Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of 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 and happy and enviably fortunate and spiritually prosperous (in the state in which the born-again child of God enjoys and finds satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of his outward conditions) are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake (for being and doing right), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

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 theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.



Cross References

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 6:22

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

2 Timothy 2:12

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

Psalm 37:12

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

Matthew 10:23

But when they persecute you in this city, flee into another: for verily I say unto you, You shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man comes.

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 10:30

But he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.

Luke 6:20

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

Luke 21:12

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

John 15:20

Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

Acts 5:40

And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

Acts 8:1

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Romans 8:35-39

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

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

Philippians 1:28

And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that of God.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7

So that we ourselves boast of you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure:

2 Timothy 3:11

Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me.

James 1:2-5

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

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.

1 Peter 3:13-14

And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good?

1 Peter 4:12-16

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

1 John 3:12

Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And why slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of those things which you will suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried; and you shall have tribulation ten days: be faithful unto death, and I will give you a crown of life.

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