Matthew 5:40
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New International Version
And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as well.

New Living Translation
If you are sued in court and your shirt is taken from you, give your coat, too.

English Standard Version
And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well.

Berean Study Bible
if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well;

Berean Literal Bible
And to the one willing to sue you and to take your tunic, yield to him the cloak as well.

New American Standard Bible
"If anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, let him have your coat also.

King James Bible
And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As for the one who wants to sue you and take away your shirt, let him have your coat as well.

International Standard Version
If anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, let him have your coat as well.

NET Bible
And if someone wants to sue you and to take your tunic, give him your coat also.

New Heart English Bible
And if anyone sues you to take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And whoever wants to sue you and take your coat, leave for him also your cloak.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If someone wants to sue you in order to take your shirt, let him have your coat too.

New American Standard 1977
“And if anyone wants to sue you, and take your shirt, let him have your coat also.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if anyone desires to sue thee at the law, and take away thy clothing, let him have thy cloak also.

King James 2000 Bible
And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.

American King James Version
And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.

American Standard Version
And if any man would go to law with thee, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if a man will contend with thee in judgment, and take away thy coat, let go thy cloak also unto him.

Darby Bible Translation
and to him that would go to law with thee and take thy body coat, leave him thy cloak also.

English Revised Version
And if any man would go to law with thee, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

Weymouth New Testament
If any one wishes to go to law with you and to deprive you of your under garment, let him take your outer one also.

World English Bible
If anyone sues you to take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.

Young's Literal Translation
and whoever is willing to take thee to law, and thy coat to take -- suffer to him also the cloak.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:38-42 The plain instruction is, Suffer any injury that can be borne, for the sake of peace, committing your concerns to the Lord's keeping. And the sum of all is, that Christians must avoid disputing and striving. If any say, Flesh and blood cannot pass by such an affront, let them remember, that flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom of God; and those who act upon right principles will have most peace and comfort.
Study Bible
Love Your Enemies
39But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also; 40if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well; 41and if someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:39
But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also;

Matthew 5:41
and if someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two.

Luke 6:29
If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to him the other also. And if someone takes your cloak, do not withhold your tunic as well.

1 Corinthians 7:36
However, if someone thinks he is acting inappropriately toward his betrothed, and if she is beyond her youth and they ought to marry, let him do as he wishes; he is not sinning; they should get married.
Treasury of Scripture

And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.

Luke 6:29 And to him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; …

1 Corinthians 6:7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go …

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