Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 5:39 in English Standard Version "But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also." Isa 50:6 I gave my back to those who strike, and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard; I hid not my face from disgrace and spitting. La 3:30 let him give his cheek to the one who strikes, and let him be filled with insults. Mt 5:39 But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. Mt 26:67 Then they spit in his face and struck him. And some slapped him, Lu 6:29 To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either. Ro 12:17 Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. 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.