Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Holman Bible

Blessed are the gentle, because 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.

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.

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 they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.



Cross References

Psalm 37:11

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Romans 4:13

For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Numbers 12:3

(Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)

Psalm 25:9

The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.

Psalm 25:13

His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 37:22

For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.

Psalm 37:29

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Psalm 37:34

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

Psalm 69:32

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

Psalm 147:6

The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Isaiah 29:19

The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21

Thy people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

Matthew 21:5

Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Galatians 5:23

Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:2

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

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:25

In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

James 1:21

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

1 Peter 3:15

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

Psalm 22:26

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

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