Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are those 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

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 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.

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 are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.



Cross References

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favour, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Revelation 21:4

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and death shall be no more neither shall there be any more sorrow nor crying nor pain; for the former things are passed away.

Psalm 6:1-9

O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

Psalm 13:1-5

How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?

Psalm 30:7-11

LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong; thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.

Psalm 32:3-7

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

Psalm 40:1-3

I waited patiently for the LORD, and he inclined unto me and heard my cry.

Psalm 69:29-30

But I am poor and sorrowful; let thy saving health, O God, set me up on high.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those that sow with tears shall reap with joy.

Isaiah 12:1

And in that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will sing unto thee; though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou hast comforted me.

Isaiah 25:8

He will destroy death forever; and the Lord GOD shall wipe away every tear from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people he shall take away from off all the earth: for the LORD has determined it.

Isaiah 30:19

For the people shall dwell in Zion, in Jerusalem: thou shalt weep no more: he who has mercy shall show mercy unto thee; at the voice of thy cry when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.

Isaiah 35:10

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

Isaiah 38:14-19

Like a crane or a swallow, so did I complain; I mourned as a dove; I raised my eyes upward, O LORD, I am suffering violence; comfort me.

Isaiah 51:11-12

Therefore the ransomed of the LORD shall return and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head; they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.

Isaiah 57:18

I have seen his ways and will heal him: I will lead him also and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.

Isaiah 66:10

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

Jeremiah 31:9-12

They shall come with weeping, but with mercies I will cause them to return; I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble; for I shall be a father to Israel, and Ephraim shall be my firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:16-17

Thus hath the LORD said; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears; for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.

Ezekiel 7:16

And those that escape of them shall be upon the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, each 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 prayer, and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn over him as one mourns for his only son, afflicting themselves over him as one afflicts himself over his firstborn.

Luke 6:21

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

Luke 6:25

Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that 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, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime didst receive thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted here, and thou art tormented.

John 16:20-22

Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, and the world shall rejoice; but even though ye shall be sorrowful, your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

2 Corinthians 1:4-7

who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance; for ye were made sorry by God that ye might suffer no loss by us.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man that patiently endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to those that love him.

Revelation 7:14-17

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

Psalm 116:3-7

The sorrows of death compassed me and the pains of Sheol found me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.

Ezekiel 9:4

and the LORD 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 out because of all the abominations that are done in the midst of her.

Luke 7:38

and stood at his feet behind him weeping and began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

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