Matthew 5:4
Good News Translation
"Happy are those who mourn; God will comfort them!

Contemporary English Version
God blesses those people who grieve. They will find comfort!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land.

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Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land.

Psalm 6:1-9 Unto the end, in verses, a psalm for David, for the octave. [2] O Lord, rebuke me not in thy indignation, nor chastise me in thy wrath. . . .

Psalm 13:1-5 Unto the end, a psalm for David. How long, O Lord, wilt thou forget me unto the end? how long dost thou turn away thy face from me? . . .

Psalm 30:7-11 O Lord, in thy favour, thou gavest strength to my beauty. Thou turnedst away thy face from me, and I became troubled. . . .

Psalm 32:3-7 Because I was silent my bones grew old; whilst I cried out all the day long. . . .

Psalm 40:1-3 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me. . . .

Psalm 69:29-30 But I am poor and sorrowful: thy salvation, O God, hath set me up. . . .

Psalm 116:3-7 The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow: . . .

Psalm 126:5,6 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. . . .

Isaiah 12:1 And thou shalt say in that day: I will give thanks to thee, O Lord, for thou wast angry with me: thy wrath is turned away, and thou hast comforted me.

Isaiah 25:8 He shall cast death down headlong for ever: and the Lord God shall wipe away tears from every face, and the reproach of his people he shall take away from off the whole earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.

Isaiah 30:19 For the people of Sion shall dwell in Jerusalem: weeping thou shalt not weep, he will surely have pity on thee: at the voice of thy cry, as soon as he shall hear, he will answer thee.

Isaiah 35:10 And the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and shall come into Sion with praise, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.

Isaiah 38:14-19 I will cry like a young swallow, I will meditate like a dove: my eyes are weakened looking upward: Lord, I suffer violence, answer thou for me. . . .

Isaiah 51:11,12 And now they that are redeemed by the Lord, shall return, and shall come into Sion singing praises, and joy everlasting shall be upon their heads, they shall obtain joy and gladness, sorrow and mourning shall flee away. . . .

Isaiah 57:18 I saw his ways, and I healed him, and brought him back, and restored comforts to him, and to them that mourn for him.

Isaiah 61:2,3 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God: to comfort all that mourn: . . .

Isaiah 66:10 Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her.

Jeremiah 31:9-12,16,17 They shall come with weeping: and I will bring them back in mercy: and I will bring them through the torrents of waters in a right way, and they shall not stumble in it: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn. . . .

Ezekiel 7:16 And such of them as shall flee shall escape: and they shall be in the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them trembling, every one for his iniquity.

Ezekiel 9:4 And the Lord said to him: Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem: and mark Thau upon the foreheads of the men that sigh, and mourn for all the abominations that are committed in the midst thereof.

Zechariah 12:10-14 And I will pour out upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace, and of prayers: and they shall look upon me, whom they have pierced: and they shall mourn for him as one mourneth for an only son, and they shall grieve over him, as the manner is to grieve for the death of the firstborn. . . .

Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain open to the house of David, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem: for the washing of the sinner, and of the unclean woman.

Luke 6:21,25 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for you shall laugh. . . .

Luke 7:38,50 And standing behind at his feet. she began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. . . .

Luke 16:25 And Abraham said to him: Son, remember that thou didst receive good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted and thou art tormented.

John 16:20-22 Amen, amen, I say to you, that you shall lament and weep, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be made sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. . . .

2 Corinthians 1:4-7 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we also may be able to comfort them who are in all distress, by the exhortation wherewith we also are exhorted by God. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:9,10 Now I am glad: not because you were made sorrowful, but because you were made sorrowful unto penance. For you were made sorrowful according to God, that you might suffer damage by us in nothing. . . .

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

Revelation 7:14-17 And I said to him: My Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me: These are they who are come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb. . . .

Revelation 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and death shall be no more. Nor mourning, nor crying, nor sorrow shall be any more, for the former things are passed away.

Context
The Beatitudes
3Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. 5Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.…
Cross References
Isaiah 61:2
To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God: to comfort all that mourn:

Isaiah 66:2
My hand made all these things, and all these things were made, saith the Lord. But to whom shall I have respect, but to him that is poor and little, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my words?

John 16:20
Amen, amen, I say to you, that you shall lament and weep, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be made sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

Revelation 7:17
For the Lamb, which is in the midst of the throne, shall rule them and shall lead them to the fountains of the waters of life: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

Additional Translations
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Blessed are those mourning, for they will be comforted.

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

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

Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.

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

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

"Blessed are the mourners, for they shall be comforted.

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

'Happy the mourning -- because they shall be comforted.
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