Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"Blessed are the meek, for they will 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.

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."

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 those who mourn, for they will be comforted. 5 "Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. 6 "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.



Cross References

Psalm 37:11

But the oppressed will possess the land and enjoy great prosperity.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would inherit the world was not fulfilled through the law, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.

Numbers 12:3

(Now the man Moses was very humble, more so than any man on the face of the earth.)

Psalm 25:9

May he show the humble what is right! May he teach the humble his way!

Psalm 25:13

They experience his favor; their descendants inherit the land.

Psalm 37:9

Wicked men will be wiped out, but those who rely on the Lord are the ones who will possess the land.

Psalm 37:22

Surely those favored by the Lord will possess the land, but those rejected by him will be wiped out.

Psalm 37:29

The godly will possess the land and will dwell in it permanently.

Psalm 37:34

Rely on the Lord! Obey his commands! Then he will permit you to possess the land; you will see the demise of evil men.

Psalm 69:32

The oppressed look on -- let them rejoice! You who seek God, may you be encouraged!

Psalm 147:6

The Lord lifts up the oppressed, but knocks the wicked to the ground.

Psalm 149:4

For the Lord takes delight in his people; he exalts the oppressed by delivering them.

Isaiah 11:4

He will treat the poor fairly, and make right decisions for the downtrodden of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and order the wicked to be executed.

Isaiah 29:19

The downtrodden will again rejoice in the Lord; the poor among humankind will take delight in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21

All of your people will be godly; they will possess the land permanently. I will plant them like a shoot; they will be the product of my labor, through whom I reveal my splendor.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord's favor, all you humble people of the land who have obeyed his commands! Strive to do what is right! Strive to be humble! Maybe you will be protected on the day of the Lord's angry judgment.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the people of Zion, 'Look, your king is coming to you, unassuming and seated on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey.'"

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with a heart of mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, as a person dedicated to God, keep away from all that. Instead pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

2 Timothy 2:25

correcting opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance and then knowledge of the truth

Titus 3:2

They must not slander anyone, but be peaceable, gentle, showing complete courtesy to all people.

James 1:21

So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings.

1 Peter 3:4

but the inner person of the heart, the lasting beauty of a gentle and tranquil spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

1 Peter 3:15

But set Christ apart as Lord in your hearts and always be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks about the hope you possess.

Psalm 22:26

Let the oppressed eat and be filled! Let those who seek his help praise the Lord! May you live forever!

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