Matthew 5:3

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
New King James Version

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
New American Standard Bible

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
New International Version

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
The Amplified Bible

Blessed (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous – with life – joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the poor in spirit (the humble, who rate themselves in significant), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Spiritually prosperous are the destitute and helpless in the realm of the spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Phillips’ Modern English

“How happy are those who know their need for God, for the kingdom of Heaven is theirs!
Williams’ Language of the People

“Blessed are those who feel poor in spiritual things, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
 
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  1. Death in the Living Room: It’s Not Just in the “Church” Anymore - Neil Girrard We certainly cannot change the whole of churchianity - by what means can we know whether the group we are attending or gathering with is truly administering life or administering death?

  2. 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.

  3. In His Rest - Neil Girrard A Scriptural look at resting in God.

  4. 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.

  5. Poverty; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer Even after we are saved we must stay poor and rest in our spiritual poverty daily and be refueled by God Himself - and only then can we replenish a spiritually dying human race.

  6. Spiritual Deception; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The antithetical nature of God and riches raises the question of whether the gospel of the kingdom of God can be truly received by peoples of nations where wealth is the god that is sacrificially served, obeyed and worshiped.

  7. Teachings of the Spirit - Neil Girrard It is most important that the Holy Spirit, and not some man, be our real teacher. Here’s why.

  8. Whose Kingdom Is It Anyway? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Perhaps the most accurate, over-arching view of the intricate workings of the kingdom of God ever given to men was that given to Ezekiel.
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