Matthew 5:38-41 NIV

An Eye for an Eye

38 "You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'a1

References for Matthew 5:38

    • g 5:38 - Exodus 21:24; Lev. 24:20; Deut. 19:21
      39 But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.2

      References for Matthew 5:39

      40 And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well.
      41 If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.