Matthew 5:6

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Blessed are they which doe hunger and thirst after righteousnesse: for they shall be filled.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Happy are those whose heart's desire is for righteousness: for they will have their desire.
- Basic English Bible

Blessed they who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for *they* shall be filled.
- Darby Bible

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they shall be filled.
- Webster's Bible

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

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

Blessid ben thei that hungren and thristen riytwisnesse, for thei schulen be fulfillid.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Happy those hungering and thirsting for righteousness -- because they shall be filled.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 5:6


5:6 They that hunger and thirst after righteousness - After the holiness here described. They shall be satisfied with it.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 5:6


Mt 5:6 Blessed [are] they which do hunger, etc. This implies the same sense of spiritual needs as verses 3 and 4. Hunger is a felt want, in this case a want of righteousness before God, the righteousness that comes from the forgiveness of sins. See Lu 15:17 Mt 5:3,4.

Discussion for Matthew 5:6

  • I believe what this means is to allow God's righteouness that is Christ Jesus to be the one to satisfy our every need.In every good thing we seek to do as we know grace abounds.Our God is gracious and abounding in love and He watches His word to perform it.Every desire in us God created so its a must to be fulfilled by God alone.The God in us the Holy Spirit.
  • I believe what this means is to allow God's righteouness that is Christ Jesus to be the one to satisfy our every need.In every good thing we seek to do as we know grace abounds.Our God is gracious and abounding in love and He watches His word to perform it.Every desire in us God created so its a must to be fulfilled by God alone.The God in us the Holy Spirit.
  • This script Matthew 5:6 says when you are hungry for food you eat. but to be hungry for God means to seek the things that he honor, do not do things to please "man " but put on the whole armor of God, so God is give us the spiritual food, that we need to fulfil his honor and Glory. and to keep coming back for more until we are full of God 's word. Gbu all
  • AMEN JAY for verse 6
    People of GOD let our goal everyday be working toward righteousness is the only to please GOD,so HIS GRACE will follow us.
  • MockingBird for verse 6
    There was a time that I was hungry and thirsty to know the ways that the world did things and to become a part of them and do what they do. It led me to death and destruction YUK !!! God had mercy on me and brought me out of that miry pit !! Now I have a desire to be like Jesus and to do what He and my Heavenly Father does and to know Him better every day and to walk with Him Walk with Him Walk with Him !!!!!
  • Antoinette rosa ganim for verse 6
    Righteousness come from God forgiving us of our sins!