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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Revenge

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  • Forbidden by our Lord
    Leviticus 19:18; Proverbs 24:17,29; Matthew 5:39-41; Romans 12:17,19; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 1 Peter 3:9

  • Christ an example of forbearing
    Isaiah 53:7; 1 Peter 2:23

  • Rebuked by Christ
    Luke 9:54,55

  • Inconsistent with Christian spirit
    Luke 9:55

  • Proceeds from a spiteful heart
    Ezekiel 25:15

  • INSTEAD OF TAKING, WE SHOULD
    • Trust in God
      Proverbs 20:22; Romans 12:16
    • Exhibit love
      Leviticus 19:18; Luke 6:35
    • Give place to wrath
      Romans 12:19
    • Exercise forbearance
      Matthew 5:38-41
    • Bless
      Romans 12:14
    • Overcome others by kindness
      Proverbs 25:21,22; Romans 12:20

  • Keep others from taking
    1 Samuel 24:10; 25:24-31; 26:9

  • Be thankful for being kept from taking
    1 Samuel 25:32,33

  • The wicked are earnest after
    Jeremiah 20:10

  • Punishment for
    Ezekiel 25:15-17; Amos 1:11,12

  • Exemplified
    • Simon and Levi
      Genesis 34:25
    • Samson
      Judges 15:7,8; 16:28-30
    • Joab
      2 Samuel 3:27
    • Absalom
      2 Samuel 13:23-29
    • Jezebel
      1 Kings 19:2
    • Ahab
      1 Kings 22:26
    • Haman
      Esther 3:8-15
    • Edomites
      Ezekiel 25:12
    • Philistines
      Ezekiel 25:15
    • Herodias
      Mark 6:19-24
    • James and John
      Luke 9:54
    • Chief priests
      Acts 5:33
    • Jews
      Acts 7:54,59; 23:12

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Revenge'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/r/revenge.html. 1897.

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