LUKE 6:29

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And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also.

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Luke 6:29 Translation & Meaning

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And that τύπτοντί To "thump", i.e., cudgel or pummel (properly, with a stick or bastinado), but in any case by repeated blows; thus differing from G3817 and G3960, which denote a (usually single) blow with the hand or any instrument, or G4141 with the fist (or a hammer), or G4474 with the palm; as well as from G5177, an accidental collision); by implication, to punish; figuratively, to offend (the conscience) And that
unto him τῷ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) unto him
smiteth τύπτοντί To "thump", i.e., cudgel or pummel (properly, with a stick or bastinado), but in any case by repeated blows; thus differing from G3817 and G3960, which denote a (usually single) blow with the hand or any instrument, or G4141 with the fist (or a hammer), or G4474 with the palm; as well as from G5177, an accidental collision); by implication, to punish; figuratively, to offend (the conscience) smiteth
thee σε Thee thee
on ἐπὶ Properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e., over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc on
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
one (No Greek definition. English implied.)
cheek σιαγόνα The jaw-bone, i.e., (by implication) the cheek or side of the face cheek
offer πάρεχε To hold near, i.e., present, afford, exhibit, furnish occasion offer
also καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
other; ἄλλην "else," i.e., different (in many applications) other
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
him τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) him
that taketh away αἴροντός To lift up; by implication, to take up or away; figuratively, to raise (the voice), keep in suspense (the mind), specially, to sail away (i.e., weigh anchor); by Hebraism (compare H5375) to expiate sin taketh away
thy σου Of thee, thy thy
cloke ἱμάτιον A dress (inner or outer) cloke
forbid κωλύσῃς To estop, i.e., prevent (by word or act) forbid
not μὴ (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether not
to take thy (No Greek definition. English implied.)
coat χιτῶνα A tunic or shirt coat
also. καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also

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  • 27  But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

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

  • 29  And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also.

  • 30  Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.

  • 31  And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.




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