Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Blessed are 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

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.

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 heaven. 4  Blessed are they 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 acceptable year of the LORD, 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 there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

Psalm 6:1-9

[To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. According to sheminith. A Psalm of David.] O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure.

Psalm 13:1-5

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] How long will you forget me, O LORD? forever? how long will you hide your face from me?

Psalm 30:7-11

LORD, by your favor you have made my mountain to stand strong: you did hide your face, and I was troubled.

Psalm 32:3-7

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

Psalm 40:1-3

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] 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 your salvation, O God, set me up on high.

Psalm 126:5-6

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Isaiah 12:1

And in that day you shall say, O LORD, I will praise you: though you were angry with me, your anger is turned away, and you comforted me.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD has spoken it.

Isaiah 30:19

For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem: you shall weep no more: he will be very gracious unto you at the sound of your cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer you.

Isaiah 35:10

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

Isaiah 38:14-19

Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: my eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

Isaiah 51:11-12

Therefore the redeemed 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 with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her:

Jeremiah 31:9-12

They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Jeremiah 31:16-17

Thus says the LORD; Restrain your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears: for your work shall be rewarded, says the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.

Ezekiel 7:16

But they that escape them shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, 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 upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.

Luke 6:25

Woe unto you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.

Luke 7:50

And he said to the woman, Your faith has saved you; go in peace.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented.

John 16:20-22

Verily, verily, I say unto you, That you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be sorrowful, but 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 them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that you were made sorry, but that you sorrowed to repentance: for you were made sorry after a godly manner, that you might suffer loss by us in nothing.

James 1:12

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

Revelation 7:14-17

And I said unto him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Psalm 116:3-7

The sorrows of death surrounded me, and the pangs of sheol got hold upon me: I found 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 for all the abominations that are done in its midst.

Luke 7:38

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

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