Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are the humble-minded, for they will possess the land!

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

King James Version

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Holman Bible

The gentle are blessed,
for they will inherit the earth.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are humble, because it is they who will inherit the earth!

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, blithesome, joyous, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the meek (the mild, patient, long-suffering), for they shall inherit the earth!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who have a humble attitude [toward themselves] are blessed because they will inherit [the best of] the earth.

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are the gentle: for the earth will be their heritage.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Darby Translation

Blessed the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Godbey New Testament

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

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

King James 2000

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the meek, because they will inherit the earth.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are the meek! For they shall inherit the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are the humble! they will inherit the earth.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth."

NET Bible

"Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are the meek; for they will inherit the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the meek; for, they, shall inherit the earth:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

Webster

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the meek, for they as heirs shall obtain possession of the earth.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are the lowly in mind, for they will possess the land.

World English Bible

Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are the meek: because they shall inherit the earth.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the meek -- because they shall inherit the land.

Interlinear

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

are the meek
πραΰ́ς 
Praus 
Usage: 2

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

κληρονομέω 
Kleronomeo 
Usage: 14

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:5

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

4 "Blessed are the mourners, for they will be consoled! 5  "Blessed are the humble-minded, for they will possess the land! 6 "Blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty for uprightness, for they will be satisfied!



Cross References

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise made to Abraham and his descendants that the world should belong to him did not come to him or his descendants through the Law, but through the uprightness that resulted from his faith.

Matthew 11:29

Let my yoke be put upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble-minded, and your hearts will find rest,

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the daughter of Zion, 'Here is your king coming to you, Gentle, and riding on an ass, And on the foal of a beast of burden.' "

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, self-control. There is no law against such things!

Ephesians 4:2

with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly.

Colossians 3:12

As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, must fly from these things. Strive for uprightness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.

2 Timothy 2:25

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

James 1:21

So strip yourselves of everything that soils you, and of every evil growth, and in a humble spirit let the message that has the power to save your souls be planted in your hearts.

James 3:13

What wise, intelligent man is there among you? Let him show by his good life that what he does is done in the humility of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

yours must be the inner beauty of character, the imperishable attraction of a quiet and gentle spirit, which has great value in the sight of God.

1 Peter 3:15

but reverence Christ in your hearts as Lord, and always be ready to make your defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that you have. But do so gently and respectfully,

1 Peter 3:15

but reverence Christ in your hearts as Lord, and always be ready to make your defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that you have. But do so gently and respectfully,

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