Luke 6:28

Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Blesse them that curse you, & pray for them which despitefully vse you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

bless them that curse you, pray for them that despitefully use you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give blessing to those who give you curses, say prayers for those who are cruel to you.
- Basic English Bible

bless those that curse you; pray for those who use you despitefully.
- Darby Bible

Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you.
- Webster's Bible

bless those who curse you; pray for those who revile you.
- Weymouth Bible

bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you.
- World English Bible

blesse ye men that cursen you, preye ye for men that defamen you.
- Wycliffe Bible

bless those cursing you, and pray for those accusing you falsely;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 6:28


Lu 6:28 Bless then that curse you. See PNT "Mt 5:44".

Discussion for Luke 6

  • Irene123
    V. 35 - "..... for He is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil." That's a hard one, even with His spirit dwelling in us, but He WILL giveth more Grace, if we sincerely pray for HIS love for these souls, but - it is hard. With God NOTHING is impossible. I've got a situation with someone right now, and it is hard. But God is able and faithful.
  • Bruce
    Saintlymic: dealing with people can be hard,but we know that's how we will grow in Christ. iron sharpening iron. He may never come to Christ. You know what the world says leave it be. You have a good testimony because you are changing. In the end to hear well done thou good and faithful servant will be worth it all! That day will soon be upon us. Thank you for your testimony.
  • MAN OF GOD MOSES G.O.C[GENERATIO OF CHRIST ]

    If we do what He commands us to do,then we're His friends,we i' walk,worrk,fellowship,learn from Him
  • BSP
    This can be very hard counsel to follow. We imitate God and Jesus when we follow this though and his helps us to have their favor.
  • MockingBird
    Yes. it is hard to Love my enemies. But in so doing It will heap coals of fire on their head. I can do all things through Christ who strenghtens me : My heavenly Father didn't call me into His Grace to leave me on my own to do this all by myself : He sent Holy Spirit within me to help me to do what He says to do : When I make the choice to do what He says and ask for His help to do it : Then He is there to help me !!
  • Breeze
    I had a big fight with my best friend and the Lord used Matthew 5:44 to speak to me about praying for him. I felt used and it really showed me his need, and mine, to pray for him. I hope one day we will no longer be enemies, but that he can be restored to my life. It's been 3 and half years and I have gotten right with the Lord. Just hoping the Lord will save him.