Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Blessed the peace-makers, for they shall be called 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

The peacemakers are blessed,
for 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.

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!

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.

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

Prayers for Matthew 5:9

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

8 Blessed the pure in heart, for they shall see God. 9 Blessed the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God. 10 Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.



Cross References

Matthew 5:45

that ye may be the sons of your Father who is in the heavens; for he makes his sun rise on evil and good, and sends rain on just and unjust.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return, and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is good to the unthankful and wicked.

Romans 8:14

for as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

Romans 12:18

if possible, as far as depends on you, living in peace with all men;

Colossians 3:13

forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any should have a complaint against any; even as the Christ has forgiven you, so also do ye.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

1 Chronicles 12:17

And David went out to meet them, and answered and said to them, If ye come peaceably to me to help me, my heart shall be knit unto you; but if to betray me to mine enemies, seeing there is no wrong in my hands, the God of our fathers see it and rebuke it.

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth days, that he may see good?

Psalm 82:6-7

I have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High;

Psalm 120:6

My soul hath long dwelt with them that hate peace.

Psalm 122:6-8

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Matthew 5:48

Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 20:36

for neither can they die any more, for they are equal to angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Acts 7:26

And on the morrow he shewed himself to them as they were contending, and compelled them to peace, saying, Ye are brethren, why do ye wrong one another?

Romans 14:1-7

Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to the determining of questions of reasoning.

Romans 14:17-19

for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:6

But brother prosecutes his suit with brother, and that before unbelievers.

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are ambassadors therefore for Christ, God as it were beseeching by us, we entreat for Christ, Be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 13:11

For the rest, brethren, rejoice; be perfected; be encouraged; be of one mind; be at peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,

Ephesians 4:1

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children,

Philippians 2:1-3

If then there be any comfort in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and compassions,

Philippians 2:15-16

that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,

Philippians 4:2

I exhort Euodia, and exhort Syntyche, to be of the same mind in the Lord;

2 Timothy 2:22-24

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

James 1:19-20

So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

James 3:16-18

For where emulation and strife are, there is disorder and every evil thing.

1 Peter 1:14-16

as children of obedience, not conformed to your former lusts in your ignorance;

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