Matthew 5:4
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English Standard Version
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

King James Bible
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

American Standard Version
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

English Revised Version
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Webster's Bible Translation
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

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

Matthew 5:4 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

They that mourn (πενθοῦντες)

Signifying grief manifested; too deep for concealment. Hence it is often joined with κλαίειν, to weep audibly (Mark 16:10; James 4:9).

Shall be comforted

See on John 14:16.

Matthew 5:4 Parallel Commentaries

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Psalm 6:1-9 O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure...

Psalm 13:1-5 How long will you forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long will you hide your face from me...

Psalm 30:7-11 LORD, by your favor you have made my mountain to stand strong: you did hide your face, and I was troubled...

Psalm 32:3-7 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long...

Psalm 40:1-3 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry...

Psalm 69:29-30 But I am poor and sorrowful: let your salvation, O God, set me up on high...

Psalm 116:3-7 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow...

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

Isaiah 12:1 And in that day you shall say, O LORD, I will praise you: though you were angry with me, your anger is turned away...

Isaiah 25:8 He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces...

Isaiah 30:19 For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem: you shall weep no more: he will be very gracious to you at the voice of your cry...

Isaiah 35:10 And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy on their heads...

Isaiah 38:14-19 Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: my eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed...

Isaiah 51:11,12 Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing to Zion; and everlasting joy shall be on their head...

Isaiah 57:18 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts to him and to his mourners.

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 you 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 with supplications will I lead them...

Ezekiel 7:16 But they that escape of them shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning...

Ezekiel 9:4 And the LORD said to him, Go through the middle of the city, through the middle of Jerusalem...

Zechariah 12:10-14 And I will pour on the house of David, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications...

Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness.

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

Luke 7:38,50 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head...

Luke 16:25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things...

John 16:20-22 Truly, truly, I say to you, That you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be sorrowful...

2 Corinthians 1:4-7 Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble...

2 Corinthians 7:9,10 Now I rejoice, not that you were made sorry, but that you sorrowed to repentance: for you were made sorry after a godly manner...

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life...

Revelation 7:14-17 And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes...

Revelation 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying...

Cross References
Isaiah 61:2
to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn;

Isaiah 66:2
All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the LORD. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.

John 16:20
Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy.

Revelation 7:17
For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes."

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