Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Peter 3:9 in English Standard Version "Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing." Lu 6:28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. Ro 12:14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Ro 12:17 Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. 1Co 4:12 and we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure; 1Pe 2:21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. 1Pe 2:23 When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.