Parallel Verses

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].

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].

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 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. 21 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]. 22 You are blessed when men hate you and withdraw their fellowship from you and speak abusively about you and reject your name as evil, [all] for being loyal to the Son of man.



Cross References

Matthew 5:4

"Those persons who feel grief [over their sins] are blessed because they will receive comfort [from God when they repent].

Luke 6:25

It is too bad for you people who have plenty to eat now, because you will be hungry [later on]. It is too bad for you people who are laughing now, because you will grieve and cry [later on].

Luke 6:25

It is too bad for you people who have plenty to eat now, because you will be hungry [later on]. It is too bad for you people who are laughing now, because you will grieve and cry [later on].

Luke 6:25-2

It is too bad for you people who have plenty to eat now, because you will be hungry [later on]. It is too bad for you people who are laughing now, because you will grieve and cry [later on].

Luke 6:25-3

It is too bad for you people who have plenty to eat now, because you will be hungry [later on]. It is too bad for you people who are laughing now, because you will grieve and cry [later on].

Matthew 5:6

"Those persons who have an appetite for whatever is right will be blessed because they will be satisfied.

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53-8

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53-12

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

Luke 1:53-3

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

Luke 1:53-5

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53-2

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

Luke 1:53-6

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53-3

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

Luke 1:53-2

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53-4

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

Luke 1:53-10

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

Luke 1:53-18

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

Luke 1:53-14

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53-14

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

Luke 1:53-20

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 1:53

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

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you [only] knew the [real] gift of God, and who it is that said to you, '[Please], give me a drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water."

John 6:35

Jesus replied, "I am the bread who gives [spiritual] life; the person who comes to me will never get hungry [again], and the one who believes in me will never get thirsty [again].

John 7:37-38

Now on the last and greatest day of the Festival [of Tabernacles], Jesus stood up and spoke out, "If anyone is thirsty he should come to me for a drink.

John 11:35

Jesus shed tears.

John 16:20-21

Truly, truly, I tell you, you will cry and mourn [i.e., over my suffering and death], but the world will be glad [about it]. You will be sad, but your sadness will turn to joy [i.e., when learning of my resurrection].

Romans 9:1-3

I am telling [you] the truth in Christ [i.e., since I am a Christian]; I am not lying. My conscience, [confirmed] by the Holy Spirit, supports my statements [as true],

1 Corinthians 4:11

Even to this moment, we [apostles] are hungry and thirsty; we have inadequate clothing; we have been beaten; we do not have a permanent place to live;

2 Corinthians 1:4-6

He comforts us in all our troubles so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any [kind of] trouble, through the comfort we ourselves have received from Him.

2 Corinthians 6:10

sad and yet always joyous; poor and yet making many people [spiritually] rich; destitute and yet possessing everything.

2 Corinthians 7:10-11

For the sorrow that God desires produces repentance [i.e., a change of heart and life] that leads to salvation, and which brings no regrets. But the sorrow of the world [i.e., sorrow for wrongdoing for reasons unrelated to God or moral principles] produces [spiritual] death.

2 Corinthians 11:27

I have worked and suffered. I have often gone without sleep, been hungry and thirsty, often gone without food [i.e., for spiritual reasons], been cold and had inadequate clothing.

2 Corinthians 12:10

So, I am pleased to [endure] weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions and difficulties, [all] for Christ's sake. For when I am weak [physically], then I am strong [spiritually].

James 1:2-4

Consider it [an occasion for] much joy, my brothers, when you experience various trials,

James 1:12

The person who perseveres under trials is blessed, because when he has been approved by God, he will receive the crown of [never ending] life, which God has promised to those who love Him.

1 Peter 1:6-8

Because of this you can be very joyous, even though it is necessary for you to have suffered many trials for a little while.

Revelation 7:16

They will not be hungry anymore, nor will they get thirsty anymore. The sun will not beat down on them, nor will they become scorched by the heat.

Revelation 21:3

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Look, the Tabernacle of God [i.e., God's presence] is with people and He will live with them, and they will be His people, and God Himself will be among them {{Some ancient manuscripts add "and will be their God"}}.

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