Matthew 5:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
"Blessedμακάριοι
(makarioi)
3107: blessed, happyfrom makar (happy)
are the gentle,πραεῖς
(praeis)
4239b: gentleof uncertain origin
for they shall inheritκληρονομήσουσιν
(klēronomēsousin)
2816: to inheritfrom kléronomos
the earth.γῆν
(gēn)
1093: the earth, landa 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.
πραεις  adjective - nominative plural masculine
praus  prah-ooce':  mild, i.e. (by implication) humble -- meek.
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.
αυτοι  personal pronoun - nominative plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
κληρονομησουσιν  verb - future active indicative - third person
kleronomeo  klay-ron-om-eh'-o:  to be an heir to -- be heir, (obtain by) inherit(-ance).
την  definite article - accusative 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.
γην  noun - accusative singular feminine
ge  ghay:  soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) -- country, earth(-ly), ground, land, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

King James Bible
Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The gentle are blessed, for they will inherit the earth.

International Standard Version
"How blessed are those who are humble, because it is they who will inherit the earth!

NET Bible
"Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed are they who are meek, for they will inherit the earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Blessed are those who are gentle. They will inherit the earth.

King James 2000 Bible
Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
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