Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness are blessed,
for they will be filled.

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

King James Version

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty for righteousness, because it is they who will be satisfied!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled.

American Standard Version

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Amplified

Blessed and fortunate and happy and spiritually prosperous (in that state in which the born-again child of God enjoys His favor and salvation) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), for they shall be completely satisfied!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who have an appetite for whatever is right will be blessed because they will be satisfied.

Anderson New Testament

Bless ed are they that hunger and thirst for righteousness; for they shall be filled.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are those whose heart's desire is for righteousness: for they will have their desire.

Common New Testament

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be satisfied.

Darby Translation

Blessed they who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: because they shall be filled.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty for uprightness, for they will be satisfied!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be satisfied.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy they hungering and thirsting for Justice: for they shall be filled.

King James 2000

Blessed are they who do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness! For they shall be filled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are they which hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for goodness! they will be satisfied.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for the righteousness, for they shall be completely satisfied.

NET Bible

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they will be filled.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are those that hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, they who hunger and thirst for righteousness; for, they, shall be filled:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be fed to the full.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Webster

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be completely satisfied.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for being and doing right, for they will be completely satisfied.

World English Bible

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness: because they shall be filled.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be satisfied.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy those hungering and thirsting for righteousness -- because they shall be filled.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

πεινάω 
Peinao 
hunger, be an hungred, be hungry, hungry
Usage: 12

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

διψάω 
Dipsao 
Usage: 6

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:6

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:6

References

Images Matthew 5:6

Prayers for Matthew 5:6

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

5 The gentle are blessed,
for they will inherit the earth.
6 Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness are blessed,
for they will be filled.
7 The merciful are blessed,
for they will be shown mercy.



Cross References

John 4:14

But whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty again—ever! In fact, the water I will give him will become a wellof water springing up within him for eternal life.”

John 6:48-58

I am the bread of life.

John 7:37

On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone is thirsty, he should come to Meand drink!

Psalm 4:6-7

Many are saying, “Who can show us anything good?”
Look on us with favor, Lord.

Psalm 17:15

But I will see Your face in righteousness;
when I awake, I will be satisfied with Your presence.

Psalm 42:1-2

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.As a deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for You, God.

Psalm 63:1-2

A Davidic psalm. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You.
I thirst for You;
my body faints for You
in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.

Psalm 63:5

You satisfy me as with rich food;
my mouth will praise You with joyful lips.

Psalm 65:4

How happy is the one You choose
and bring near to live in Your courts!
We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,
the holiness of Your temple.

Psalm 84:2

I long and yearn
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.

Psalm 107:9

For He has satisfied the thirsty
and filled the hungry with good things.

Psalm 145:19

He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him;
He hears their cry for help and saves them.

Song of Songs 5:1

M I have come to my garden—my sister, my bride.
I gather my myrrh with my spices.
I eat my honeycomb with my honey.
I drink my wine with my milk.N Eat, friends!
Drink, be intoxicated with love!

Isaiah 25:6

The Lord of Hosts will prepare a feast
for all the peoples on this mountain
a feast of aged wine, choice meat, finely aged wine.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none;
their tongues are parched with thirst.
I, Yahweh, will answer them;
I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Isaiah 44:3

For I will pour water on the thirsty land
and streams on the dry ground;
I will pour out My Spirit on your descendants
and My blessing on your offspring.

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to the prisoners: Come out,
and to those who are in darkness: Show yourselves.
They will feed along the pathways,
and their pastures will be on all the barren heights.

Isaiah 55:1-3

“Come, everyone who is thirsty,
come to the waters;
and you without money,
come, buy, and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without cost!

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore, this is what the Lord God says:My servants will eat,
but you will be hungry;
My servants will drink,
but you will be thirsty;
My servants will rejoice,
but you will be put to shame.

Isaiah 66:11

so that you may nurse and be satisfied
from her comforting breast
and drink deeply and delight yourselves
from her glorious breasts.

Amos 8:11-13

Hear this! The days are coming—
this is the declaration of the Lord God
when I will send a famine through the land:
not a famine of bread or a thirst for water,
but of hearing the words of the Lord.

Luke 1:53

He has satisfied the hungry with good things
and sent the rich away empty.

Luke 6:21

You who are now hungry are blessed,
because you will be filled.
You who now weep are blessed,
because you will laugh.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are now full,
for you will be hungry.
Woe to you who are now laughing,
for you will mourn and weep.

John 6:27

Don’t work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him.”

Revelation 7:16

They will no longer hunger;
they will no longer thirst;
the sun will no longer strike them,
nor will any heat.

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