Matthew 5:4

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

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.

Discussion for Matthew 5:4

  • Luetchia Jones for verse 4
    I love to hear the word of God .yes I enjoy the read it and many more. Thank God.
  • Dorraine for verse 4
    I believe this beatitude not only means understating our own sinful nature , but not becoming anestized to the dark world we live in, but by having the heart of God and what makes God mourn would make his children mourn.
  • RICHARD for verse 4
    WHEN SOMEONE COMES TO KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THE EFFECT OF HIS SINFUL NATURE AND THE DAMAGE IT HAS CAUSED IT BECOMES VERY SORROWFUL AND REMORSAL HOW YOU HURT GODAND OTHERS IN YOUR LIFE. THIS LEAD ME TO TRUE REPENTENCE BUT I NOW UNDERSTAND THAT IT WAS THE HOLY SPIRIT THAT GOT ME TO THAT POINT.

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