Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

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 [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited, the self-controlled], for they will 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.

Goodspeed New Testament

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

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are 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 Happy they suffering: for they shall be comforted. 5 Happy the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Happy they hungering and thirsting for Justice: for they shall be filled.



Cross References

Psalm 37:11

And the humble shall inherit the earth, and they delighted themselves for the multitude of peace.

Romans 4:13

For not by the law, the promise to Abraham, or to his seed, for him to be heir of the world, but by the justice of faith.

Numbers 12:3

And the man Moses greatly humble, more than all the men upon the face of the earth.

Psalm 25:9

He will cause the humble to trend in judgment, and he will teach the humble the way.

Psalm 25:13

His soul shall lodge in good, and his seed shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 37:9

For they doing evil shall be cut off: and they waiting for Jehovah they shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 37:22

For they praising him shall inherit the earth, and they cursing him shall be cut off.

Psalm 37:29

The just shall inherit the earth, and they shall dwell upon it forever.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for Jehovah and watch his way, and be will exalt thee to inherit the earth: in the cutting off the unjust thou shalt see.

Psalm 69:32

The poor saw, they shall be glad: and seeking Jehovah your heart shall live.

Psalm 147:6

Jehovah setting up again the poor, and humbling the unjust even to the earth.

Psalm 149:4

For Jehovah delighted in his people: he will adorn the humble in salvation.

Isaiah 11:4

And he judged the powerless with justice, and he decided in straightness for the humble of the earth: and he struck the earth with the rod of his mouth, and by the spirit of his lips he will slay the unjust.

Isaiah 29:19

And the humble shall add joy in Jehovah, and the poor of men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21

And thy people all of them just: forever shall they inherit the land, watching his planting, the work of my hand for glory.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah anointed me to announce good news to the afflicted, he sent me to bind up to the broken of heart, to call freedom to the captives, and the opening of the prison to the bound.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Jehovah, all ye humble of the earth, who did his judgment; seek justice, seek humility: perhaps ye shall be covered in the day of the anger of Jehovah.

Matthew 11:29

Lift up my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and humble in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls.

Matthew 21:5

Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy king comes to thee, meek, and mounted upon an ass, and a colt, son of a beast of burthen.

Galatians 5:23

Meekness, temperance: against such is no law.

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, bearing one another in love;

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the chosen of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassions, kindnesses, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

1 Timothy 6:11

And thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow justice, devotion, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:25

In meekness instructing them being in a contrary state; lest perhaps God may give them repentance to the acknowledgment of the truth;

Titus 3:2

To slander none, to be without fighting, equitable, showing all meekness to all men.

James 1:21

Wherefore having put away all sordid avarice, and excess of wickedness, in meekness receive the implanted word, able to save your souls.

James 3:13

Who wise and knowing among you? let him show out of a good mode of life his works in meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

But the hidden man of the heart, in the uncorruptedness of a mild and quiet spirit, which is before God of great price.

1 Peter 3:15

And consecrate the Lord God in your hearts: and being ready always for a justification to every one asking you the word of the hope in you with meekness and fear:

Psalm 22:26

The humble shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise Jehovah they seeking him: your heart shall live forever.

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