24 eye for eye, tooth for tooth,(A) hand for hand, foot for foot,

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21 You must not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot.(A)

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Go the Second Mile

38 “You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.(A)[a] 39 But I tell you, don’t resist[b] an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 5:38 Ex 21:24; Lv 24:20; Dt 19:21
  2. Matthew 5:39 Or don’t set yourself against, or don’t retaliate against

12 Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them—this is the Law and the Prophets.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 7:12 When capitalized, the Law and the Prophets = the OT

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