Matthew 5:3
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
"BlessedΜακάριοι
(makarioi)
3107: blessed, happyfrom makar (happy)
are the poorπτωχοὶ
(ptōchoi)
4434: (of one who crouches and cowers, hence) beggarly, pooradjective from ptóssó (to crouch, cower)
in spirit,πνεύματι
(pneumati)
4151: wind, spiritfrom pneó
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.
πτωχοι  adjective - nominative plural masculine
ptochos  pto-khos':  a beggar (as cringing), i.e. pauper (strictly denoting absolute or public mendicancy, although also used in a qualified or relative sense -- beggar(-ly), poor.
τω  definite article - dative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
πνευματι  noun - dative singular neuter
pneuma  pnyoo'-mah:  ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind.
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 the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"The poor in spirit are blessed, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

International Standard Version
"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

NET Bible
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Blessed by The Spirit are the poor, because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Blessed are those who recognize they are spiritually helpless. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

King James 2000 Bible
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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