Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 20:22 in English Standard Version "Do not say, “I will repay evil”; wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you." Ps 27:14 Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Pr 17:13 If anyone returns evil for good, evil will not depart from his house. Pr 24:29 Do not say, “I will do to him as he has done to me; I will pay the man back for what he has done.” 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. Ro 12:17 Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. Ro 12:19 Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” 1Th 5:15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. 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.