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Luke 6:26-36 WNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Weymouth New Testament (WNT) New International Version (NIV)
26 "Alas for you when men shall all have spoken well of you; for that is just the way their forefathers behaved to the false Prophets! 26 Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for that is how their fathers treated the false prophets.
27 "But to you who are listening to me I say, Love your enemies; seek the welfare of those who hate you; 27 "But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
28 bless those who curse you; pray for those who revile you. 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
29 To him who gives you a blow on one side of the face offer the other side also; and to him who is robbing you of your outer garment refuse not the under one also. 29 If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to him the other also. If someone takes your cloak, do not stop him from taking your tunic.
30 To every one who asks, give; and from him who takes away your property, do not demand it back. 30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.
31 And behave to your fellow men just as you would have them behave to you. 31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
32 "If you love those who love you, what credit is it to you? Why, even bad men love those who love them. 32 "If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even 'sinners' love those who love them.
33 And if you are kind to those who are kind to you, what credit is it to you? Even bad men act thus. 33 And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even 'sinners' do that.
34 And if you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is it to you? Even bad men lend to their fellows so as to receive back an equal amount. 34 And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even 'sinners' lend to 'sinners,' expecting to be repaid in full.
35 Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. 35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then 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 compassionate just as your Father is compassionate. 36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.