Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Those who mourn are blessed,
for they will 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.

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.

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.

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 “The poor in spirit are blessed,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
4 Those who mourn are blessed,
for they will be comforted.
5 The gentle are blessed,
for they will inherit the earth.



Cross References

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor,
and the day of our God’s vengeance;
to comfort all who mourn,

Revelation 21:4

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Death will no longer exist;
grief, crying, and pain will exist no longer,
because the previous things have passed away.

Psalm 6:1-9

A Prayer for MercyFor the choir director: with stringed instruments, according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm. Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger;
do not discipline me in Your wrath.

Psalm 13:1-5

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, how long will You forget me?
Forever?
How long will You hide Your face from me?

Psalm 30:7-11

Lord, when You showed Your favor,
You made me stand like a strong mountain;
when You hid Your face, I was terrified.

Psalm 32:3-7

When I kept silent, my bones became brittle
from my groaning all day long.

Psalm 40:1-3

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.I waited patiently for the Lord,
and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.

Psalm 69:29-30

But as for me—poor and in pain—
let Your salvation protect me, God.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears
will reap with shouts of joy.

Isaiah 12:1

On that day you will say:
“I will praise You, Lord,
although You were angry with me.
Your anger has turned away,
and You have had compassion on me.

Isaiah 25:8

He will destroy death forever.
The Lord God will wipe away the tears
from every face
and remove His people’s disgrace
from the whole earth,
for the Lord has spoken.

Isaiah 30:19

For you people will live on Zion in Jerusalem and will never cry again. He will show favor to you at the sound of your cry; when He hears, He will answer you.

Isaiah 35:10

and the redeemed of the Lord will return
and come to Zion with singing,
crowned with unending joy.
Joy and gladness will overtake them,
and sorrow and sighing will flee.

Isaiah 38:14-19

I chirp like a swallow or a crane;
I moan like a dove.
My eyes grow weak looking upward.
Lord, I am oppressed; support me.

Isaiah 51:11-12

And the redeemed of the Lord will return
and come to Zion with singing,
crowned with unending joy.
Joy and gladness will overtake them,
and sorrow and sighing will flee.

Isaiah 57:18

I have seen his ways, but I will heal him;
I will lead him and restore comfort
to him and his mourners,

Isaiah 66:10

Be glad for Jerusalem and rejoice over her,
all who love her.
Rejoice greatly with her,
all who mourn over her—

Jeremiah 31:9-12

They will come weeping,
but I will bring them back with consolation.
I will lead them to wadis filled with water
by a smooth way where they will not stumble,
for I am Israel’s Father,
and Ephraim is My firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:16-17

This is what the Lord says:Keep your voice from weeping
and your eyes from tears,
for the reward for your work will come—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
and your children will return from the enemy’s land.

Ezekiel 7:16

The survivors among them will escape
and live on the mountains
like doves of the valley,
all of them moaning,
each over his own iniquity.

Zechariah 12:10-1

“Then I will pour out a spirit of grace and prayer on the house of David and the residents of Jerusalem, and they will look at Me whom they pierced. They will mourn for Him as one mourns for an only child and weep bitterly for Him as one weeps for a firstborn.

Luke 6:21

You who are now hungry are blessed,
because you will be filled.
You who now weep are blessed,
because you will laugh.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are now full,
for you will be hungry.
Woe to you who are now laughing,
for you will mourn and weep.

Luke 7:50

And He said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.”

Luke 16:25

“‘Son,’ Abraham said, ‘remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony.

John 16:20-22

“I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.

2 Corinthians 1:4-7

He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because your grief led to repentance. For you were grieved as God willed, so that you didn’t experience any loss from us.

James 1:12

A man who endures trials is blessed, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.

Revelation 7:14-17

I said to him, “Sir, you know.”Then he told me: These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation.
They washed their robes and made them white
in the blood of the Lamb.

Psalm 116:3-7

The ropes of death were wrapped around me,
and the torments of Sheol overcame me;
I encountered trouble and sorrow.

Ezekiel 9:4

“Pass throughout the city of Jerusalem,” the Lord said to him, “and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the detestable practices committed in it.”

Luke 7:38

and stood behind Him at His feet, weeping, and began to wash His feet with her tears. She wiped His feet with the hair of her head, kissing them and anointing them with the fragrant oil.

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