Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the destitute, in spirit; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

“The poor in spirit are blessed,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Blessed (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the poor in spirit (the humble, who rate themselves insignificant), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who feel a deep sense of their personal need are blessed because the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are they, that are of an humble spirit, for of such is the kingdom of the Messias.

Darby Translation

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are the poor in spirit: because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are those who feel their spiritual need, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!

John Wesley New Testament

saying, Happy are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the poor in spirit: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Blessed [are] the poor in spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are the poor in spirit! For theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

"Blessed are those who feel poor in spirit! the Realm of heaven is theirs.

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are those who feel poor in spiritual things, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

World English Bible

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are the poor in spirit; because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the poor in spirit -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

are the poor
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

in spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

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

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Images Matthew 5:3

Prayers for Matthew 5:3

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

2 and, opening his mouth, he began teaching them, saying: - 3 Happy, the destitute, in spirit; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens; 4 Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted:



Cross References

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of My Lord Yahweh, is upon me, - Because Yahweh Hath anointed me to tell good tidings to the oppressed, lath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, To proclaim To captives, liberty, To them who are bound, the opening of the prison;

Isaiah 66:2

For, all these things, hath mine own hand made, And all these things came into being, - Declareth Yahweh. But for this one, will I look around, For him who is humbled and smitten in spirit, And so careth anxiously for my word.

Psalm 1:1

How happy the man, who hath not walked in the counsel of the lawless, - and, in the way of sinners, hath not stood, and, in the seat of scoffers, hath not sat;

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifices of God, are a spirit that is broken, - A heart - broken and crushed, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Psalm 112:1

Praise ye Yah! How happy is the man who revereth Yahweh, In his commandments, delighteth he greatly;

Proverbs 29:23

The loftiness of a man, layeth him low, - but, one of a lowly spirit, shall attain unto honour.

Micah 6:8

He hath told thee, O son of earth, what is good, - what then is, Yahweh, seeking of thee, but, to do justice, to delight in lovingkindness, and humbly to walk with thy God?

Leviticus 26:41-42

I also, must needs go in opposition to them, and bring them into the land of their foes, - Save only that, if, even then, their uncircumcised heart shall be humbled, And, even then, they shall accept as a payment the punishment of their iniquity,

Mark 10:14

But Jesus, seeing it, was greatly displeased, and said unto them - Suffer the children to come unto me, - do not hinder them; for, of such, is the kingdom of God.

Deuteronomy 8:2

So then, thou shalt remember all the way in which Yahweh thy God caused thee to journey these forty years in the desert, - that he might humble time to put thee to the proof to know what was in thy heart, - whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or not.

2 Chronicles 7:14

if my people upon whom my Name is called shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will, I myself, hear out of the heavens, and forgive their sin, and heal their land.

2 Chronicles 33:12

But, in his distress, he appeased the face of Yahweh his God, - and humbled himself greatly, before the God of his fathers;

2 Chronicles 33:23

But he did not humble himself before Yahweh as Manasseh his father humbled himself, - for, he, Amon, made guilt abound.

2 Chronicles 34:27

Because tender was thy heart, and thou didst humble thyself before God when thou heardest his words against this place and against the inhabitants thereof, and didst humble thyself before me, and didst rend thy clothes and weep before me, therefore, I also, have heard, is the declaration of Yahweh.

Job 42:6

For this cause, I tremble and repent, on dust and ashes.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish by the way, for soon might be kindled his anger, - How happy are all who seek refuge in him!

Psalm 32:1-2

How happy is he whose transgression is forgiven! whose sin is pardoned!

Psalm 34:18

Near is Yahweh, to the broken in heart, And, the crushed in spirit, will he save.

Psalm 41:1

How happy is he that is attentive to the poor, In the day of calamity, will Yahweh deliver him:

Psalm 84:12

O Yahweh of hosts! How happy the man who trusteth in thee!

Psalm 119:1-2

[ALEPH] How happy the men of blameless life, who walk in the law of Yahweh.

Psalm 146:5

How happy is he that hath the GOD of Jacob as his help, whose hope, is on Yahweh his God: -

Proverbs 8:32

Now, therefore, ye sons, hearken to me, for how happy are they who, to my ways, pay regard!

