1 Peter 3:9
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
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1 Peter 2:20-23 For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you …

Proverbs 17:13 Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Proverbs 20:22 Say not you, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he …

Matthew 5:39,44 But I say to you, That you resist not evil: but whoever shall smite …

Luke 6:27-29 But I say to you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which …

Romans 12:14,17,19-21 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not…

1 Corinthians 4:12,13 And labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being …

Ephesians 4:32 And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, …

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that …

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1 Peter 2:21 For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for …

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory …

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Romans 8:28,30 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love …

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Matthew 19:29 And every one that has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, …

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the King say to them on his right hand, Come, you blessed …

Mark 10:17 And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, …

Luke 10:25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, …

Luke 18:18 And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I …

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

King James Bible
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
not paying back evil for evil or insult for insult but, on the contrary, giving a blessing, since you were called for this, so that you can inherit a blessing.

International Standard Version
Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing.

NET Bible
Do not return evil for evil or insult for insult, but instead bless others because you were called to inherit a blessing.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you should not repay a person evil for evil, neither insults for insults; but to the contrary of these things, give blessings, for you are called to this, that you would inherit blessing.
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