Matthew 5:38-42 ESV

Retaliation

38 1"You have heard that it was said, 2'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

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      39 But I say to you, 3Do not resist the one who is evil. But 4if anyone 5slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.

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      40 And 6if anyone would sue you and take your tunic,a let him have your cloak as well.

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        • 217 5:40 - [See ver. 39 above]
        • r 5:40 - Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
          41 And if anyone 7forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.

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          42 8Give to the one who begs from you, and 9do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

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