Luke 6:35

But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But loue yee your enemies, and doe good, and lend, hoping for nothing againe: and your reward shall bee great, and ye shalbe the children of the Highest: for hee is kinde vnto the vnthankfull, and to the euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil {men.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But love your enemies, and do `them' good, and lend, never despairing; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Most High: for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But be loving to those who are against you and do them good, and give them your money, not giving up hope, and your reward will be great and you will be the sons of the Most High: for he is kind to evil men, and to those who have hard hearts.
- Basic English Bible

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return, and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of [the] Highest; for *he* is good to the unthankful and wicked.
- Darby Bible

But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil.
- Webster's Bible

Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
- Weymouth Bible

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.
- World English Bible

Netheles loue ye youre enemyes, and do ye wel, and leene ye, hopinge no thing therof, and youre mede schal be myche, and ye schulen be the sones of the Heyest, for he is benygne on vnkynde men and yuele men.
- Wycliffe Bible

`But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again, and your reward will be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest, because He is kind unto the ungracious and evil;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 6:35


Lu 6:35 Love ye your enemies. See PNT "Mt 5:44". Ye shall be the children of the Highest. See PNT "Mt 5:45".

Discussion for Luke 6:35

  • Larry Busdriver for verse 35
    Who can do this? He said to turn the other cheek, but it is not in our nature. It is very hard for us. He says, My yoke is easy... but wouldn 't you like to be able to be this kind of person? Would not the whole world be a better place? If you hate your life, don 't kill yourself... These are the very people who need to let Him help. So let Him help you. For this very reason you are able.
  • Kenneth for verse 35
    It is a very loving verse and it teaches you to not hate your enemies, instead of doing bad to your hate ones but to do good to them.

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