Parallel Verses

Amplified

Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God!

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

King James Version

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Holman Bible

Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who make peace, because it is they who will be called God's children!

A Conservative Version

Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.

American Standard Version

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of God.

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who attempt to make peace [between people] will be blessed because they will be called God's children.

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called sons of God.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are the peacemakers: for they will be named sons of God.

Common New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are the pacific: for they shall be the children of God.

Darby Translation

Blessed the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers: because they shall be called the sons of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called God's sons!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are the peace-makers; for they shall be called the children of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy they making peace: for they shall be called sons of God.

King James 2000

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are the peacemakers! For they shall be called the sons of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers! they will be ranked sons of God.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

NET Bible

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers; for they will be called sons of God.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are the peace makers, for they shall be called children of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, the peacemakers; for, they, shall be, called sons of God:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called Sons of God.

Webster

Blessed are the peace-makers: for they shall be called children of God.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for it is they who will be recognized as sons of God.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called God's sons.

World English Bible

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are the peacemakers; because they shall be called sons of God.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are the peace-makers; for they shall be called the children of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy the peacemakers -- because they shall be called Sons of God.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

εἰρηνοποιός 
Eirenopoios 
Usage: 0

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:9

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:9

Images Matthew 5:9

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

8 Blessed (happy, enviably fortunate, and spiritually prosperous -- "possessing the happiness produced by the experience of God's favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His grace, regardless of their outward conditions) are the pure in heart, for they shall see God! 9 Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God! 10 Blessed and happy and enviably fortunate and spiritually prosperous (in the state in which the born-again child of God enjoys and finds satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of his outward conditions) are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake (for being and doing right), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!



Cross References

Matthew 5:45

To show that you are the children of your Father Who is in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the wicked and on the good, and makes the rain fall upon the upright and the wrongdoers [alike].

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies and be kind and do good [doing favors so that someone derives benefit from them] and lend, expecting and hoping for nothing in return but considering nothing as lost and despairing of no one; and then your recompense (your reward) will be great (rich, strong, intense, and abundant), and you will be sons of the Most High, for He is kind and charitable and good to the ungrateful and the selfish and wicked.

Romans 8:14

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Romans 12:18

If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

Colossians 3:13

Be gentle and forbearing with one another and, if one has a difference (a grievance or complaint) against another, readily pardoning each other; even as the Lord has [freely] forgiven you, so must you also [forgive].

Hebrews 12:14

Strive to live in peace with everybody and pursue that consecration and holiness without which no one will [ever] see the Lord.

1 Chronicles 12:17

David went out to meet them and said to them, If you have come peaceably to me to help me, my heart shall be knit to you; but if you have come to betray me to my adversaries, although there is no violence or wrong in my hands, may the God of our fathers look upon and rebuke you.

Psalm 34:12

What man is he who desires life and longs for many days, that he may see good?

Psalm 82:6-7

I said, You are gods [since you judge on My behalf, as My representatives]; indeed, all of you are children of the Most High.

Psalm 120:6

My life has too long had its dwelling with him who hates peace.

Psalm 122:6-8

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! May they prosper who love you [the Holy City]!

Matthew 5:48

You, therefore, must be perfect [growing into complete maturity of godliness in mind and character, having reached the proper height of virtue and integrity], as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 20:36

For they cannot die again, but they are angel-like and equal to angels. And being sons of and sharers in the resurrection, they are sons of God.

Acts 7:26

Then on the next day he suddenly appeared to some who were quarreling and fighting among themselves, and he urged them to make peace and become reconciled, saying, Men, you are brethren; why do you abuse and wrong one another?

Romans 14:1-7

As for the man who is a weak believer, welcome him [into your fellowship], but not to criticize his opinions or pass judgment on his scruples or perplex him with discussions.

Romans 14:17-19

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:6

But brother goes to law against brother, and that before [Gentile judges who are] unbelievers [without faith or trust in the Gospel of Christ]?

2 Corinthians 5:20

So we are Christ's ambassadors, God making His appeal as it were through us. We [as Christ's personal representatives] beg you for His sake to lay hold of the divine favor [now offered you] and be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, farewell (rejoice)! Be strengthened (perfected, completed, made what you ought to be); be encouraged and consoled and comforted; be of the same [agreeable] mind one with another; live in peace, and [then] the God of love [Who is the Source of affection, goodwill, love, and benevolence toward men] and the Author and Promoter of peace will be with you.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore be imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father].

Philippians 2:1-3

So by whatever [appeal to you there is in our mutual dwelling in Christ, by whatever] strengthening and consoling and encouraging [our relationship] in Him [affords], by whatever persuasive incentive there is in love, by whatever participation in the [Holy] Spirit [we share], and by whatever depth of affection and compassionate sympathy,

Philippians 2:15-16

That you may show yourselves to be blameless and guileless, innocent and uncontaminated, children of God without blemish (faultless, unrebukable) in the midst of a crooked and wicked generation [spiritually perverted and perverse], among whom you are seen as bright lights (stars or beacons shining out clearly) in the [dark] world,

Philippians 4:2

I entreat and advise Euodia and I entreat and advise Syntyche to agree and to work in harmony in the Lord.

2 Timothy 2:22-24

Shun youthful lusts and flee from them, and aim at and pursue righteousness (all that is virtuous and good, right living, conformity to the will of God in thought, word, and deed); [and aim at and pursue] faith, love, [and] peace (harmony and concord with others) in fellowship with all [Christians], who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

James 1:19-20

Understand [this], my beloved brethren. Let every man be quick to hear [a ready listener], slow to speak, slow to take offense and to get angry.

James 3:16-18

For wherever there is jealousy (envy) and contention (rivalry and selfish ambition), there will also be confusion (unrest, disharmony, rebellion) and all sorts of evil and vile practices.

1 Peter 1:14-16

[Live] as children of obedience [to God]; do not conform yourselves to the evil desires [that governed you] in your former ignorance [when you did not know the requirements of the Gospel].

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