The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Worldwide English Bible NT)

ENGLISH: Worldwide English Bible NT

Matthew 5:3-12

3 He said, ‘God makes happy those who know that they need him. The kingdom of heaven is for them.

4 ‘God makes happy those who are sad. They will have comfort.

5 ‘God makes happy those who quietly trust him and do not try to get their own way. The world will belong to them.

6 ‘God makes happy those who are hungry and thirsty for what is right and good. They will be filled.

7 ‘God makes happy those who are kind. He will be kind to them.

8 ‘God makes happy those who have clean hearts. They will see God.

9 ‘God makes happy those who make peace between people. They will be called God’s sons.

10 ‘God makes happy those who have trouble for doing what is right. The kingdom of heaven is for them.

11 ‘God makes you happy when people say wrong things about you, when they trouble you, and when they say all kinds of lies about you. God makes you happy when it is for my sake.

12 Be happy and glad because God will be good to you in heaven. In the same way people troubled the prophets before your time.’

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