Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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 will be called the children of God. 10 "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them. 11 "Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things about you falsely on account of me.



Cross References

Matthew 5:3

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Luke 6:22

"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject you as evil on account of the Son of Man!

2 Timothy 2:12

If we endure, we will also reign with him. If we deny him, he will also deny us.

Psalm 37:12

Evil men plot against the godly and viciously attack them.

Matthew 10:23

Whenever they persecute you in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Matthew 25:34

Then the king will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 10:30

who will not receive in this age a hundred times as much -- homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, fields, all with persecutions -- and in the age to come, eternal life.

Luke 6:20

Then he looked up at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God belongs to you.

Luke 21:12

But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you, handing you over to the synagogues and prisons. You will be brought before kings and governors because of my name.

John 15:20

Remember what I told you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they obeyed my word, they will obey yours too.

Acts 5:40

and they summoned the apostles and had them beaten. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus and released them.

Acts 8:1

And Saul agreed completely with killing. Now on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were forced to scatter throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria.

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to die, because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to people.

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our momentary, light suffering is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison

Philippians 1:28

and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7

As a result we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you are enduring.

2 Timothy 3:11

as well as the persecutions and sufferings that happened to me in Antioch, in Iconium, and in Lystra. I endured these persecutions and the Lord delivered me from them all.

James 1:2-5

My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials,

James 1:12

Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.

1 Peter 3:13-14

For who is going to harm you if you are devoted to what is good?

1 Peter 4:12-16

Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you.

1 John 3:12

not like Cain who was of the evil one and brutally murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his deeds were evil, but his brother's were righteous.

Revelation 2:10

Do not be afraid of the things you are about to suffer. The devil is about to have some of you thrown into prison so you may be tested, and you will experience suffering for ten days. Remain faithful even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown that is life itself.

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