Matthew 5:3 References

3 "aBlessed are the poor in spirit, for btheirs is the kingdom of heaven.

a Matthew 5:3-12, Luke 6:20-23

Matthew 5

3 "aBlessed are the poor in spirit, for btheirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 "Blessed are athose who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
5 "Blessed are athe gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
6 "Blessed are athose who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
7 "Blessed are athe merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
8 "Blessed are athe pure in heart, for bthey shall see God.
9 "Blessed are the peacemakers, for athey shall be called sons of God.
10 "Blessed are those who have been apersecuted for the sake of righteousness, for btheirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 "Blessed are you when people ainsult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
12 "Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for ain the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Luke 6

20 And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, "aBlessed are you who are poor, for byours is the kingdom of God.
21 "Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.
22 "aBlessed are you when men hate you, and bostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
23 "Be glad in that day and aleap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For bin the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.