Matthew 5:4

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 5:4

Blessed are they that mourne: for they shall be comforted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Happy are those who are sad: for they will be comforted.
- Basic English Bible

Blessed they that mourn, for *they* shall be comforted.
- Darby Bible

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
- Webster's Bible

Blessed are the mourners, for they shall be comforted.
- Weymouth Bible

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
- World English Bible

Blessid ben mylde men, for thei schulen welde the erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Happy the mourning -- because they shall be comforted.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 5:4

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 5:4


5:4 They that mourn - Either for their own sins, or for other men's, and are steadily and habitually serious. They shall be comforted - More solidly and deeply even in this world, and eternally in heaven.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 5:4


Mt 5:4 Blessed [are] they that mourn. Not all mourners, for there is "a sorrow of this world that worketh death". Godly sorrow is meant, a mourning over sinfulness. See 2Co 7:10.

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