The Misunderstanding of Jesus Christ’s Turn the Other Cheek Proverb

The proverb “turn the other cheek” found in the Bible during the Sermon on the Mount, specifically the New Testament in the book of Matthew chapter 5 verse 38 and 39 does not literally mean to look away and forget the action after having been slapped, as is commonly believed during the modern day. Jesus Christ promoted this teaching to encourage others to offer another cheek for their enemy to slap (eg. enemy slaps the left side of their face, the person being slapped winces in pain, then return...

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