3 "1Blessed are the poor in spirit, for 2theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 "Blessed are 3those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
5 "Blessed are 4the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
6 "Blessed are 5those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
7 "Blessed are 6the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
8 "Blessed are 7the pure in heart, for 8they shall see God.
9 "Blessed are the peacemakers, for 9they shall be called sons of God.