Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

King James Version

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Holman Bible

Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted.

American Standard Version

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Amplified

Blessed and enviably happy [with a happiness produced by the experience of God's favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His matchless grace] are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who feel grief [over their sins] are blessed because they will receive comfort [from God when they repent].

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are those who are sad: for they will be comforted.

Common New Testament

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are the meek, because they shall inherit the earth.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are the mourners, for they will be consoled!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy they suffering: for they shall be comforted.

King James 2000

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the ones who mourn, because they will be comforted.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are they that mourn! For they shall be comforted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are the mourners! they will be consoled.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

NET Bible

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are they who mourn; for they will be comforted.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.[\ul Note: Verse

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are the mourners, for they shall be comforted.

Webster

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the mourners, for they shall be comforted.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are the mourners, for they will be comforted.

World English Bible

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are those who mourn: because they shall be comforted,

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the mourning -- because they shall be comforted.

Interlinear

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

πενθέω 
Pentheo 
Usage: 7

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:4

Images Matthew 5:4

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens. 4 Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.



Cross References

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the acceptable year of Jehovah, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Revelation 21:4

And he shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall not exist any more, nor grief, nor cry, nor distress shall exist any more, for the former things have passed away.

Psalm 6:1-9

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments, upon Sheminith. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, rebuke me not in thine anger, and chasten me not in thy hot displeasure.

Psalm 13:1-5

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} How long, Jehovah, wilt thou forget me for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?

Psalm 30:7-11

Jehovah, by thy favour thou hadst made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face; I was troubled.

Psalm 32:3-7

When I kept silence, my bones waxed old, through my groaning all the day long.

Psalm 40:1-3

{To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm.} I waited patiently for Jehovah; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 69:29-30

But I am afflicted and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me secure on high.

Psalm 126:5-6

They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:

Isaiah 12:1

And in that day thou shalt say, Jehovah, I will praise thee; for though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou hast comforted me.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death in victory. And the Lord Jehovah will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the reproach of his people will he take away from off all the earth: for Jehovah hath spoken.

Isaiah 30:19

For the people shall dwell in Zion, at Jerusalem. Thou shalt weep no more; he will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; as he heareth it, he will answer thee.

Isaiah 35:10

And the ransomed of Jehovah shall return, and come to Zion with singing; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 38:14-19

Like a swallow or a crane, so did I chatter; I mourned as a dove; mine eyes failed with looking upward: Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

Isaiah 51:11-12

So the ransomed of Jehovah shall return, and come to Zion with singing; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy; sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 57:18

I have seen his ways, and will heal him; and I will lead him, and will restore comforts unto him and to those of his that mourn.

Isaiah 66:10

Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all ye that love her; rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn over her:

Jeremiah 31:9-12

They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them; I will cause them to walk by water-brooks, in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble; for I will be a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:16-17

Thus saith Jehovah: Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears; for there is a reward for thy work, saith Jehovah; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.

Ezekiel 7:16

And they that escape of them shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them moaning, every one for his iniquity.

Zechariah 12:10-1

And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look on me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for an only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Luke 6:21

Blessed ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you that are filled, for ye shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.

Luke 7:50

And he said to the woman, Thy faith has saved thee; go in peace.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.

John 16:20-22

Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, ye, but the world shall rejoice; and ye will be grieved, but your grief shall be turned to joy.

2 Corinthians 1:4-7

who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that ye have been grieved, but that ye have been grieved to repentance; for ye have been grieved according to God, that in nothing ye might be injured by us.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.

Revelation 7:14-17

And I said to him, My lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they who come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Psalm 116:3-7

The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

Ezekiel 9:4

and Jehovah said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that are done in the midst thereof.

Luke 7:38

and standing at his feet behind him weeping, began to wash his feet with tears; and she wiped them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the myrrh.

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