Luke 6:27-28

Love for Enemies

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.

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Luke 6:27 in Other Translations

KJV
27 But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,
ESV
27 "But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
NLT
27 “But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you.
MSG
27 "To you who are ready for the truth, I say this: Love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst.
CSB
27 "But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Luke 6:27-28 In-Context

25 Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will go hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.
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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Cross References 2

  • 1. ver 35; Matthew 5:44; Romans 12:20
  • 2. S Matthew 5:44
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