Matthew 5:5



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

King James Version

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Holman Bible

Blessed are the gentle, because they will inherit the earth.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are humble, because it is they who will inherit the earth!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are the meek, because they will inherit the earth.

American Standard Version

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, blithesome, joyous, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the meek (the mild, patient, long-suffering), for they shall inherit the earth!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who have a humble attitude [toward themselves] are blessed because they will inherit [the best of] the earth.

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are the gentle: for the earth will be their heritage.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Darby Translation

Blessed the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are they that mourn: because they shall be comforted.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are the humble-minded, for they will possess the land!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

King James 2000

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the meek, because they will inherit the earth.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are the humble! they will inherit the earth.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth."

NET Bible

"Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

New Heart English Bible

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

New simplified Bible

Blessed are the meek (gentle) (mild) (humble), for they will inherit the earth.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are the meek; for they will inherit the earth.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the meek; for, they, shall inherit the earth:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

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

Webster

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the meek, for they as heirs shall obtain possession of the earth.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are the lowly in mind, for they will possess the land.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are the meek: because they shall inherit the earth.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the meek -- because they shall inherit the land.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

are the meek
πραΰ́ς 
Praus 
Usage: 2

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

κληρονομέω 
Kleronomeo 
Usage: 14

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:5

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

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.



Cross References

Psalm 37:11

But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Numbers 12:3

(Now the man Moses was very humble, more than any man who was on the face of the earth.)

Psalm 25:9

He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.

Psalm 25:13

His soul will abide in prosperity, And his descendants will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:22

For those blessed by Him will inherit the land, But those cursed by Him will be cut off.

Psalm 37:29

The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen it and are glad; You who seek God, let your heart revive.

Psalm 147:6

The LORD supports the afflicted; He brings down the wicked to the ground.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the afflicted ones with salvation.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Isaiah 29:19

The afflicted also will increase their gladness in the LORD, And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21

"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the LORD, All you humble of the earth Who have carried out His ordinances; Seek righteousness, seek humility Perhaps you will be hidden In the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew 11:29

"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.

Matthew 21:5

"SAY TO THE DAUGHTER OF ZION, 'BEHOLD YOUR KING IS COMING TO YOU, GENTLE, AND MOUNTED ON A DONKEY, EVEN ON A COLT, THE FOAL OF A BEAST OF BURDEN.'"

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,

Colossians 3:12

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

1 Timothy 6:11

But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.

2 Timothy 2:25

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

Titus 3:2

to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.

James 1:21

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;

Psalm 22:26

The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD Let your heart live forever!

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