42Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you. 6 “Blessed [joyful, nourished by God’s goodness] are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness [those who actively seek right standing with God], for they will be [completely] satisfied. 24 Leave your gift at the altar and go. 47And if you greet only your brothers [wishing them God’s blessing and peace], what more [than others] are you doing? 37But let your statement be, ‘Yes, yes’ or ‘No, no’ [a firm yes or no]; anything more than that comes from the evil one. 9 Blessed (enjoying [p]enviable happiness, [q]spiritually prosperous—[r]with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and [s] maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God! 27 You have heard that it was said, You shall not commit adultery.(G). 37 Let your Yes be simply Yes, and your No be simply No; anything more than that comes from the evil one. 14 You are the light of the world. 6“Blessed [joyful, nourished by God’s goodness] are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness [those who actively seek right standing with God], for they will be [completely] satisfied. Matthew 10 Amplified Bible (AMP) The Twelve Disciples; Instructions for Service. Matthew 5:5 "Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. The Sermon on the Mount; The Beatitudes - When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His disciples came to Him. Bible in one year Verse of Day Videos Topics Search Compare Bibles Settings. 28but I say to you that everyone who [so much as] looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 26 Truly I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the last fraction of a penny. 46 For if you love those who love you, what reward can you have? 15 Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a peck measure, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. 25 Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the way traveling with him, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison. 5 Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse. 9. 36 And do not swear by your head, for you are not able to make a single hair white or black. (A)When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on (B)the (a)mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount. Matthew. Matthew 5 - Read the Bible with Audio in 100+ Languages - English Amplified Bible. The next description deals with the “peacemakers.” They are at peace with God and desire to live in peace with all men (Rom. 12Be glad and exceedingly joyful, for your reward in heaven is great [absolutely inexhaustible]; for in this same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Matthew chapter 5 KJV (King James Version) 1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him:. 24leave your offering there at the altar and go. 19 Whoever then breaks or does away with or relaxes one of the least [important] of these commandments and teaches men so shall be called least [important] in the kingdom of heaven, but he who practices them and teaches others to do so shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 17 Do not think that I have come to do away with or [ab]undo the Law or the Prophets; I have come not to do away with or undo but to complete and fulfill them. 15nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. 26I assure you and most solemnly say to you, you will not come out of there until you have paid the last [k]cent. 27“You have heard that it was said, ‘YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY’; 45so that you may [show yourselves to] be the children of your Father who is in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on those who are evil and on those who are good, and makes the rain fall on the righteous [those who are morally upright] and the unrighteous [the unrepentant, those who oppose Him]. 10. 13 You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltness be restored? 11“Blessed [morally courageous and spiritually alive with life-joy in God’s goodness] are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil things against you because of [your association with] Me. The Amplified Bible Matthew 5. Matthew 4. 7 Blessed (happy, [j]to be envied, and [k]spiritually prosperous—[l]with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy! 39 But I say to you, Do not resist the evil man [who injures you]; but if anyone strikes you on the right jaw or cheek, turn to him the other one too. 1When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His [a]disciples came to Him. Meekness (gentleness, NKJV) is so important that it is the third characteristic Jesus mentions in His foundational teaching, the Sermon on the Mount: "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth" (Matthew 5:5).Obviously, the world's ideal of the perfect man is very different from His. 7“Blessed [content, sheltered by God’s promises] are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. 5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. disciples came to Him. 1. 13 “You are the [a]salt of the earth; but if the salt has [b]lost its taste (purpose), how can it be made salty? Do not even the tax collectors do that? 48You, therefore, will be perfect [growing into spiritual maturity both in mind and character, actively integrating godly values into your daily life], as your heavenly Father is perfect. This is an audio clip from "The Word of Promise" audio bible (NKJV) with accompaning text. 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 18For I assure you and most solemnly say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke [of the pen] will pass from the Law until all things [which it foreshadows] are accomplished. 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,. 4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them. 20“For I say to you that unless your righteousness (uprightness, moral essence) is more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 31“It has also been said, ‘WHOEVER DIVORCES HIS WIFE IS TO GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE’; It is better that you lose one of your members than that your entire body should be cast into hell (Gehenna). 6 “Blessed [joyful, nourished by God’s goodness] are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness [those who actively seek right standing with God], for they will be [completely] satisfied. The Beatitudes. Matthew 5:9 "Blessed [are] the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God." 8 Blessed (happy, [m]enviably fortunate, and [n]spiritually prosperous—possessing the [o]happiness produced by the experience of God’s favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His grace, regardless of their outward conditions) are the pure in heart, for they shall see God!