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Matthew 5:3-4 New King James Version (NKJV)

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn,
For they shall be comforted.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Matthew 5:3-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

[a]Blessed are the [b]poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 5:3 I.e. fortunate or prosperous, and so through v 11
  2. Matthew 5:3 I.e. those who are not spiritually arrogant
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Matthew 5:3-4 Amplified Bible (AMP)

“Blessed [spiritually prosperous, happy, to be admired] are the poor in spirit [those devoid of spiritual arrogance, those who regard themselves as insignificant], for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever].

“Blessed [forgiven, refreshed by God’s grace] are those who mourn [over their sins and repent], for they will be comforted [when the burden of sin is lifted].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 5:3-4 New International Version (NIV)

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn,
    for they will be comforted.

New International Version (NIV)

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Matthew 5:3-4 King James Version (KJV)

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

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