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22 (A)Do not say, “I will [a]recompense evil”;
(B)Wait for the Lord, and He will save you.

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  1. Proverbs 20:22 repay

22 Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!”(A)
    Wait for the Lord, and he will avenge you.(B)

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29 (A)To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also. (B)And from him who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic either.

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29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them.

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17 (A)Repay no one evil for evil. (B)Have[a] regard for good things in the sight of all men.

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  1. Romans 12:17 Or Provide good

17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil.(A) Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone.(B)

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Now therefore, it is already an utter failure for you that you go to law against one another. (A)Why do you not rather accept wrong? Why do you not rather let yourselves be cheated?

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The very fact that you have lawsuits among you means you have been completely defeated already. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?(A)

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(A)not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary (B)blessing, knowing that you were called to this, (C)that you may inherit a blessing.

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Do not repay evil with evil(A) or insult with insult.(B) On the contrary, repay evil with blessing,(C) because to this(D) you were called(E) so that you may inherit a blessing.(F)

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