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turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
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Jesus knew exactly what he was doing when he told us to be willing to forgive somebody 490 times, to turn the other cheek. He knows we're vulnerable to repeating our own mistakes and to being hurt by others over and over the same way.
Revelation would appear to be the opposite of the Sermon on the Mount, which many believe expresses the essence of Jesus' teaching: turn the other cheek. But another view would be to say that it was possible to say that you should turn the other cheek because Jesus believed that time was short.
And maybe they did catch one of his dreams, one of those reign-of-God dreams of what it is going to be like when no one throws stones but embraces the other, when all shall become like a wondering and believing child, when all shall walk the extra mile and turn the other cheek and give the shirt and coat as well, when all will forgive 7 times 70 times.