Matthew 5:7-17 KJV

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 .