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"You all heard that it was said, 'An eye [in retribution] for an eye, and a tooth [in retribution] for a tooth;'  but I tell you not to resist evil.  But whoever strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. And to the [one] wishing to sue you and to take your tunic, allow him also [to have] the [outer] garment.   And whoever shall compel you [to go] one mile, go with him two. To the [one] asking you, give; and the [one] wishing to borrow from you, do not turn away. "You all heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor, and you shall hate your enemy.' But I tell you, you all love your enemies, and you all pray for those persecuting you; so that you all may become sons of your FATHER in [the] heavens. Because HE makes HIS sun to rise on evil men and good and rains on just men and unjust. For if you all love those loving you, what reward have you all? [Do] not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you all greet your brothers only, w