27"But I say to you who hear, 1love your enemies, dogood to those who hate you,28blessthose who curse you, 2pray for those who amistreat you.29"3Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the otheralso; and whoever takesaway your bcoat, do not withhold your cshirt from him either.30"Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takesawaywhat is yours, do not demand it back.31"d4Treatothers the sameway you wantethem to treat you.32"5If you lovethose who love you, whatcredit is that to you? For evensinnerslovethose who love them.33"If you dogood to those who dogood to you, whatcredit is that to you? For evensinnersdo the same.34"6If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, whatcredit is that to you? Evensinnerslend to sinners in order to receiveback the same amount.35"But 7love your enemies, and dogood, and lend, fexpectingnothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be 8sons of 9the MostHigh; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.36"gBe merciful, just as your Father is merciful.37"10Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; h11pardon, and you will be pardoned.38"Give, and it will be given to you. They will ipour12into your lap a 13goodmeasure-presseddown, shakentogether, and runningover. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."