Proverbs 16:19

Better is lowliness of spirit, with the patient, than a portion of spoil, with the proud.

Isaiah 30:18

And, therefore, will Yahweh wait, That he may grant you favour, And, therefore, will he lift himself up, That he may show you compassion, - For A God of justice, is, Yahweh, How happy all they who are waiting for him

Isaiah 57:15

For, thus, saith he that is high and lifted up - Inhabiting futurity, And, holy, is his name: A high and holy place, will I inhabit, Also with the crushed and lowly in spirit, To revive the spirit of the lowly, and To revive the heart of them who are crushed; -

Jeremiah 31:18-20

I have, heard, Ephraim bemoaning himself, Thou hast chastised me and I have been chastised, Like a bullock, not broken in, Suffer me to return that I may return, For thou, art Yahweh my God.

Daniel 5:21-22

And, from among the sons of men, was he driven, and, his heart, to a wild beast's, became equal, and, with the wild asses, was his dwelling, and, grass - like oxen, they suffered him to eat, and, with the dew of the heavens, his body, was drenched - until that he came to know that the Most High God, hath dominion, over the kingdom of men, and, whomsoever he pleaseth, he setteth up over it.

Matthew 3:2

saying, Repent ye, - for the kingdom of the heavens hath drawn near.

Matthew 5:3-12

Happy, the destitute, in spirit; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens;

Matthew 8:11

But I say unto you, Many from east and west, will have come, and shall recline with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens;

Matthew 11:6

And, happy, is he, whosoever shall not find cause of stumbling, in me.

Matthew 11:25

In that season, answered Jesus, and said - I openly give praise unto thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, - in that thou hast hid these things from the wise and discerning, and hast revealed them unto babes;

Matthew 13:16

But happy are, your, eyes, that they see, and your ears, that they hear;

Matthew 18:1-3

In that hour came, the disciples unto Jesus, saying - Who then is, greatest, in the kingdom of the heavens?

Matthew 24:46

Happy! that servant, whom his master, when he cometh, shall find so doing!

Matthew 25:34

Then, will the king say to those on his right hand: Come ye, the blessed of my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of the Lord, is upon me, because he hath anointed me - to tell glad tidings unto the destitute; He hath sent me forth, - To proclaim, to captives, a release, and, to the blind, a recovering of sight, - to send away the crushed, with a release;

Luke 6:20-26

And, he, lifting up his eyes towards his disciples, was saying: - Happy, ye destitute, for, yours, is the kingdom of God.

Luke 11:28

But, he, said - Yea rather! - Happy they who hear the word of God, and observe it!

Luke 18:14

I tell you - This one went down justified, unto his house, rather than that one; because, every one who exalteth himself, shall be abased, but, he that abaseth himself, shall be exalted?

John 20:29

Jesus saith unto him - Because thou hast seen me, hast thou believed? Happy, they who have not seen, and yet have believed!

Romans 4:6-9

Just as David also affirmeth the happiness of the man unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works: -

James 1:10

Whereas the rich, in his being brought low, - because, as a flower of grass, he will pass away;

James 1:12

Happy the man who endureth temptation! Because, becoming approved, he shall receive the crown of life - which he hath promised unto them that love him.

James 2:5

Hearken! my brethren beloved: - Hath not, God, chosen the destitute in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

James 4:9-10

Be miserable and lament and weep, let, your laughter, into lamentation, be turned, and, your joy, into dejection;

Revelation 19:9

And he saith unto me - Write! Happy, they who, unto the marriage supper of the Lamb, have been bidden! And he saith unto me - These words, are, true words of God.

Revelation 22:14

Happy, they who are washing their robes, that their right may be unto the tree of life and, by the gates, they may enter into the city.

2 Chronicles 33:19

both his prayer and how God was entreated of him - and all his sin and his treacherous act, and the sites whereon he built high places, and set up the Sacred Stems and the images, before he humbled himself, there they are, written in the story of the seers.

Psalm 128:1

How happy is every one that revereth Yahweh, who walketh in his ways!

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