Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me."
"But your eyes are blessed because they see, and your ears because they hear.
Blessed is that slave whom the master finds at work when he comes.
How blessed is the one who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand in the pathway with sinners, or sit in the assembly of scoffers!
Give sincere homage! Otherwise he will be angry, and you will die because of your behavior, when his anger quickly ignites. How blessed are all who take shelter in him!
By David; a well-written song. How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned!
For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.
O Lord who rules over all, how blessed are those who trust in you!
Praise the Lord! How blessed is the one who obeys the Lord, who takes great delight in keeping his commands.
(Alef) How blessed are those whose actions are blameless, who obey the law of the Lord.
A song of ascents. How blessed is every one of the Lord's loyal followers, each one who keeps his commands!
How blessed is the one whose helper is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
"So now, children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways.
For this reason the Lord is ready to show you mercy; he sits on his throne, ready to have compassion on you. Indeed, the Lord is a just God; all who wait for him in faith will be blessed.
Then he looked up at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God belongs to you.
But he replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!"
Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are the people who have not seen and yet have believed."
So even David himself speaks regarding the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
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.
Then the angel said to me, "Write the following: Blessed are those who are invited to the banquet at the wedding celebration of the Lamb!" He also said to me, "These are the true words of God."
Blessed are those who wash their robes so they can have access to the tree of life and can enter into the city by the gates.