Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 5:44 in English Standard Version "But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you," Ex 23:4 “If you meet your enemy’s ox or his donkey going astray, you shall bring it back to him. Job 31:29 “If I have rejoiced at the ruin of him who hated me, or exulted when evil overtook him Ps 7:4 if I have repaid my friend with evil or plundered my enemy without cause, Lu 6:27 “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, Lu 23:34 And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. Ac 7:60 And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep. Ro 12:20 To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” 2Ti 4:16 At my first defense no one came to stand by me, but all deserted me. May it not be charged against them! 1Pe 3:9 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.