ENGLISH: Knox Bible
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit; the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
4 Blessed are the patient; they shall inherit the land.
5 Blessed are those who mourn; they shall be comforted.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for holiness; they shall have their fill.
7 Blessed are the merciful; they shall obtain mercy.
8 Blessed are the clean of heart; they shall see God.
9 Blessed are the peace-makers; they shall be counted the children of God.
10 Blessed are those who suffer persecution in the cause of right; the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
11 Blessed are you, when men revile you, and persecute you, and speak all manner of evil against you falsely, because of me.
12 Be glad and light-hearted, for a rich reward awaits you in heaven; so it was they persecuted the prophets who went before you.