8 Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be 2courteous; 9 knot returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary lblessing, knowing that you were called to this, mthat you may inherit a blessing. 10 For
n“He who would love life
And see good days,
And his lips from speaking deceit.
11 Let him pturn away from evil and do good;
qLet him seek peace and pursue it.
rAnd His ears are open to their prayers;
But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
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