Matthew 5:38-39 ESV

You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.

But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.

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Matthew 5:38-39 (KJV) 38 Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: bu...
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