Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be you poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

New American Standard Bible

And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

King James Version

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Holman Bible

Then looking up at His disciples, He said: Blessed are you who are poor, because the kingdom of God is yours.

International Standard Version

Then Jesus looked at his disciples and said, "How blessed are you who are destitute, because the kingdom of God is yours!

A Conservative Version

And having lifted up his eyes on his disciples, he said, Blessed are the poor, because the kingdom of God is what belongs to you.

American Standard Version

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Amplified

And solemnly lifting up His eyes on His disciples, He said: Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you poor and lowly and afflicted (destitute of wealth, influence, position, and honor), for the kingdom of God is yours!

An Understandable Version

Then He looked at His disciples and said, "Those of you who have a [sense of personal] need are blessed, because the kingdom of God belongs to you.

Anderson New Testament

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: Blessed are you that are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Bible in Basic English

And turning his eyes to his disciples he said, Happy are you who are poor: for the kingdom of God is yours.

Common New Testament

He lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then directing himself to his disciples, he said, blessed are ye, that are poor: for the divine kingdom is yours.

Darby Translation

And he, lifting up his eyes upon his disciples, said, Blessed are ye poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Godbey New Testament

And He lifting up His eyes to His disciples, said, Blessed are ye poor: because the kingdom of God is yours.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then he fixed his eyes on his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours!

John Wesley New Testament

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples, he said, Happy are ye poor: for your's is the kingdom of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said, Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having lifted up his eyes upon his disciples, said, Happy the poor, for yours is the kingdom of God

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he lifted up his eyes to his disciples [and] said, "Blessed [are] the poor, because yours is the kingdom of God.

Modern King James verseion

And lifting up His eyes to His disciples, He said, Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he lifted up his eyes upon the disciples, and said, "Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Then, raising his eyes he looked at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you poor! the Realm of God is yours.

Montgomery New Testament

Then raising his eyes upon his disciples he began to say to them. "Blessed are you poor, For the kingdom of God is yours.

NET Bible

Then he looked up at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God belongs to you.

New Heart English Bible

He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.

Noyes New Testament

And raising his eyes toward his disciples, he said, Blessed are ye poor; for yours is the kingdom of God.

Sawyer New Testament

And he lifted up his eyes upon his disciples and said, Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, lifting up his eyes towards his disciples, was saying: - Happy, ye destitute, for, yours, is the kingdom of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then, raising his eyes and looking at his disciples, Jesus spoke as follows: "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.

Webster

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Then fixing His eyes upon His disciples, Jesus said to them, "Blessed are you poor, because the Kingdom of God is yours.

Williams New Testament

Then He fixed His eyes upon His disciples, and began to speak. "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours!

World English Bible

He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.

Worrell New Testament

And He, lifting up His eyes on His disciples, said, "Happy, ye poor; because yours is the Kingdom of God.

Worsley New Testament

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples He said, Blessed are ye though poor; for the kingdom of God is yours.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he, having lifted up his eyes to his disciples, said: 'Happy the poor -- because yours is the reign of God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he

Usage: 0

lifted up
ἐπαίρω 
Epairo 
lift up, exalt self, take up, hoisted up
Usage: 14




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

on
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

and said
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

be ye poor
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ὑμέτερος 
Humeteros 
Usage: 4

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Context Readings

Happiness And Sorrow

19 And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went power out of him, and healed them all. 20 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be you poor: for yours is the kingdom of God. 21 Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.



Cross References

Luke 12:32

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

James 2:5

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to them that love him?

Revelation 2:9

I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich) and I know the blasphemy of them who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the rubbish, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.

Psalm 37:16

A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

Psalm 113:7-8

He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts the needy out of the ash heap;

Proverbs 16:19

Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor that walks in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

Isaiah 29:19

The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 57:15-16

For thus says the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 66:2

For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, says the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembles at my word.

Zephaniah 3:12

I will also leave in the midst of you an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.

Zechariah 11:11

And it was broken in that day: and so the poor of the flock that waited upon me knew that it was the word of the LORD.

Matthew 5:2-12

And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Matthew 12:49-50

And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!

Matthew 25:34

Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Mark 3:34-35

And he looked round about on them who sat about him, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

Luke 6:20-24

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be you poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Luke 13:28

There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

Luke 14:15

And when one of them that sat at table with him heard these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented.

John 7:48-49

Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?

Acts 14:22

Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 1:26-29

For you see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours;

2 Corinthians 6:10

As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 8:2

How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be rich.

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit:

2 Thessalonians 1:5

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

James 1:9-10

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

James 1:12

Blessed is the man that endures trial: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.



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