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.
Darby Bible Translation
and to him that would go to law with thee and take thy body coat, leave him thy cloak 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.
Matthew 5:40 Parallel
LibraryThe Eighth Beatitude
'Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.'--MATT. v. 10. We have seen the description of the true subjects of the kingdom growing into form and completeness before our eyes in the preceding verses, which tell us what they are in their own consciousness, what they are in their longings, what they become in inward nature by God's gift of purity, how they move among men as angels of God, meek, merciful, peace-bringing. Is anything more needed …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Second Beatitude
The Law of Love
"But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.
"Whoever forces you to go one mile, go with him two.
"Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the other also; and whoever takes away your coat, do not withhold your shirt from him either.
1 Corinthians 7:36
But if any man thinks that he is acting unbecomingly toward his virgin daughter, if she is past her youth, and if it must be so, let him do what he wishes, he does not sin; let her marry.
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