New Living Translation
God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, for they will be satisfied.
King James Bible
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed they who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
World English Bible
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Young's Literal Translation
'Happy those hungering and thirsting for righteousness -- because they shall be filled.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:6 They that hunger and thirst after righteousness - After the holiness here described. They shall be satisfied with it.
LibraryThe Fourth Beatitude
'Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.'--MATT. v. 6. Two preliminary remarks will give us the point of view from which I desire to consider these words now. First, we have seen, in previous sermons, that these paradoxes of the Christian life which we call the Beatitudes are a linked chain, or, rather, an outgrowth from a common root. Each presupposes all the preceding. Now, of course, it is a mistake to expect uniformity in the process of building …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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A psalm of David, regarding a time when David was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water.
For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled; the hopes of the godly will be granted.
Whoever pursues righteousness and unfailing love will find life, righteousness, and honor.
"Is anyone thirsty? Come and drink--even if you have no money! Come, take your choice of wine or milk--it's all free!
Why spend your money on food that does not give you strength? Why pay for food that does you no good? Listen to me, and you will eat what is good. You will enjoy the finest food.
For I have given rest to the weary and joy to the sorrowing."
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