Matthew 5 KJV

1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set , his disciples came unto him:
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 Blessed are they that mourn : for they shall be comforted .
5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled .
7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy .
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 which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 Blessed are ye , when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil * against you falsely ,a for my sake *.

References for Matthew 5:11

    • h 5:11 - falsely: Gr. lying
      12 Rejoice , and be exceeding glad : for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
      13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour , wherewith shall it be salted ? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
      14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot * be hid .
      15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel,b but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

      References for Matthew 5:15

        • i 5:15 - a bushel: the word in the original signifieth a measure containing about a pint less than a peck
          17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy , but to fulfil .
          20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed * the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
          21 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill ; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
          22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca,c shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say , Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

          References for Matthew 5:22

            • j 5:22 - Raca: that is, Vain fellow
              26 Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
              27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery :
              28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
              29 And if thy right eye offendd thee, pluck it out , and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish , and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

              References for Matthew 5:29

                • k 5:29 - offend...: or, do cause thee to offend
                  31 It hath been said * , Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:
                  32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery : and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery .
                  33 Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself , but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:
                  38 Ye have heard that it hath been said , An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
                  40 And if any man will sue thee at the law , and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.
                  42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away .
                  43 Ye have heard that it hath been said , Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
                  44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
                  45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
                  46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye ? do not even the publicans the same?
                  47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?