Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 he opened his lips to teach them. And he said, 3  "Blessed are those who feel their spiritual need, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them! 4 "Blessed are the mourners, for they will be consoled!



Cross References

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14-2

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14-2

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14-20

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Mark 10:14-22

When Jesus saw it, he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me; do not try to stop them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as they.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent!" he said, "for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Matthew 5:3-12

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

Matthew 8:11

And I tell you, many will come from the east and from the west and take their places at the feast with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, in the Kingdom of Heaven,

Matthew 11:6

And blessed is the man who finds nothing that repels him in me."

Matthew 11:25

At that same time Jesus said, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding all this from the learned and intelligent and revealing it to children.

Matthew 13:16

But blessed are your eyes, for they do see, and your ears, for they do hear.

Matthew 18:1-3

Just at that time the disciples came up and asked Jesus, "Who is really greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"

Matthew 24:46

Blessed is that slave if his master when he returns finds him doing it.

Matthew 25:34

Then the king will say to those at his right, 'Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take possession of the kingdom which has been destined for you from the creation of the world.

Luke 4:18

"The spirit of the Lord is upon me, For he has consecrated me to preach the good news to the poor, He has sent me to announce to the prisoners their release and to the blind the recovery of their sight, To set the down-trodden at liberty,

Luke 6:20-26

Then he fixed his eyes on his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours!

Luke 11:28

But he said, "You might better say, 'Blessed are those who hear God's message and observe it!' "

Luke 18:14

I tell you, it was he who went back to his house with God's approval, and not the other. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the man who humbles himself will be exalted."

John 20:29

Jesus said to him, "Is it because you have seen me that you believe? Blessed be those who believe without having seen me!"

Romans 4:6-9

So David himself says of the happiness of those to whom God credits uprightness without any reference to their actions,

James 1:10

but one who is rich ought to rejoice at being reduced in circumstances, for the rich will disappear like the wild flowers.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he stands the test, he will be given the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers. Has not God chosen the world's poor to be rich in faith, and to possess the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?

James 4:9-10

Be miserable, grieve, and weep aloud! Turn your laughter into grief and your happiness into gloom.

Revelation 19:9

Then he said to me, "Write: 'Blessed are they who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.' These," he said to me, "are the true words of God."

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so as to have the right to approach the tree of life and to enter the gates of the city.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so as to have the right to approach the tree of life and to enter the gates of the city.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so as to have the right to approach the tree of life and to enter the gates of the city.

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