Matthew 5:44
Modern Translations
New International Version
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

New Living Translation
But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!

English Standard Version
But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Berean Study Bible
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

New American Standard Bible
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

NASB 1995
"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

NASB 1977
“But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you

Amplified Bible
But I say to you, love [that is, unselfishly seek the best or higher good for] your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Christian Standard Bible
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Contemporary English Version
But I tell you to love your enemies and pray for anyone who mistreats you.

Good News Translation
But now I tell you: love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I tell you this: Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.

International Standard Version
But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

NET Bible
But I say to you, love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

New King James Version
But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,

King James 2000 Bible
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;

New Heart English Bible
But I tell you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

World English Bible
But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

American King James Version
But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which spitefully use you, and persecute you;

American Standard Version
but I say unto you, love your enemies, and pray for them that persecute you;

A Faithful Version
But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who despitefully use you and persecute you,

Darby Bible Translation
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, [bless those who curse you,] do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who [insult you and] persecute you,

English Revised Version
but I say unto you, Love your enemies, and pray for them that persecute you;

Webster's Bible Translation
But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But I say vnto you, Loue your enemies: blesse them that curse you: doe good to them that hate you, and pray for them which hurt you, and persecute you,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But I saye vnto you, loue your enemies, blesse them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, pray for the which hurt you, and persecute you:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But I saye vnto you: loue youre enemies: Blesse the that cursse you: Do good to the that hate you: Praye for the which do you wronge and persecute you,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
But I saye vnto you love youre enimies. Blesse the that coursse you. Do good to them that hate you. Praye for them which doo you wronge and persecute you
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
but I say to you, love your enemies, bless those cursing you, do good to those hating you, and pray for those accusing you falsely, and persecuting you,

Berean Literal Bible
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those persecuting you,

Young's Literal Translation
but I -- I say to you, Love your enemies, bless those cursing you, do good to those hating you, and pray for those accusing you falsely, and persecuting you,

Smith's Literal Translation
But I say to you, Love your enemies, praise them cursing you, do well to them hating you, and pray for them threatening you, and driving you out.

Literal Emphasis Translation
However I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for the sake of those persecuting you; bless those cursing you, do good to those who wrongly intimidate you and hate you;

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you:

Catholic Public Domain Version
But I say to you: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. And pray for those who persecute and slander you.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But I say to you, love your enemies and bless the one who curses you, and do what is beautiful to the one who hates you, and pray over those who take you by force and persecute you.

Lamsa Bible
But I say to you, Love your enemies, and bless anyone who curses you, and do good to anyone who hates you, and pray for them who carry you away by force and persecute you,

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But I say to you, Love your enemies: bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you:

Godbey New Testament
But I say unto you, Love your enemies with a divine love, bless those who curse you and pray for those who despitefully use you and persecute you:

Haweis New Testament
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who treat you insolently, and persecute you;

Mace New Testament
but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who traduce you, and persecute you:

Weymouth New Testament
But I command you all, love your enemies, and pray for your persecutors;

Worrell New Testament
but I say to you, Love your enemies; and pray for those who persecute you;

Worsley New Testament
but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that abuse you and persecute you;








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