despitefully


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de·spite·ful

 (dĭ-spīt′fəl)
adj.
Full of malice; spiteful.

de·spite′ful·ly adv.
de·spite′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.despitefully - in a maliciously spiteful manner; "pray for them that despitefully use us"
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Love your enemies; bless them that curse you; do good to them that hate you and despitefully use you.
Listen to the language of the Redeemer: ‘But I say unto you, love your enemies; bless them that curse you; do good to them that hate you; pray for them that despitefully use you and persecute you.
I know it is my duty to "pray for them that despitefully use me;" and therefore, hard as it is, I shall still try to pray for these fumigating, maccaroni-stuffing organ- grinders.
Nay, Alleyne, it were a cruel kindness, and you have been too good and true a friend to me that I should use you despitefully.
JESUS said: "Love your enemies - do good to them that hate you and pray for them which despitefully use you.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you'' --Biblical references draw from the King James Version.
He also preached against a Texas preacher - known as Two-Gun Frank Norris - who killed a man, telling his congregation that "No preacher nor any layman can afford to lose sight of the injunction, `Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you and pray for them that despitefully use you.