Parallel Verses

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.

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:You who are poor are blessed,
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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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.

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

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

his



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

for
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 all the multitude sought to touch him, for a power went out from him and cured all. 20  And he lifted up his eyes upon his disciples and said, Blessed are 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 your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.

James 2:5

Hear, my beloved brothers. Has not God chosen the poor of the world rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love him?

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9-8

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9-16

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, but you are rich, and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Matthew 5:2-12

And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying;

Matthew 11:5

the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have the good news preached to them;

Matthew 12:49-50

and stretching out his hand to his disciples, he said, Behold my mother, and my brothers!

Matthew 25:34

Then shall the king say to those on his right hand, Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;

Mark 3:34-35

And looking round on those sitting about him, he 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 good news to the poor; he has sent me to proclaim a release to the captives, and a recovery of sight to the blind, to send the oppressed away free,

Luke 6:20-24

And he lifted up his eyes upon his disciples and said, Blessed are 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 cast out.

Luke 14:15

And one of those reclining with him, hearing these things, said to him, Blessed is he that eats bread in the kingdom of God.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you received your good things in your life, and Lazarus in like manner evil things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in pain.

John 7:48-49

Has any one of the rulers believed on him, or of the Pharisees?

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 1:26-29

For you see your calling, brothers, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble [are called];

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

Let no one therefore glory in men; for all things are yours,

2 Corinthians 6:10

as grieving but always rejoicing, as poor but making many rich, as having nothing and possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 8:2

that in much trying affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

2 Corinthians 8:9

for you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he became poor, though rich, that you by 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 the joy of the Holy Spirit,

2 Thessalonians 1:5

a token of the righteous judgment of God that you should be deemed worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer,

James 1:9-10

But let the brother that is humble rejoice in his exaltation,

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when proved he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.

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