Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will 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 [spiritually calm with life-joy in God’s favor] are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they will [express His character and] 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.

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.

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.

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 the children of God. 10 "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.



Cross References

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be like your Father in heaven, since he causes the sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.

Romans 8:14

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

Romans 12:18

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

Colossians 3:13

bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if someone happens to have a complaint against anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also forgive others.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.

1 Chronicles 12:17

David went out to meet them and said, "If you come to me in peace and want to help me, then I will make an alliance with you. But if you come to betray me to my enemies when I have not harmed you, may the God of our ancestors take notice and judge!"

Psalm 34:12

Do you want to really live? Would you love to live a long, happy life?

Psalm 82:6-7

I thought, 'You are gods; all of you are sons of the Most High.'

Psalm 120:6

For too long I have had to reside with those who hate peace.

Psalm 122:6-8

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! May those who love her prosper!

Matthew 5:48

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

Luke 20:36

In fact, they can no longer die, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, since they are sons of the resurrection.

Acts 7:26

The next day Moses saw two men fighting, and tried to make peace between them, saying, 'Men, you are brothers; why are you hurting one another?'

Romans 14:1-7

Now receive the one who is weak in the faith, and do not have disputes over differing opinions.

Romans 14:17-19

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

1 Corinthians 6:6

Instead, does a Christian sue a Christian, and do this before unbelievers?

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His plea through us. We plead with you on Christ's behalf, "Be reconciled to God!"

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice, set things right, be encouraged, agree with one another, live in peace, and 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 for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,

Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore, be imitators of God as dearly loved children

Philippians 2:1-3

Therefore, if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort provided by love, any fellowship in the Spirit, any affection or mercy,

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without blemish though you live in a crooked and perverse society, in which you shine as lights in the world

Philippians 4:2

I appeal to Euodia and to Syntyche to agree in the Lord.

2 Timothy 2:22-24

But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

James 1:19-20

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.

James 3:16-18

For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.

1 Peter 1:14-16

Like obedient children, do not comply with the evil urges you used to follow in your ignorance,

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