Luke 6:27-36 LEB

The Sermon on the Plain: Love for Enemies

27 "But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

References for Luke 6:27

      28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
      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.
      30 Give to everyone who asks you, and from the one who takes away your things, do not ask for [them back].a

      References for Luke 6:30

        • Ė 6:30 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
          31 And just as you want people {to do}b to you, do {the same}c to them.

          References for Luke 6:31

            • ė 6:31 - Literally "would do"
            • Ę 6:31 - Literally "likewise"
              32 "And if you love those who love you, what kind of credit is [that] to you? For even sinners love those who love them!
              33 And ifd you do good to those who do good to you, what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even the sinners do the same!

              References for Luke 6:33

                • ę 6:33 - Some manuscripts have "For even if"
                  34 And if you lend [to those] from whom you expect to receive [back], what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may get back an equal [amount]!
                  35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend expecting back nothing, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
                  36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful!e

                  References for Luke 6:36

                    • Ě 6:36 - Some manuscripts have "also is merciful"