Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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.

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.

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 are the pure in heart, for they will see God! 9  "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called God's sons! 10 "Blessed are those who have endured persecution for their uprightness, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!



Cross References

Matthew 5:45

so that you may show yourselves true sons of your Father in heaven, for he makes his sun rise on bad and good alike, and makes the rain fall on the upright and the wrongdoers.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and help them and lend to them, never despairing, and you will be richly rewarded, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind even to the ungrateful and the wicked.

Romans 8:14

For all who are guided by God's Spirit are God's sons.

Romans 12:18

If possible, for your part, live peaceably with everybody.

Colossians 3:13

You must bear with one another and forgive one another, if anyone has reason to be offended with anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must forgive.

Hebrews 12:14

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14-7

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14-8

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

Matthew 5:48

So you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is.

Luke 20:36

For they cannot die again; they are like the angels, and through sharing in the resurrection, they are sons of God.

Acts 7:26

The next day, he came across two of them fighting and tried to pacify them. He said to them, 'You are brothers. Why should you injure each other?'

Romans 14:1-7

Treat people who are overscrupulous in their faith like brothers; do not criticize their views.

Romans 14:17-19

The Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of uprightness, peace, and happiness through the possession of the holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:6

but one Christian has to go to law with another, and before unbelievers too?

2 Corinthians 5:20

It is for Christ, therefore, that I am an envoy, seeing that God makes his appeal through me. On Christ's behalf I beg you to be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Now brothers, goodbye! Be what you ought to be, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace, and God the source of love and peace will be with you.

Galatians 5:22

But what the Spirit produces is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:1

So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;

Ephesians 5:1-2

So follow God's example, like his dear children,

Philippians 2:1-3

So by whatever appeal there is in our relation to Christ, by whatever incentive there is in love, by whatever participation there is in the Spirit, whatever affection and sympathy,

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you will be blameless and honest, faultless children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted age, in which you appear like stars in a dark world,

Philippians 4:2

I appeal to Euodia and I appeal to Syntyche to agree together, as Christians.

2 Timothy 2:22-24

Fly from the cravings of youth, and go in pursuit of uprightness, faith, love, and peace, in company with those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts.

James 1:19-20

You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to be angry,

James 3:16-18

For wherever jealousy and rivalry exist, there will be confusion and every low action.

1 Peter 1:14-16

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

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