Matthew 5:3-12

3 aBlessed are bthe poor in spirit, for ctheirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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

5Blessed are the emeek, for they fshall inherit the earth.

6Blessed are those who hunger and gthirst hfor righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

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

8Blessed are jthe pure in heart, for kthey shall see God.

9Blessed are lthe peacemakers, for mthey shall be called nsons
Greek huioi; see Preface
of God.

10 pBlessed are those who are persecuted for righteousnesssake, for qtheirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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

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