Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the merciful; for, they, shall receive mercy:

New American Standard Bible

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

King James Version

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Holman Bible

The merciful are blessed,
for they will be shown mercy.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are the merciful, because they will obtain mercy.

American Standard Version

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Amplified

“Blessed [content, sheltered by God’s promises] are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who show mercy [toward others] will be blessed because they will be shown mercy [themselves].

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are the merciful; for they shall receive mercy.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are those who have mercy: for they will be given mercy.

Common New Testament

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Darby Translation

Blessed the merciful, for they shall find mercy.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are the merciful: because they shall receive mercy.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the compasaionate: for they shall be commiserated.

King James 2000

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are the merciful! For they shall obtain mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are the merciful! they will find mercy.

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

"Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are the merciful; for they will obtain mercy.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall find mercy.

Webster

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the compassionate, for they shall receive compassion.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are those who show mercy, for they will have mercy shown them.

World English Bible

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are the merciful: because they shall receive mercy.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the kind -- because they shall find kindness.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

ἐλεήμων 
Eleemon 
Usage: 1

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:7

Images Matthew 5:7

Prayers for Matthew 5:7

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

6 Happy, they who hunger and thirst for righteousness; for, they, shall be filled: 7 Happy, the merciful; for, they, shall receive mercy: 8 Happy, the pure, in heart; for, they, shall, see God:



Cross References

2 Samuel 22:26

With the loving, thou didst show thyself loving, - with the blameless hero, thou didst show thyself blameless;

Proverbs 11:17

The man of lovingkindness, dealeth well with his own soul, but the cruel man, troubleth his own flesh.

Proverbs 19:17

A lender to Yahweh, is one who sheweth favour to the poor, and, his good deed, He will pay him back.

Matthew 6:14-15

For, if ye forgive men their faults, Your Father who is in the heavens, will forgive, even you;

Matthew 18:33-35

Was it not binding, upon thee also, to have mercy upon thy fellow-servant, as, I also, on thee, had mercy?

Hebrews 6:10

For, not unrighteous, is God, to be forgetful of your work and of the love which ye have shewn forth for his name, in that ye have ministered unto the saints, and are ministering,

Job 31:16-22

If I withheld - from pleasure - the poor, or, the eyes of the widow, I dimmed;

Psalm 18:25

With the loving, thou didst show thyself loving, - With the blameless man, thou didst show thyself blameless;

Psalm 37:26

All day long, is he showing favour and lending, his seed, therefore, shall have a blessing.

Psalm 41:1-4

How happy is he that is attentive to the poor, In the day of calamity, will Yahweh deliver him:

Psalm 112:4

Risen - in darkness, is light to the upright, The gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Psalm 112:9

He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the needy, His righteousness, standeth for aye, His horn, shall be exalted in honour.

Proverbs 14:21

He that sheweth contempt for his neighbour, sinneth, but, he that sheweth favour to the afflicted, how happy is he!

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous one, hath perished, And not a man, hath taken it to heart - Yea the men of lovingkindness, have been withdrawn No one considering, That from the presence of calamity, hath the righteous been withdrawn.

Isaiah 58:6-12

Is not, this, the fast that I must ever choose - To unbind the tight cords of lawlessness, To unloose the bands of the yoke, - and To let the crushed go free, and That every yoke, ye tear off?

Daniel 4:27

Wherefore, O king, let, my counsel, be pleasing unto thee, thy sin, then, - by righteousness, break thou off, and, thine iniquities, by shewing favour to the oppressed, - if so be it may become the lengthening out of thy security.

Hosea 1:6

Then conceived she again and bare a daughter, and he said to him, Call her name Lo-ruhamah "Uncompassionated" , - for, not again any more, will I have compassion upon the house of Israel, that I should, forgive, them;

Hosea 2:1

Say ye unto your brethren, O Ammi, and unto your sisters, O Ruhamah:

Hosea 2:23

So will I sow her unto me in the land, and will have compassion upon the uncompassionated one, - and will say to him who was No-people-of-mine, My people, thou art, and, he, shall say, My God!

Micah 6:8

He hath told thee, O son of earth, what is good, - what then is, Yahweh, seeking of thee, but, to do justice, to delight in lovingkindness, and humbly to walk with thy God?

Mark 11:25

And, when ye stand praying, forgive, if aught ye have against any, - that, your Father also, who is in the heavens, may forgive you your offences.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good and lend, hoping for, nothing, back; and your reward shall be, great, and ye shall be sons of the Most High, - for, he, is, gracious, unto the ungrateful and wicked.

Romans 11:30

For, just as, ye, at one time had not yielded unto God, and yet now have received mercy by their refusal to yield,

1 Corinthians 7:25

But, concerning them who are virgin, injunction of the Lord, have I none; yet, a judgment, do I give, as one who hath obtained mercy from the Lord to be, faithful:

2 Corinthians 4:1

Wherefore, having this ministry, even as we received mercy, we faint not;

Ephesians 4:32-1

And be ye gracious one to another, tenderly affectionate, in favour forgiving one another - even as, God also, in Christ, hath in favour forgiven you;

Colossians 3:12

Put on, therefore, as men chosen of God, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, graciousness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering,

1 Timothy 1:13

Though, formerly, a defamer, and persecutor, and insulter; nevertheless mercy was shown me, because, without knowledge, I acted, in unbelief:

1 Timothy 1:16

Nevertheless, on this account, was mercy shewn me, - that, in me, the chief, Christ Jesus might shew forth his entire longsuffering, for an ensample of them about to believe on him unto life age-abiding.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

The Lord grant mercy unto the house, of Onesiphorus, in that, ofttimes, hath he refreshed me, and, as regardeth my chain, hath not been put to shame,

Hebrews 4:16

Let us, then, be approaching with freedom of speech, unto the throne of favour, that we may receive mercy, and, favour, may find, for seasonable succour.

James 2:13

For, the judgment, will be without mercy, unto him that hath shewed no mercy: Mercy, boasteth, over judgment.

James 3:17

But, the wisdom from above, is - first pure, then peaceable, reasonable, easy to be entreated, fraught with mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 2:10

Who, at one time, were a No-people, but, now, are a people of God, - who had not been enjoying mercy, but, now, have received mercy.

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