Matthew 5:10

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
New King James Version

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
New American Standard Bible

“Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
New International Version

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
The Amplified Bible

Blessed and happy and enviably fortunate and spiritually prosperous (in the state in which the born-again child of God enjoys and finds satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of his outward conditions) are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake (for being and doing right), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Spiritually prosperous are those who have been persecuted on account of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Phillips’ Modern English

“Happy are those who have suffered persecution for the cause of goodness, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs!
Williams’ Language of the People

“Blessed are those who suffer persecution for being and doing rightly, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
 
Mt. 5:9 π Mt. 5:11
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau: Three of Satan’s Stooges - Neil Girrard The U.S. is little more than the acting out of the philosophies of Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau but most Americans don’t know what these philosophers said or why that might be important to them as followers of Christ.

  2. The Kingdom of God Is at Hand - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) With the proclamation that the kingdom of God was at hand, Jesus ushered in a new phase in the work of redemption that God had purposed before the creation of the world.
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