The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: New Century Bible)

ENGLISH: New Century Bible

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “They are blessed who realize their spiritual poverty, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

4 They are blessed who grieve, for God will comfort them.

5 They are blessed who are humble, for the whole earth will be theirs.

They are blessed who hunger and thirst after justice, for they will be satisfied.

7 They are blessed who show mercy to others, for God will show mercy to them.

8 They are blessed whose thoughts are pure, for they will see God.

9 They are blessed who work for peace, for they will be called God’s children.

10 They are blessed who are persecuted for doing good, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

11 “People will insult you and hurt you. They will lie and say all kinds of evil things about you because you follow me. But when they do, you will be blessed.

12 Rejoice and be glad, because you have a great reward waiting for you in heaven. People did the same evil things to the prophets who lived before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: New American Standard Bible)

ENGLISH: New American Standard Bible

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

5 “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

10 “Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: New American – Revised Edition Bible)

ENGLISH: New American – Revised Edition Bible

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land.

6 Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.

7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

8 Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

10 Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me.

12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Names of God Bible)

ENGLISH: Names of God Bible

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “Blessed are those who recognize they are spiritually helpless. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

4 Blessed are those who mourn. They will be comforted.

5 Blessed are those who are gentle. They will inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for God’s approval. They will be satisfied.

7 Blessed are those who show mercy. They will be treated mercifully.

8 Blessed are those whose thoughts are pure. They will see God.

9 Blessed are those who make peace. They will be called God’s children.

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for doing what God approves of. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you,  lie, and say all kinds of evil things about you because of me.

12 Rejoice and be glad because you have a great reward in heaven! The prophets who lived before you were persecuted in these ways.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Murdock’s Syriac Peshitta Bible NT)

ENGLISH: Murdock’s Syriac Peshitta Bible NT

Matthew 5:3-12

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit for the kingdom of heaven is theirs!

4 Blessed are the mourners: for they shall be comforted!

5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth!

6 Blessed are they that hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they shall be satiated!

7 Blessed are the merciful: for on them shall be mercies!

8 Blessed are the clean in heart: for they shall behold God!

9 Blessed are the cultivators of peace: for they shall be called sons of God!

10 Blessed are they that are persecuted on account of righteousness: for the kingdom of heaven is theirs!

11 Blessed are ye, when they revile you and persecute you, and speak every evil thing against you, falsely, on my account.

12 At that time, rejoice and be glad: for your reward in heaven is great. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Montgomery Bible NT 1924)

ENGLISH: Montgomery Bible NT 1924

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

5 “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.”

6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for the righteousness, for they shall be completely satisfied.

7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

10 “Blessed are those who have been persecuted in the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my name’s sake.

12 “Rejoice and exult in it, because your reward was great in the heavens; for so did they persecute the prophets before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Green’s Modern King James Bible)

ENGLISH: Green’s Modern King James Bible

Matthew 5:3-12

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit! For theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

4 Blessed are they that mourn! For they shall be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek! For they shall inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness! For they shall be filled.

7 Blessed are the merciful! For they shall obtain mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart! For they shall see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers! For they shall be called the sons of God.

10 Blessed are they who have been persecuted for righteousness sake! For theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

11 Blessed are you when men shall revile you and persecute you, and shall say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for My sake.

12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for your reward in Heaven is great. For so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Modern Bible)

ENGLISH: Modern Bible

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when men revile you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.

12 Rejoice and be very glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in this manner they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Majority Text Version Bible NT 2012)

ENGLISH: Majority Text Version Bible NT 2012

Matthew 5:3-12

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

10 Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 Blessed are you whenever they revile you, and they persecute you, and they say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.

12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

The Beatitudes (ENGLISH: Living Oracles Bible NT)

ENGLISH: Living Oracles Bible NT

Matthew 5:3-12

3 Happy the poor who repine not; for the kingdom of heaven is theirs!

4 Happy they who mourn; for they shall receive consolation!

5 Happy the meek; for they shall inherit the land!

6 Happy they who hunger and thirst for righteousness; for they shall be satisfied!

7 Happy the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy!

8 Happy the pure in heart; for they shall see God!

9 Happy the peace-makers; for they shall be called sons of God!

10 Happy they who suffer persecution on account of righteousness; for the kingdom of heaven is theirs!

11 Happy shall you be, when men shall revile and persecute you; and, on my account, accuse you falsely of every evil thing!

12 Rejoice and exult, for great is your reward in heaven; for thus the Prophets were persecuted, who were before you.