38 (A)You have heard that it was said, ‘(B)An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but (C)whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. 40 If anyone wants to sue you and take your [a]shirt, let him have your [b]coat also. 41 Whoever [c]forces you to go one mile, go with him two. 42 (D)Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 5:40 Lit tunic; i.e. a garment worn next to the body
  2. Matthew 5:40 Lit cloak; i.e. an outer garment
  3. Matthew 5:41 Lit will force

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