Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

King James Version

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

Holman Bible

You who are now hungry are blessed,
because you will be filled.
You who now weep are blessed,
because you will laugh.

International Standard Version

How blessed are you who are hungry now, because you will be satisfied! How blessed are you who are crying now, because you will laugh!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are those who hunger now, because ye will be filled. Blessed are those who weep now, because ye will laugh.

American Standard Version

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

Amplified

Blessed [joyful, nourished by God’s goodness] are you who hunger now [for righteousness, actively seeking right standing with God], for you will be [completely] satisfied. Blessed [forgiven, refreshed by God’s grace] are you who weep now [over your sins and repent], for you will laugh [when the burden of sin is lifted].

An Understandable Version

Those of you who now have an appetite [i.e., for doing what is right] are blessed, because you will be satisfied [eventually]. Those of you who cry now [i.e., over your sins] are blessed, because you will laugh [i.e., when you are forgiven later].

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall laugh.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are you who are in need of food now: for you will be made full. Happy are you who are weeping now; for you will be glad.

Common New Testament

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Daniel Mace New Testament

blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be satisfied. blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall find matter of mirth.

Darby Translation

Blessed ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are ye who hunger now: because ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye who weep now: because ye shall laugh.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be satisfied! "Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are ye that hunger now; for ye shall be satisfied: happy are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the hungering now: for ye shall be satisfied. Happy the weeping now: for ye shall laugh.

King James 2000

Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] those who are hungry now, because you will be satisfied. Blessed [are] those who weep now, Because you will laugh.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be satisfied. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are you who hunger to-day! you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep to-day! you shall laugh.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are you who are hungry now, For you shall be filled. "Blessed are you who are wailing now, For you shall laugh.

NET Bible

"Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. "Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are ye that hunger now; for ye will be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now; for ye will laugh.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall laugh.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Happy, ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are ye who hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Webster

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are you who hunger now, because your hunger shall be satisfied. "Blessed are you who now weep aloud, because you shall laugh.

Williams New Testament

Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be completely satisfied! Blessed are you who are weeping now, for you will laugh!

World English Bible

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy, ye who are hungering now; because ye will be filled. "Happy, ye who are weeping now; because ye shall laugh.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are ye that hunger now; for ye shall be satisfied. Blessed are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy those hungering now -- because ye shall be filled. 'Happy those weeping now -- because ye shall laugh.

Interlinear

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

πεινάω 
Peinao 
hunger, be an hungred, be hungry, hungry
Usage: 12

now
νῦν 
Nun 
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102
Usage: 102

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

ye shall be filled
χορτάζω 
Chortazo 
Usage: 10

κλαίω 
Klaio 
Usage: 30

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 6:21

Context Readings

Happiness And Sorrow

20 And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. 21 Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh. 22 Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.



Cross References

Matthew 5:4

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

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness;
I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.

Isaiah 55:1-2

“Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters;
And you who have no money come, buy and eat.
Come, buy wine and milk
Without money and without cost.

Isaiah 61:1-3

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;

Matthew 5:6

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

Luke 1:53

He has filled the hungry with good things;
And sent away the rich empty-handed.

Genesis 17:17

Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?”

Genesis 21:6

Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh with me.”

Psalm 6:6-8

I am weary with my sighing;
Every night I make my bed swim,
I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart exults,
And with my song I shall thank Him.

Psalm 30:11-12

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing;
You have loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness,

Psalm 42:1-3

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.
As the deer pants for the water brooks,
So my soul pants for You, O God.

Psalm 63:1-5

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly;
My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You,
In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Psalm 65:4

How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You
To dwell in Your courts.
We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,
Your holy temple.

Psalm 107:9

For He has satisfied the thirsty soul,
And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.

Psalm 119:136

My eyes shed streams of water,
Because they do not keep Your law.

Psalm 126:1-2

A Song of Ascents.
When the Lord brought back the captive ones of Zion,
We were like those who dream.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

Psalm 143:6

I stretch out my hands to You;
My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah.

Ecclesiastes 7:2-3

It is better to go to a house of mourning
Than to go to a house of feasting,
Because that is the end of every man,
And the living takes it to heart.

Isaiah 12:1-2

Then you will say on that day,
I will give thanks to You, O Lord;
For although You were angry with me,
Your anger is turned away,
And You comfort me.

Isaiah 25:6

The Lord of hosts will prepare a lavish banquet for all peoples on this mountain;
A banquet of aged wine, choice pieces with marrow,
And refined, aged wine.

Isaiah 30:19

O people in Zion, inhabitant in Jerusalem, you will weep no longer. He will surely be gracious to you at the sound of your cry; when He hears it, He will answer you.

Isaiah 44:3-4

‘For I will pour out water on the thirsty land
And streams on the dry ground;
I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring
And My blessing on your descendants;

Isaiah 49:9-10

Saying to those who are bound, ‘Go forth,’
To those who are in darkness, ‘Show yourselves.’
Along the roads they will feed,
And their pasture will be on all bare heights.

Isaiah 57:17-18

“Because of the iniquity of his unjust gain I was angry and struck him;
I hid My face and was angry,
And he went on turning away, in the way of his heart.

Isaiah 65:13-14

Therefore, thus says the Lord God,
“Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry.
Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty.
Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Isaiah 66:10

“Be joyful with Jerusalem and rejoice for her, all you who love her;
Be exceedingly glad with her, all you who mourn over her,

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters
And my eyes a fountain of tears,
That I might weep day and night
For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen to it,
My soul will sob in secret for such pride;
And my eyes will bitterly weep
And flow down with tears,
Because the flock of the Lord has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 31:9

With weeping they will come,
And by supplication I will lead them;
I will make them walk by streams of waters,
On a straight path in which they will not stumble;
For I am a father to Israel,
And Ephraim is My firstborn.”

Jeremiah 31:13-14

“Then the virgin will rejoice in the dance,
And the young men and the old, together,
For I will turn their mourning into joy
And will comfort them and give them joy for their sorrow.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

“I have surely heard Ephraim grieving,
‘You have chastised me, and I was chastised,
Like an untrained calf;
Bring me back that I may be restored,
For You are the Lord my God.

Jeremiah 31:25

For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes.”

Ezekiel 7:16

Even when their survivors escape, they will be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, each over his own iniquity.

Ezekiel 9:4

The Lord said to him, “Go through the midst of the city, even through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in its midst.”

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.”

John 6:35

Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.

John 7:37-38

Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.

John 11:35

Jesus wept.

John 16:20-21

Truly, truly, I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will grieve, but your grief will be turned into joy.

Romans 9:1-3

I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,

1 Corinthians 4:11

To this present hour we are both hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless;

2 Corinthians 1:4-6

who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 6:10

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

2 Corinthians 7:10-11

For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.

2 Corinthians 11:27

I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.

2 Corinthians 12:10

Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

1 Peter 1:6-8

In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,

Revelation 7:16

They will hunger no longer, nor thirst anymore; nor will the sun beat down on them, nor any heat;

Revelation 21:3

And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,

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