Other Cheek

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Matthew 5:39

But I tell you, don't resist him who is evil; but whoever strikes you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.

Luke 6:29

To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him who takes away your cloak, don't withhold your coat also.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

1 Peter 3:8-10

Finally, be all like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tenderhearted, courteous, not rendering evil for evil, or insult for insult; but instead blessing; knowing that to this were you called, that you may inherit a blessing. For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.

John 18:22-23

When he had said this, one of the officers standing by slapped Jesus with his hand, saying, "Do you answer the high priest like that?" Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken evil, testify of the evil; but if well, why do you beat me?"

John 19:3

They kept saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!" and they kept slapping him.

2 Chronicles 18:23-24

Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah came near, and struck Micaiah on the cheek, and said, "Which way did the Spirit of Yahweh go from me to speak to you?" Micaiah said, "Behold, you shall see on that day, when you shall go into an inner room to hide yourself."

1 Samuel 26:9-11

David said to Abishai, "Don't destroy him; for who can put forth his hand against Yahweh's anointed, and be guiltless?" David said, "As Yahweh lives, Yahweh will strike him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall go down into battle and perish. Yahweh forbid that I should put forth my hand against Yahweh's anointed; but now please take the spear that is at his head, and the jar of water, and let us go."

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