New Living Translation
God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.
King James Bible
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
World English Bible
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Young's Literal Translation
'Happy the clean in heart -- because they shall see God.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:8 The pure in heart - The sanctified: they who love God with all their hearts. They shall see God - In all things here; hereafter in glory.
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 …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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2 Samuel 22:27
To the pure you show yourself pure, but to the wicked you show yourself hostile.
And after my body has decayed, yet in my body I will see God!
Only those whose hands and hearts are pure, who do not worship idols and never tell lies.
Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.
A psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those whose hearts are pure.
Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.
Work at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord.
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