Matthew 5:1-12

The Sermon on the Mount

1Seeing the crowds, ahe went up on the mountain, and when he bsat down, his disciples came to him.

The Beatitudes

2And che opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

3 dBlessed are ethe poor in spirit, for ftheirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4Blessed are gthose who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

5Blessed are the hmeek, for they ishall inherit the earth.

6Blessed are those who hunger and jthirst kfor righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

7Blessed are lthe merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

8Blessed are mthe pure in heart, for nthey shall see God.

9Blessed are othe peacemakers, for pthey shall be called qsons
Greek huioi; see Preface
of God.

10 sBlessed are those who are persecuted for righteousnesssake, for ttheirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 uBlessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely von my account. 12 wRejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for xso they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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