Matthew 5:1-10 NLT

1 One day as he saw the crowds gathering, Jesus went up on the mountainside and sat down. His disciples gathered around him,
2 and he began to teach them.
3 “God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him,a for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.

References for Matthew 5:3

    • 5:3 - Greek poor in spirit.
      4 God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
      5 God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth.
      6 God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice,b for they will be satisfied.

      References for Matthew 5:6

        • 5:6 - Or for righteousness.
          7 God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
          8 God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.
          9 God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.
          10 God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.