Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

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 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. 7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.



Cross References

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never thirst again; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 6:48-58

I am the bread of life.

John 7:37

Now on the last and greatest day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink!

Psalm 4:6-7

Many say, "Who will show us any good?" Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall see your face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with seeing your form. For the Chief Musician. By David the servant of Yahweh, who spoke to Yahweh the words of this song in the day that Yahweh delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said,

Psalm 42:1-2

As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.

Psalm 63:1-2

God, you are my God. I will earnestly seek you. My soul thirsts for you. My flesh longs for you, in a dry and weary land, where there is no water.

Psalm 63:5

My soul shall be satisfied as with the richest food. My mouth shall praise you with joyful lips,

Psalm 65:4

Blessed is one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of Yahweh. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Psalm 107:9

For he satisfies the longing soul. He fills the hungry soul with good.

Psalm 145:19

He will fulfill the desire of those who fear him. He also will hear their cry, and will save them.

Song of Songs 5:1

I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride. I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Friends Eat, friends! Drink, yes, drink abundantly, beloved. Beloved

Isaiah 25:6

In this mountain, Yahweh of Armies will make all peoples a feast of fat things, a feast of choice wines, of fat things full of marrow, of well refined choice wines.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none. Their tongue fails for thirst. I, Yahweh, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Isaiah 44:3

For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, and streams on the dry ground. I will pour my Spirit on your seed, and my blessing on your offspring:

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to those who are bound, 'Come out!'; to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves!' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.

Isaiah 55:1-3

"Come, everyone who thirsts, to the waters! Come, he who has no money, buy, and eat! Yes, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, "Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be disappointed;

Isaiah 66:11

that you may nurse and be satisfied at the comforting breasts; that you may drink deeply, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory."

Amos 8:11-13

Behold, the days come," says the Lord Yahweh, "that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of Yahweh.

Luke 1:53

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

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

Luke 6:25

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

John 6:27

Don't work for the food which perishes, but for the food which remains to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has sealed him."

Revelation 7:16

They will never be hungry, neither thirsty any more; neither will the sun beat on them, nor any heat;

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