Matthew 5:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

King James Version

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Holman Bible

Blessed are the merciful, because they will be shown mercy.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are the merciful, because they will obtain mercy.

American Standard Version

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who show mercy [toward others] will be blessed because they will be shown mercy [themselves].

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are the merciful; for they shall receive mercy.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are those who have mercy: for they will be given mercy.

Common New Testament

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Darby Translation

Blessed the merciful, for they shall find mercy.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are the merciful: because they shall receive mercy.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the compasaionate: for they shall be commiserated.

King James 2000

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are the merciful! For they shall obtain mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are the merciful! they will find mercy.

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

New simplified Bible

Blessed are the merciful and compassionate, for they will receive mercy and compassion.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are the merciful; for they will obtain mercy.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the merciful; for, they, shall receive mercy:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall find mercy.

Webster

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the compassionate, for they shall receive compassion.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are those who show mercy, for they will have mercy shown them.

World English Bible

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are the merciful: because they shall receive mercy.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the kind -- because they shall find kindness.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

ἐλεήμων 
Eleemon 
Usage: 1

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


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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:7

Images Matthew 5:7

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

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.



Cross References

2 Samuel 22:26

"With the kind You show Yourself kind, With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man does himself good, But the cruel man does himself harm.

Proverbs 19:17

One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Matthew 6:14-15

"For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Matthew 18:33-35

'Should you not also have had mercy on your fellow slave, in the same way that I had mercy on you?'

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.

Job 31:16-22

"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 18:25

With the kind You show Yourself kind; With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;

Psalm 37:26

All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.

Psalm 41:1-4

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Psalm 112:4

Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Psalm 112:9

He has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil,

Isaiah 58:6-12

"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Hosea 1:6

Then she conceived again and gave birth to a daughter. And the LORD said to him, "Name her Lo-ruhamah, for I will no longer have compassion on the house of Israel, that I would ever forgive them.

Hosea 2:1

Say to your brothers, "Ammi," and to your sisters, "Ruhamah."

Hosea 2:23

"I will sow her for Myself in the land I will also have compassion on her who had not obtained compassion, And I will say to those who were not My people, 'You are My people!' And they will say, 'You are my God!'"

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?

Mark 11:25

"Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.

Luke 6:35

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.

Romans 11:30

For just as you once were disobedient to God, but now have been shown mercy because of their disobedience,

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart,

Ephesians 4:32-1

Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

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 1:13

even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;

1 Timothy 1:16

Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

James 2:13

For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 2:10

for you once were NOT A PEOPLE, but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY.



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