Matthew 5:1-9 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.