turn the other cheek
Refrain from retaliating when you have been attacked or insulted.
This expression comes from Matthew 5 : 39 : But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil : but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Related Idioms :
cheek by jowl
side by side
Jowl here is used in the sense cheek. The phrase was originally cheek by cheek.
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