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Matthew 5:1-8 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down his disciples came to him. 1 Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him,
2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 2 and he began to teach them, saying:
3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
5 "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. 5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
6 "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
7 "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. 7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
8 "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. 8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.