Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 shall see God. 9  Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. 10 Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.



Cross References

Matthew 5:45

That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the 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 you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Romans 8:14

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

Romans 12:18

If it be possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all men.

Colossians 3:13

Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do you.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

1 Chronicles 12:17

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

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

Psalm 82:6-7

I have said, You are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

Psalm 120:6

My soul has long dwelt with him that hates peace.

Psalm 122:6-8

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

Matthew 5:48

Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Luke 20:36

Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

Acts 7:26

And the next day he showed himself unto them as they strove, and would have reconciled them again, saying, Sirs, you are brethren; why do you wrong one to another?

Romans 14:1-7

Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not for passing judgment.

Romans 14:17-19

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:6

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, farewell. Be restored, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in 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, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Philippians 2:1-3

If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affections and mercies,

Philippians 2:15-16

That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;

Philippians 4:2

I urge Euodias, and urge Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.

2 Timothy 2:22-24

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

James 1:19-20

Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

James 3:16-18

For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

1 Peter 1:14-16

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain