لا تَرُدُّوا الشَّرَّ بِالشَّرِّ أَوِ الشَّتِيمَةَ بِالشَّتِيمَة، بَلْ بِالعَكْسِ بَارِكُوا، لأَنَّكُم لِهذَا دُعِيتُم، لِتَرِثُوا البَرَكَة/Do not repay evil for evil or abuse for abuse; but, on the contrary, repay with a blessing. It is for this that you were called that you might inherit a blessing

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لا تَرُدُّوا الشَّرَّ بِالشَّرِّ أَوِ الشَّتِيمَةَ بِالشَّتِيمَة، بَلْ بِالعَكْسِ بَارِكُوا، لأَنَّكُم لِهذَا دُعِيتُم، لِتَرِثُوا البَرَكَة
رسالة القدّيس بطرس الأولى03/من01حتى12/”يا إخوَتِي، أَنْتُنَّ، أَيَّتُهَا النِّسَاء، إِخْضَعْنَ لأَزْوَاجِكُنَّ، حتَّى وإِنْ كَانَ بَعضُهُم لا يُطِيعُونَ كَلامَ الله، يُرْبَحُونَ، بِدُونِ كلام، بَفَضْلِ سِيرَةِ نِسَائِهِم، وذلِكَ عِنْدَما يُلاحِظُونَ مَا في سِيرَتِكُنَّ مِنْ عَفَافٍ وٱحْتِرَام. لا تَكُنْ زِينَتُكُنَّ في الظَّاهِر، بِجَدْلِ الشَّعْر، والتَّحَلِّي بِالذَّهَب، أَو لِبْسِ الثِّيابِ الفَاخِرَة، بَلْ في الإِنْسَانِ الخَفِيِّ، في القَلْب، بِزِينَةِ الرُّوحِ الوَدِيعِ الهَادِئ، الَّتي لا تَبْلى: ذَاكَ هُوَ الثَّمِينُ في نَظَرِ الله! هكذَا كَانَتْ تَتَزَيَّنُ قدِيمًا النِّسَاءُ الرَّاجِياتُ للهَ، وهُنَّ خاضِعَاتٌ لأَزْوَاجِهِنَّ، مِثْلَ سَارَةَ الَّتي أَطاعَتْ إِبرَاهِيمَ فَدَعَتْهُ سيِّدَهَا. وقَد صِرْتُنَّ لَهَا بنَاتٍ يَعْمَلْنَ الخَير، بِغَيرِ خَوفٍ ولا ٱرْتِيَاع. كذلِكَ أَنْتُم، أَيُّهَا الرِّجَال، سَاكِنُوا نِسَاءَكُم بتَفَهُّم، لأَنَّهُنَّ أَضْعَفُ مِنْكُم جَبْلَةً، وأَكْرِمُوهُنَّ لأَنَّهُنَّ وَارِثَاتٌ معَكُم نِعْمَةَ الحَيَاة، لِئَلاَّ يُعِيقَ صَلَواتِكُم شَيء. وأَخيرًا كُونُوا جَمِيعًا عَلى رَأْيٍ وَاحِد، مُتعاطِفِين، مُحِبِّينَ لِلإِخْوَة، رُحَمَاء، مُتَواضِعِين. لا تَرُدُّوا الشَّرَّ بِالشَّرِّ أَوِ الشَّتِيمَةَ بِالشَّتِيمَة، بَلْ بِالعَكْسِ بَارِكُوا، لأَنَّكُم لِهذَا دُعِيتُم، لِتَرِثُوا البَرَكَة؛ لأَنَّ الكِتَابَ يَقُول: «مَنْ أَرادَ أَنْ يُحِبَّ الحَيَاة، ويَرى أَيَّامًا صَالِحَة، فَلْيَصُنْ لِسَانَهُ عَنِ الشرّ، ولا تَنْطِقْ شَفَتَاهُ بِالْمَكْر، وَليَتَجَنَّبِ الشَّرَّ ويَصْنَعِ الخَير، ويَطلُبِ السَّلامَ ويَتَّبِعْهُ. لأَنَّ عَينَيِ الرَّبِّ إِلى الأَبْرَارِوأُذُنَيهِ إِلى دُعَائِهِم، أَمَّا وَجْهُ الرَّبِّ فَعلى فَاعِلِي الشُّرُور».

Do not repay evil for evil or abuse for abuse; but, on the contrary, repay with a blessing. It is for this that you were called that you might inherit a blessing.
First Letter of Peter 03/01-12: “Wives, in the same way, accept the authority of your husbands, so that, even if some of them do not obey the word, they may be won over without a word by their wives’ conduct, when they see the purity and reverence of your lives.Do not adorn yourselves outwardly by braiding your hair, and by wearing gold ornaments or fine clothing; rather, let your adornment be the inner self with the lasting beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in God’s sight. It was in this way long ago that the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves by accepting the authority of their husbands. Thus Sarah obeyed Abraham and called him lord. You have become her daughters as long as you do what is good and never let fears alarm you. Husbands, in the same way, show consideration for your wives in your life together, paying honour to the woman as the weaker sex, since they too are also heirs of the gracious gift of life so that nothing may hinder your prayers. Finally, all of you, have unity of spirit, sympathy, love for one another, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or abuse for abuse; but, on the contrary, repay with a blessing. It is for this that you were called that you might inherit a blessing. For ‘Those who desire life and desire to see good days, let them keep their tongues from evil and their lips from speaking deceit; let them turn away from evil and do good; let them seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.’