And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and
when he was set, his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth,
and taught them, saying,
Blessed are the poor
in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are they that mourn:
for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek: for
they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are they which do
hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed
are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the pure in
heart: for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers:
for they shall be called the children of God.
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