Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

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 "How blessed are those who are pure in heart, because it is they who will see God! 9 "How blessed are those who make peace, because it is they who will be called God's children! 10 "How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!



Cross References

Matthew 5:45

so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Luke 6:35

Rather, love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind even to ungrateful and evil people.

Romans 8:14

For all who are led by God's Spirit are God's children.

Romans 12:18

If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people.

Colossians 3:13

Be tolerant of one another and forgive each other if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, you also should forgive.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Chronicles 12:17

and David went out to meet them. He told them, "If you've come in peace to be of help to me, then you'll have my commitment. But if you've come to betray me to my enemies, even though I'm innocent of wrongdoing, then may the God of our ancestors watch and judge."

Psalm 34:12

Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good?

Psalm 82:6-7

"Indeed I said, "You are gods, and all of you are sons of the Most High.

Psalm 120:6

I have resided too long with those who hate peace.

Psalm 122:6-8

Pray for peace for Jerusalem: "May those who love you be at peace!

Matthew 5:48

So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

Luke 20:36

Nor can they die anymore, because they are like the angels and, since they share in the resurrection, are God's children.

Acts 7:26

The next day, he presented himself to some of them while they were fighting and tried to reconcile them. He said, "Men, you are brothers. Why should you be hurting another?'

Romans 14:1-7

Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of arguing over differences of opinion.

Romans 14:17-19

For God's kingdom does not consist of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy produced by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:6

Instead, one brother goes to court against another brother, and before unbelieving judges, at that!

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore, we are the Messiah's representatives, as though God were pleading through us. We plead on the Messiah's behalf: "Be reconciled to God!"

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers, goodbye. Keep on growing to maturity. Keep listening to my appeals. Continue agreeing with each other and living in peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:1

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

Ephesians 5:1-2

So be imitators of God, as his dear children.

Philippians 2:1-3

Therefore, if there is any encouragement in the Messiah, if there is any comfort of love, if there is any fellowship in the Spirit, if there is any compassion and sympathy,

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

Philippians 4:2

I urge Euodia and Syntyche to have the same attitude in the Lord.

2 Timothy 2:22-24

Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart.

James 1:19-20

You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.

James 3:16-18

For wherever jealousy and rivalry exist, there is disorder and every kind of evil.

1 Peter 1:14-16

As obedient children, do not be shaped by the desires that used to influence you when you were ignorant.

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