Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Blessed are the merciful, because 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 (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the merciful, for they shall obtain 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed 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.

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.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the merciful; for, they, shall receive 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

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 Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied. 7 Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy. 8 Blessed [are] the pure in heart, because they will see God.



Cross References

2 Samuel 22:26

With the loyal, you act as loyal, and with the blameless, you show yourself blameless.

Proverbs 11:17

A person of kindness rewards himself, but a cruel [person] harms his own flesh.

Proverbs 19:17

He who lends to Yahweh [is] he who is kind to the poor, and his benefits he will repay to him.

Matthew 6:14-15

For if you forgive people their sins, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Matthew 18:33-35

Should you not also have shown mercy to your fellow slave as I also showed mercy to you?'

Hebrews 6:10

For God [is] not unjust, [so as] to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name [by] having served the saints, and continuing to serve [them].

Job 31:16-22

"If I have withheld [the] desire of [the] poor from [them], or I have caused [the] widow's eyes to fail,

Psalm 18:25

To [the] loyal you show yourself loyal. To [the] blameless you show yourself blameless.

Psalm 37:26

All the day he [is] gracious and lends, and his children [are] a blessing.

Psalm 41:1-4

Blessed [is the one who] has regard for [the] poor; in [the] day of disaster, Yahweh delivers him.

Psalm 112:4

[His] light rises in the darkness for the upright; [he is] gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Psalm 112:9

{He gives lavishly} to the needy; his righteousness endures forever. His horn rises high in honor.

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous [one] perishes, and there is no one who takes [it] to heart. And men of faithfulness [are] gathered, while there is no one who understands, for the righteous is gathered from the presence of wickedness.

Isaiah 58:6-12

Is this not [the] fast I choose: to release [the] bonds of injustice, to untie [the] ropes of [the] yoke, and to let [the] oppressed go free, and {tear} every yoke to pieces?

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable [to you] and your sin remove with righteousness and your iniquity with having mercy on [the] oppressed, {in case there might be a prolongation of your prosperity}.'"

Hosea 1:6

And she conceived again and bore a daughter, and he said to him, "{Name her} Lo-ruhamah, for I will no longer have pity on the house of Israel or {forgive them}.

Hosea 2:1

Say to your brother, "Ammi," and to your sister, "Ruhamah."

Hosea 2:23

I will sow her for myself in the land; I will have pity on Lo-ruhama; I will say to Lo-ammi, "You are my people," and he himself will say, "[you are] my God."

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what [is] good, and what does Yahweh ask from you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Mark 11:25

And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive [him], so that your Father who [is] in heaven will also forgive you your sins."

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend expecting back nothing, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.

Romans 11:30

For just as you formerly were disobedient to God, but now have been shown mercy because of the disobedience of these,

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins I do not have a command from the Lord, but I am giving an opinion as one shown mercy by the Lord to be trustworthy.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Because of this, [since we] have this ministry, just as we have been shown mercy, we do not lose heart,

Ephesians 4:32-1

Become kind toward one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as also God in Christ has forgiven you.

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, as [the] chosen of God, holy and [dearly] loved, put on affection, compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience,

1 Timothy 1:13

[although I] was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, but I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief,

1 Timothy 1:16

But because of this I was shown mercy, in order that in me foremost, Christ Jesus might demonstrate his total patience, for an example for those who are going to believe in him for eternal life.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he refreshed me many times, and was not ashamed of my imprisonment,

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us approach with confidence to the throne of grace, in order that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

James 2:13

For judgment [is] merciless to the one who has not practiced mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, obedient, full of mercy and good fruits, nonjudgmental, without hypocrisy,

1 Peter 2:10

who once [were] not a people, but now [are] the people of God, the ones [who were] not shown mercy, but now are shown mercy.

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