Matthew 5:2-12 ESV

The Beatitudes

2 And 1he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

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3 2"Blessed are 3the poor in spirit, for 4theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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      4 "Blessed are 5those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

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      5 "Blessed are the 6meek, for they 7shall inherit the earth.

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      6 "Blessed are those who hunger and 8thirst 9for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

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      7 "Blessed are 10the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

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      8 "Blessed are 11the pure in heart, for 12they shall see God.

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      9 "Blessed are 13the peacemakers, for 14they shall be called 15sonsa of God.

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        • l 5:9 - Greek huioi; see preface
          10 16"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for 17theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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              11 18"Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely 19on my account.

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              12 20Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for 21so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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