Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake: for their's is the kingdom in heaven.

New American Standard Bible

“Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

King James Version

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Holman Bible

Those who are persecuted for righteousness are blessed,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.

American Standard Version

Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness'sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Amplified

“Blessed [comforted by inner peace and God’s love] are those who are persecuted for doing that which is morally right, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever].

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who have suffered for trying to do what is right will be blessed because the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are they that are persecuted on account of righteousness; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are those who are attacked on account of righteousness: for the kingdom of heaven will be theirs.

Common New Testament

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are they who are persecuted upon the account of righteousness: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.

Darby Translation

Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are they, who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are those who have endured persecution for their uprightness, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.

King James 2000

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are they who have been persecuted for righteousness sake! For theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are they which suffer persecution for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of goodness! the Realm of heaven is theirs.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are those who have been persecuted in the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

NET Bible

"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are the persecuted for righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, they who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are those who have been persecuted in the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Webster

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are those who have borne persecution in the cause of Righteousness, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are those who suffer persecution for being and doing right, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

World English Bible

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are they, who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy those persecuted for righteousness' sake -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.

Interlinear

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

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

for
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
that, for, because, how that, how,
Usage: 8
Usage: 764

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8


Usage: 0

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

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:10

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:10

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. 10 Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake: for their's is the kingdom in heaven. 11 Blessed are ye, when they shall revile and persecute you, and lying, speak every thing evil against you for my sake.



Cross References

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for their's is the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 6:22

Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from them, and shall revile you, and shall cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

2 Timothy 2:12

if we suffer with him, we shall also reign with him: if we renounce him, he also will renounce us:

2 Timothy 2:12

if we suffer with him, we shall also reign with him: if we renounce him, he also will renounce us:

Matthew 10:23

But when they shall persecute you in one city, flee unto another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not complete your circuit through the cities of Israel before the Son of man comes.

Matthew 25:34

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

Mark 10:30

who shall not receive an hundred-fold more now, at this very time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecution, and in the world to come life everlasting.

Luke 6:20

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

Luke 21:12

But before all these things, they will lay hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and to prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

John 15:20

Remember the word which I spake unto you, The servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will persecute you also; if they have observed my words, they will observe your's also.

Acts 5:40

And to him they assented: and calling in the apostles, after scourging them, they commanded them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and dismissed them.

Acts 8:1

BUT Saul was delighted with his execution. Now on that very day commenced a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and all, besides the apostles, were dispersed through the regions of Judea and Samaria.

Romans 8:35-39

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall distress of circumstances, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or the sword?

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God hath exposed us his apostles the last as devoted unto death. For we have been made a spectacle to the world, and to angels, and to men.

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

We are afflicted on every side, yet not reduced to extremities; under difficulties, yet not in despair;

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our momentary light affliction worketh for us a transcendently far more exceeding eternal weight of glory;

Philippians 1:28

and not dismayed on any occasion by your adversaries; which is indeed the proof of perdition to them, but of salvation to you, and that from God.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7

so that we ourselves make our boast of you among the churches of God, for your patience and fidelity under all your persecutions and afflictions which ye endure:

2 Timothy 3:11

the persecutions, the sufferings, which beset me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, yet out of them all the Lord delivered me.

James 1:2-5

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into various trials;

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who patiently supports temptation: for when he is proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to those who love him.

1 Peter 3:13-14

And who will do you harm if ye be imitators of him that is good?

1 Peter 4:12-16

Beloved, be not amazed at the fiery trial among you which is to bring you to the test, as though something strange happened to you;

1 John 3:12

Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one, and slew his brother: and wherefore did he slay him? Because his own works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.

Revelation 2:10

Fear nothing from the things which thou shalt suffer: lo! the devil will cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have a ten day's tribulation: be thou faithful until death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

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