Matthew 5:44
Good News Translation
But now 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.

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:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you:

Exodus 23:4,5 If thou meet thy enemy's ox or ass going astray, bring it back to him. . . .

2 Kings 6:22 And he said: Thou shalt not kill them: for thou didst not take them with thy sword, or thy bow, that thou mayst kill them: but set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink, and go to their master.

2 Chronicles 28:9-15 At that time there was a prophet of the Lord there, whose name was Oded: and he went out to meet the army that came to Samaria, and said to them: Behold the Lord the God of your fathers being angry with Juda, hath delivered them into your hands, and you have butchered them cruelly, so that your cruelty hath reached up to heaven. . . .

Psalm 7:4 If I have rendered to them that repaid me evils, let me deservedly fall empty before my enemies.

Psalm 35:13,14 But as for me, when they were troublesome to me, I was clothed with haircloth. I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer shall be turned into my bosom. . . .

Proverbs 25:21,22 If thy enemy be hungry, give him to eat: if he thirst, give him water to drink: . . .

Luke 6:27,28,34,35 But I say to you that hear: Love your enemies. Do good to them that hate you. . . .

Luke 23:34 And Jesus said: Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. But they, dividing his garments, cast lots.

Acts 7:60 And falling on his knees, he cried with a loud voice, saying: Lord, lay not his sin to their charge: And when he had said this, he fell asleep in the Lord. And Saul was consenting to his death.

Romans 12:14,20,21 Bless them that persecute you: bless, and curse not. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:12,13 And we labour, working with our own hands. We are reviled: and we bless. We are persecuted: and we suffer it. . . .

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Charity is patient, is kind: charity envieth not, dealeth not perversely, is not puffed up, . . .

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not, but delivered himself to him that judged him unjustly.

1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

Context
Love Your Enemies
43You have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thy enemy. 44But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you: 45That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 24:17
And he said to David: Thou art more just than I: for thou hast done good to me, and I have rewarded thee with evil.

Proverbs 19:11
The learning of a man is known by patience: and his glory is to pass over wrongs.

Proverbs 25:21
If thy enemy be hungry, give him to eat: if he thirst, give him water to drink:

Luke 6:27
But I say to you that hear: Love your enemies. Do good to them that hate you.

Luke 6:28
Bless them that curse you and pray for them that calumniate you.

Luke 23:34
And Jesus said: Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. But they, dividing his garments, cast lots.

John 13:34
A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

Acts 7:60
And falling on his knees, he cried with a loud voice, saying: Lord, lay not his sin to their charge: And when he had said this, he fell asleep in the Lord. And Saul was consenting to his death.

Romans 12:14
Bless them that persecute you: bless, and curse not.

Romans 12:20
But if the enemy be hungry, give him to eat; if he thirst, give him to drink. For, doing this, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.

1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

Additional Translations
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

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

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;

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

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,

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

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;

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

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,

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,
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