New Living Translation
God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
King James Bible
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
World English Bible
Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
'Happy those persecuted for righteousness' sake -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:10 For righteousness' sake - That is, because they have, or follow after, the righteousness here described. He that is truly a righteous man, he that mourns, and he that is pure in heart, yea, all that will live godly in Christ Jesus, shall suffer persecution, 2Tim 3:12. The world will always say, Away with such fellows from the earth. They are made to reprove our thoughts. They are grievous to us even to behold. Their lives are not like other men's; their ways are of another fashion.
LibraryThe Fourth Beatitude
'Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.'--MATT. v. 6. Two preliminary remarks will give us the point of view from which I desire to consider these words now. First, we have seen, in previous sermons, that these paradoxes of the Christian life which we call the Beatitudes are a linked chain, or, rather, an outgrowth from a common root. Each presupposes all the preceding. Now, of course, it is a mistake to expect uniformity in the process of building …
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Hear this message from the LORD, all you who tremble at his words: "Your own people hate you and throw you out for being loyal to my name. 'Let the LORD be honored!' they scoff. 'Be joyful in him!' But they will be put to shame.
"God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
But Jesus said, "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children."
"Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world.
When Jesus saw what was happening, he was angry with his disciples. He said to them, "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children.
Then Jesus turned to his disciples and said, "God blesses you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours.
And just as my Father has granted me a Kingdom, I now grant you the right
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