Matthew 5:38-42 NLT

38 "You have heard that the law of Moses says, 'If an eye is injured, injure the eye of the person who did it. If a tooth gets knocked out, knock out the tooth of the person who did it.' a

References for Matthew 5:38

    • ˆ 5:38 - Greek <I>`An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'</I> Exod 21:24; Lev 24:20; Deut 19:21.
      39 But I say, don't resist an evil person! If you are slapped on the right cheek, turn the other, too.
      40 If you are ordered to court and your shirt is taken from you, give your coat, too.
      41 If a soldier demands that you carry his gear for a mile, b carry it two miles.

      References for Matthew 5:41

        • ‰ 5:41 - Greek <I>milion</I> [4,854 feet or 1,478 meters].
          42 Give to those who ask, and don't turn away from those who want to borrow."