Leviticus 19:18 "Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people. . . ."
Proverbs 20:22 "Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee."
24:17-20 "Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth . . . ."
v. 29 "Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his work."
(The Lord is going to do that!)
Isaiah 35:4 "Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance. . . ."
Ezekiel 25:15-17 "Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge . . . I will execute great vengeance upon them. . . ."
Matthew 5:38-41 ". . . whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also."
vs. 43-48 "But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you. . . ."
Romans 12:14 "Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not."
v. 17 "Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men."
vs. 19-21 "Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine: I will repay, saith the Lord."
Deuteronomy 32:35 "To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time. . . ."
1st Corinthians 14:20 ". . . in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men."
Ephesians 4:31 "Let all [malice] . . . be put away from you. . . ."
Titus 3:3-7 "For we ourselves also were sometimes . . . living in malice . . . but according to his mercy he saved us. . . ."
1st Peter 3:8-12 "Finally, be ye all of one mind . . . Not rendering evil for evil. . . ."
1st Thessalonians 5:14-15 "See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good. . . ."
1st Peter 2:21-25 ". . . Christ . . . when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not. . . ."
Luke 9:54-56 "Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives. . . ."