17 (A)Never repay evil for evil to anyone. [a](B)Respect what is right in the sight of all people. 18 If possible, (C)so far as it depends on you, (D)be at peace with all people. 19 (E)Never take your own revenge, beloved, but [b]leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written: “(F)Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. 20 (G)But if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 12:17 Lit Take thought for
  2. Romans 12:19 Lit give a place