Parallel Verses

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."

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 those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.[\ul Note: Verse 5 in Sawyer] 6 Blessed are those that hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.



Cross References

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and his posterity that he should inherit the world was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.

Matthew 11:29

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

Matthew 21:5

Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your king comes to you, meek, seated on 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 humility and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in love,

Colossians 3:12

Put on, therefore, as elect and beloved saints of God, hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering,

1 Timothy 6:11

But do you, O man of God, avoid these things; but pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness correcting the adversaries, that God may give them a change of mind to a knowledge of the truth,

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all meekness to all men.

James 1:21

Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding vice, receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13

What wise and intelligent man is there among you? Let him show his works by good conduct, in the meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

but let the hidden man of the heart be adorned with the imperishable [ornaments] of a meek and quiet spirit, which are of great price before God.

1 Peter 3:15

and sanctify the anointed Lord in your hearts, and be always ready with a defense to every one that asks you a reason for the hope that is in you; but with meekness and fear,

1 Peter 3:15

and sanctify the anointed Lord in your hearts, and be always ready with a defense to every one that asks you a reason for the hope that is in you; but with meekness and fear,

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