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38 Ye have heard that it was said, An [a]eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39 but I say unto you, Resist not [b]him that is evil: but whosoever smiteth thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. 40 And if any man would go to law with thee, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. 41 And whosoever shall [c]compel thee to go one mile, go with him two. 42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

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  1. Matthew 5:38 Ex. 21:24; Lev. 24:20; Dt. 19:21.
  2. Matthew 5:39 Or, evil
  3. Matthew 5:41 Greek impress.

29 To him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and from him that taketh away thy cloak withhold not thy coat also. 30 Give to every one that asketh thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.

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