New Living Translation
Then Jesus turned to his disciples and said, "God blesses you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours.
King James Bible
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Darby Bible Translation
And he, lifting up his eyes upon his disciples, said, Blessed are ye poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
World English Bible
He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.
Young's Literal Translation
And he, having lifted up his eyes to his disciples, said: 'Happy the poor -- because yours is the reign of God.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:20 In the following verse s our Lord, in the audience of his newly - chosen disciples, and of the multitude, repeats, standing on the plain, many remarkable passages of the sermon he had before delivered, sitting on the mount. He here again pronounces the poor and the hungry, the mourners, and the persecuted, happy; and represents as miserable those who are rich, and full, and joyous, and applauded: because generally prosperity is a sweet poison, and affliction a healing, though bitter medicine. Let the thought reconcile us to adversity, and awaken our caution when the world smiles upon us; when a plentiful table is spread before us, and our cup is running over; when our spirits are gay; and we hear (what nature loves) our own praise from men. Happy are ye poor - The word seems here to be taken literally: ye who have left al] for me. Mt 5:3.
LibraryThe Reward of Obedience.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.' 'Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall revile you and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice and be exceeding glad, for great is your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.'--Matthew, v. 7, 10 11, 12. Mercy cannot get in where mercy goes not out. The outgoing …
George MacDonald—Hope of the Gospel
"Be Doers of the Word. "
The Golden Rule of Life.
That all Hope and Trust is to be Fixed in God Alone
One day as he saw the crowds gathering, Jesus went up on the mountainside and sat down. His disciples gathered around him,
"God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
God blesses you who are hungry now, for you will be satisfied. God blesses you who weep now, for in due time you will laugh.
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