Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, they who 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

Those who mourn are blessed,
for 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 [forgiven, refreshed by God’s grace] are those who mourn [over their sins and repent], for they will be comforted [when the burden of sin is lifted].

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.

Darby Translation

Blessed 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.

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

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 Happy, the destitute, in spirit; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens; 4 Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: 5 Happy, the meek; for, they, shall inherit the earth:



Cross References

Isaiah 61:2-3

To proclaim - The year of acceptance of Yahweh, and The day of avenging of our God: To comfort all who are mourning;

Revelation 21:4

And he will wipe away every tear out of their eyes, - and, death, shall be no more, and grief and outcry and pain shall be no more: the first things, have passed away.

Psalm 6:1-9

O Yahweh! do not, in thine anger, correct me, nor, in thy wrath, chastise me.

Psalm 13:1-5

How long, O Yahweh, wilt thou wholly forget me? How long wilt thou hide thy face from me?

Psalm 30:7-11

O Yahweh, in thy good-pleasure, hadst thou caused my mountain to stand, strong, - Thou didst hide thy face - I was dismayed!

Psalm 32:3-7

When I kept silence, my bones became worn out, Through my groaning all the day;

Psalm 40:1-3

I waited patiently for Yahweh, - And he inclined, unto me, and heard my cry for help;

Psalm 69:29-30

I, then, am humbled and in pain, Thy salvation, O God, may it set me on high.

Psalm 126:5-6

They who are sowing with tears, with shouting, shall reap:

Isaiah 12:1

Thou shalt say, therefore, in that day, I will praise thee, O Yahweh! Though thou hast been angry with me, Thine anger turneth back. And thou dost comfort me.

Isaiah 25:8

Having swallowed up death itself victoriously, My Lord, Yahweh, will wipe away, tears from off all faces, - And the reproach of his own people, will he remove from off all the earth, For, Yahweh, hath spoken.

Isaiah 30:19

For, a people, In Zion, shall dwell, In Jerusalem, - As for weeping, thou shalt not weep! As for favour, he will grant thee favour, at the sound of thine outcry, - As soon as he heareth, he hath answered thee!

Isaiah 35:10

And the ransomed of Yahweh! shall return, And shall enter Zion with shouting, With gladness age-abiding, upon their head, Joy and gladness shall overtake them, And sorrow and sighing, shall flee away.

Isaiah 38:14-19

As a twittering swallow, so, do I chatter, I coo as a dove, - Mine eyes languish through looking on high, O My Lord! distress is upon me - my Surety!

Isaiah 51:11-12

Therefore, the ransomed of Yahweh, shall again come unto Zion, with shouts of triumph, With gladness age-abiding on their head, - Joy, and gladness, shall overtake them . Sorrow and sighing have fled away.

Isaiah 57:18

His ways, have I beheld, That I might heal him, - And guide him, And restore consolations to him and to his mourners:

Isaiah 66:10

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and exult over her All ye who love her, - Joy with her right joyfully, All ye who used to mourn over her:

Jeremiah 31:9-12

With weeping, shall they come in, And with supplications, will I lead them, I will bring them unto rivers of waters By a smooth way, wherein they shall not stumble, - For I have become, to Israel, a father, And as for Ephraim, my firstborn, is he!

Jeremiah 31:16-17

Thus, saith Yahweh - Restrain thy voice from weeping, And thine eyes from tears, - For there is a reward for thy labour, Declareth Yahweh, So they shall return from the land of the enemy:

Ezekiel 7:16

While they who escape of them shall escape and become on the mountains as the doves of the valleys, all of them cooing, - -each one in his punishment.

Zechariah 12:10-1

But I will pour out upon the house of David and upon the inhabitant of Jerusalem, the spirit of favour, and of supplications, and they will look unto me, whom they have pierced, - and will wail over him, as one waileth over an only son, and will make bitter outcry over him, as one maketh bitter outcry over a firstborn.

Luke 6:21

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

Luke 6:25

Alas! for you, ye who are filled full now, for ye shall hunger. Alas! ye that laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.

Luke 7:50

But he said unto the woman - Thy faith, hath saved thee, - Go thy way into peace.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said - Child! remember - That thou didst duly received thy good things in thy life, and, Lazarus, in like manner, the evil things; but, now, here, he is comforted, and, thou, art in anguish.

John 16:20-22

Verily, verily, I say unto you - Ye, shall weep and lament, but, the world, shall rejoice: Ye, shall be grieved, but, your grief, into joy, shall be turned.

2 Corinthians 1:4-7

Who encourageth us in all our tribulation, to the end we may be able to encourage them who are in any tribulation - through means of the encouragement wherewith we, ourselves, are encouraged by God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now, am I rejoicing, - not that ye were grieved, but that ye were grieved unto repentance; for ye were grieved according to God, in order that, in nothing, should ye receive damage from us.

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.

Revelation 7:14-17

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

Psalm 116:3-7

The meshes of death encompassed me, and the distresses of hades, came upon me, Peril and sorrow, I found;

Ezekiel 9:4

Then said Yahweh unto him. Pass along through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, - and set thou a mark upon the foreheads of the men who are sighing and crying over all the abominations that are being done in her midst.

Luke 7:38

and standing behind, near his feet, weeping, with the tears, began she to be wetting his feet, and, with the hair of her head, was wiping off the tears , and was tenderly kissing his feet, and anointing them with the perfume.

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