Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Blessed are the gentle, 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

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.

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 shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.



Cross References

Psalm 37:11

But the humble shall inherit the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham and to his seed that he should be heir of the world wasn't through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Numbers 12:3

Now the man Moses was very humble, above all the men who were on the surface of the earth.

Psalm 25:9

He will guide the humble in justice. He will teach the humble his way.

Psalm 25:13

His soul shall dwell at ease. His seed shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:22

For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land. Those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.

Psalm 37:29

The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for Yahweh, and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land. When the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen it, and are glad. You who seek after God, let your heart live.

Psalm 147:6

Yahweh upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.

Psalm 149:4

For Yahweh takes pleasure in his people. He crowns the humble with salvation.

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness he will judge the poor, and decide with equity for the humble of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth; and with the breath of his lips he will kill the wicked.

Isaiah 29:19

The humble also will increase their joy in Yahweh, and the poor among men will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21

Your people also shall be all righteous; they shall inherit the land forever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is on me; because Yahweh has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to those who are bound;

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Yahweh, all you humble of the land, who have kept his ordinances. Seek righteousness. Seek humility. It may be that you will be hidden in the day of Yahweh's anger.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart; and you will find rest for your souls.

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the daughter of Zion, behold, your King comes to you, humble, and riding on a donkey, 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 lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love;

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

2 Timothy 2:25

in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.

James 1:21

Therefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with humility the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.

1 Peter 3:15

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, with humility and fear:

Psalm 22:26

The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise Yahweh who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.

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