Matthew 5:5
Good News Translation
"Happy are those who are humble; they will receive what God has promised!

Contemporary English Version
God blesses those people who are humble. The earth will belong to them!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

New American Bible
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

the meek.

Matthew 11:29 Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.

Matthew 21:5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion: Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt, the foal of her that is used to the yoke.

Numbers 12:3 (For Moses was a man exceeding meek above all men that dwelt upon earth)

Psalm 22:26 The poor shall eat and shall be filled: and they shall praise the Lord that seek him: their hearts shall live for ever and ever.

Psalm 25:9 He will guide the mild in judgment: he will teach the meek his ways.

Psalm 69:32 Let the poor see and rejoice: seek ye God, and your soul shall live.

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Psalm 147:6 The Lord lifteth up the meek, and bringeth the wicked down even to the ground.

Psalm 149:4 For the Lord is well pleased with his people: and he will exalt the meek unto salvation.

Isaiah 11:4 But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.

Isaiah 29:19 And the meek shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 61:1 The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord hath anointed me: he hath sent me to preach to the meek, to heal the contrite of heart, and to preach a release to the captives, and deliverance to them that are shut up.

Zephaniah 2:3 Seek the Lord, all ye meek of the earth, you that have wrought his judgment: seek the just, seek the meek: if by any means you may be hid in the day of the Lord's indignation.

Galatians 5:23 Mildness, faith, modesty, continency, chastity. Against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:2 With all humility and mildness, with patience, supporting one another in charity.

Colossians 3:12 Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience:

1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, fly these things: and pursue justice, godliness, faith, charity, patience, mildness.

2 Timothy 2:25 With modesty admonishing them that resist the truth: if peradventure God may give them repentance to know the truth;

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, not to be litigious but gentle: shewing all mildness towards all men.

James 1:21 Wherefore, casting away all uncleanness and abundance of naughtiness, with meekness receive the ingrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge, among you? Let him shew, by a good contestation, his work in the meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4,15 But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God. . . .

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Psalm 25:13 His soul shall dwell in good things: and his seed shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:9,11,22,29,34 For evildoers shall be cut off: but they that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the land. . . .

Isaiah 60:21 And thy people shall be all just, they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hand to glorify me.

Romans 4:13 For not through the law was the promise to Abraham or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world: but through the justice of faith.

Context
The Beatitudes
4Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. 5Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 6Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill.…
Cross References
Psalm 25:13
His soul shall dwell in good things: and his seed shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:9
For evildoers shall be cut off: but they that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:11
But the meek shall inherit the land, and shall delight in abundance of peace.

Isaiah 29:19
And the meek shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Additional Translations
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

"Blessed are the meek, for they as heirs shall obtain possession of the earth.

Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

'Happy the meek -- because they shall inherit the land.
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