Matthew 5:1-12 LEB

The Sermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes

1 Now [when he]a saw the crowds, he went up the mountain and [after he]b sat down, his disciples approached him.

References for Matthew 5:1

    • § 5:1 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
    • ¨ 5:1 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("sat down") which is understood as temporal
      2 And opening his mouth he began to teach them, saying,
      3 "Blessed [are] the poor in spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
      4 Blessed [are] the ones who mourn, because they will be comforted.
      5 Blessed [are] the meek, because they will inherit the earth.
      6 Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied.
      7 Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy.
      8 Blessed [are] the pure in heart, because they will see God.
      9 Blessed [are] the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.
      10 Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
      11 Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute [you] and say all kinds of evil things against you, lying on account of me.
      12 Rejoice and be glad, because your reward [is] great in heaven, for in the [same] way they persecuted the prophets before you.