Matthew 5:6
Good News Translation
"Happy are those whose greatest desire is to do what God requires; God will satisfy them fully!

Contemporary English Version
God blesses those people who want to obey him more than to eat or drink. They will be given what they want!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill.

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Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill.

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Psalm 42:1,2 Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God. . . .

Psalm 63:1,2 A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways! . . .

Psalm 84:2 my soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord. My heart and my flesh have rejoiced in the living God.

Psalm 107:9 For he hath satisfied the empty soul, and hath filled the hungry soul with good things.

Amos 8:11-13 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation: and I will bring up sackcloth upon every back of yours, and baldness upon every head: and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the latter end thereof as a bitter day. . . .

Luke 1:53 He hath filled the hungry with good things: and the rich he hath sent empty away.

Luke 6:21,25 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for you shall laugh. . . .

John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man will give you. For him hath God, the Father, sealed.

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Psalm 4:6,7 The light of thy countenance, O Lord, is signed upon us: thou hast given gladness in my heart. . . .

Psalm 17:15 But as for me, I will appear before thy sight in justice: I shall be satisfied when thy glory shall appear.

Psalm 63:5 Let my soul be filled as with marrow and fatness: and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.

Psalm 65:4 Blessed is he whom thou hast chosen and taken to thee: he shall dwell in thy courts. We shall be filled with the good things of thy house; holy is thy temple,

Psalm 145:19 He will do the will of them that fear him: and he will hear their prayer, and save them.

Songs 5:1 Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat the fruit of his apple trees. I am come into my garden, O my sister, my spouse, I have gathered my myrrh, with my aromatical spices: I have eaten the honeycomb with my honey, I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends, and drink, and be inebriated, my dearly beloved.

Isaiah 25:6 And the Lord of hosts shall make unto all people in this mountain, a feast of fat things, a feast of wine, of fat things full of marrow, of wine purified from the lees.

Isaiah 41:17 The needy and the poor seek for waters, and there are none: their tongue hath been dry with thirst. I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Isaiah 44:3 For I will pour out waters upon the thirsty ground, and streams upon the dry land: I will pour out my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thy stock.

Isaiah 49:9,10 That thou mightest say to them that are bound: Come forth: and to them that are in darkness: Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in every plain. . . .

Isaiah 55:1-3 All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price. . . .

Isaiah 65:13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold my servants shall eat, and you shall be hungry: behold my servants shall drink, and you shall be thirsty.

Isaiah 66:11 That you may suck, and be filled with the breasts of her consolations: that you may milk out, and flow with delights, from the abundance of her glory.

John 4:14 But the water that I will give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.

John 6:48-58 I am the bread of life. . . .

John 7:37 And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink.

Revelation 7:16 They shall no more hunger nor thirst: neither shall the sun fall on them, nor any heat.

Context
The Beatitudes
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. 7Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.…
Cross References
Psalm 63:1
A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways!

Psalm 107:9
For he hath satisfied the empty soul, and hath filled the hungry soul with good things.

Proverbs 10:24
As a tempest that passeth, so the wicked shall be no more: but the just is as an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 21:21
He that followeth justice and mercy, shall find life, justice, and glory.

Isaiah 55:1
All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price.

Isaiah 55:2
Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which doth not satisfy you? Hearken diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and your soul shall be delighted in fatness.

Jeremiah 31:25
For I have inebriated the weary soul: and I have filled every hungry soul.

John 4:14
But the water that I will give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.

John 6:48
I am the bread of life.

John 7:37
And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink.

Additional Translations
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

Blessed are those hungering and thirsting for righteousness, for they will be filled.

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Blessed they who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they shall be filled.

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be completely satisfied.

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

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