40 And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as well.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Matthew 5:40

Commentary on Matthew 5:38-42

(Read Matthew 5:38-42)

The plain instruction is, Suffer any injury that can be borne, for the sake of peace, committing your concerns to the Lord's keeping. And the sum of all is, that Christians must avoid disputing and striving. If any say, Flesh and blood cannot pass by such an affront, let them remember, that flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom of God; and those who act upon right principles will have most peace and comfort.