Matthew 5:10
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
"Blessedμακάριοι
(makarioi)
3107: blessed, happyfrom makar (happy)
are thoseοἱ
(oi)
3588: thethe def. art.
who have been persecutedδεδιωγμένοι
(dediōgmenoi)
1377: to put to flight, pursue, by impl. to persecuteakin to a prim. verb dió (put to flight)
for the sakeἕνεκεν
(eneken)
1752a: on account of, because ofof uncertain origin
of righteousness,δικαιοσύνης
(dikaiosunēs)
1343: righteousness, justicefrom dikaios
for theirsαὐτῶν
(autōn)
846: (1) self (emphatic) (2) he, she, it (used for the third pers. pron.) (3) the samean intensive pronoun, a prim. word
is the kingdomβασιλεία
(basileia)
932: kingdom, sovereignty, royal powerfrom basileuó
of heaven.οὐρανῶν
(ouranōn)
3772: heavena prim. word







KJV Lexicon
μακαριοι  adjective - nominative plural masculine
makarios  mak-ar'-ee-os:  supremely blest; by extension, fortunate, well off -- blessed, happy(-ier).
οι  definite article - nominative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
δεδιωγμενοι  verb - perfect passive participle - nominative plural masculine
dioko  dee-o'-ko:  to pursue; by implication, to persecute -- ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute(-ion), press forward.
ενεκεν  adverb
heneka  hen'-ek-ah:  on account of -- because, for (cause, sake), (where-)fore, by reason of, that.
δικαιοσυνης  noun - genitive singular feminine
dikaiosune  dik-ah-yos-oo'-nay:  equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification -- righteousness.
οτι  conjunction
hoti  hot'-ee:  demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because -- as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
αυτων  personal pronoun - genitive plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
εστιν  verb - present indicative - third person singular
esti  es-tee':  he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are
η  definite article - nominative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
βασιλεια  noun - nominative singular feminine
basileia  bas-il-i'-ah:  royalty, i.e. (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm -- kingdom, + reign.
των  definite article - genitive plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ουρανων  noun - genitive plural masculine
ouranos  oo-ran-os':  the sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) -- air, heaven(-ly), sky.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

King James Bible
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those who are persecuted for righteousness are blessed, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

International Standard Version
"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

NET Bible
"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Blessed are those who are persecuted for doing what God approves of. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

King James 2000 Bible
Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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