Luke 6:28

28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Luke 6:28 in Other Translations

KJV
28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.
ESV
28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.
NLT
28 Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you.
MSG
28 When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer for that person.
CSB
28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Luke 6:28 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 6:28

Bless them that curse you;
&c.] In common discourse, or anathematize you in their synagogues:

and pray for them which despitefully use you:
so Christ himself did; (See Gill on Matthew 5:44).

Luke 6:28 In-Context

26 Woe to you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is how their ancestors treated the false prophets.
27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them.
30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.

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