(D). (C)He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, “(b)(D)Blessed are the (c)poor in spirit, for (E)theirs is the kingdom of heaven. [You empty-headed idiot!] 3“Blessed [spiritually prosperous, happy, to be admired] are the poor in spirit [those devoid of spiritual arrogance, those who regard themselves as insignificant], for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever]. Do not even the Gentiles (the heathen) do that? First make peace with your brother, and then come back and present your gift. 41 And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two [miles]. (O), Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC), Some manuscripts insert here: “without cause.”, Battlefield of the Mind Bible, Amplified Version - Hardcover, Amplified Reading Bible, Imitation Leather, Brown, Indexed, KJV and Amplified Parallel Bible, Large Print, Leathersoft, Camel/rich red, Everyday Life Bible: The Power of God's Word for Everyday Living--soft leather-look, teal, KJV and Amplified Parallel Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy. 29If your right eye makes you stumble and leads you to sin, tear it out and throw it away [that is, remove yourself from the source of temptation]; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. 48 You, therefore, must be perfect [growing into complete [ak]maturity of godliness in mind and character, [al]having reached the proper height of virtue and integrity], as your heavenly Father is perfect. 43“You have heard that it was said, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR (fellow man) and hate your enemy.’ 11 Blessed (happy, [w]to be envied, and [x]spiritually prosperous—[y]with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of your outward conditions) are you when people revile you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things against you falsely on My account. First make peace with your brother, and then come and present your offering. 2. 42 Give to him who keeps on begging from you, and do not turn away from him who would borrow [[ai]at interest] from you. Do not even the tax collectors do that? 47 And if you greet only your brethren, what more than others are you doing? Matthew 5:20 Amplified Bible (AMP) For I tell you, unless your righteousness (your uprightness and your right standing with God) is more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew also uses the Greek word “poor” but adds the word for “spirit,” making the whole expression literally read “poor ones (beggars) as to the spirit.” (See study notes on Mt 5:3; Lu 16:20.) 32 But I tell you, Whoever dismisses and repudiates and divorces his wife, except on the grounds of unfaithfulness (sexual immorality), causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a woman who has been divorced commits adultery.(H). 5“Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the [b]gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited, the self-controlled], for they will inherit the earth. 31 It has also been said, Whoever divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce. 35or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet; or by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING. 19So whoever breaks one of the least [important] of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, will be called least [important] in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever practices and teaches them, he will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:6 Context. | Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) | Download The Bible App Now 33“Again, you have heard that it was said to the men of old, ‘YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT YOU SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD [as a religious duty].’ 7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. The Sermon on the Mount; The Beatitudes Matthew 5:13-16 Amplified Bible Disciples and the World. 22 But I say to you that everyone who continues to be [ad]angry with his brother or harbors malice (enmity of heart) against him shall be [ae]liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the court; and whoever speaks contemptuously and insultingly to his brother shall be [af]liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, You [ag]cursed fool! 5 Seeing the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His disciples came to Him. Goode has also done a fair bit of research on his own. 7 Solomon was the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asa. # A disciple was a “learner” who may have been curious or convinced or committed. 20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness (your uprightness and your right standing with God) is more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (A), 5 Blessed (happy, blithesome, joyous, [e]spiritually prosperous—[f]with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the meek (the mild, patient, long-suffering), for they shall inherit the earth! Matthew 5:5. (B), 6 Blessed and fortunate and happy and [g]spiritually prosperous (in that state in which the born-again child of God [h]enjoys His favor and salvation) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), for they shall be [i]completely satisfied!(C). It is not good for anything any longer but to be thrown out and trodden underfoot by men. 40 And if anyone wants to sue you and take your undershirt (tunic), let him have your coat also. 46For if you love [only] those who love you, what reward do you have? The Sermon on the Mount; The Beatitudes 1 When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His [a] disciples came to Him. 14“You are the light of [Christ to] the world. 5:1). 33 Again, you have heard that it was said to the men of old, You shall not swear falsely, but you shall perform your oaths to the Lord [as a religious duty]. Pastor Recommendation Donate Contact Us Apps Holy Bible (XML / Audio) A A A A A Matthew 5:21 "You have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT MURDER' and 'Whoever * commits murder shall be liable to the court.' 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.. 4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.. 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 9“Blessed [spiritually calm with life-joy in God’s favor] are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they will [express His character and] be called the sons of God. 17“Do not think that I came to do away with or undo the [f]Law [of Moses] or the [writings of the] Prophets; I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. Matthew 5 The Sermon on the Mount. It is no longer good for anything, but to be thrown out and walked on by people [when the walkways are wet and slippery]. 36Nor shall you make an oath by your head, for you are not able to make a single hair white or black. Pin to Start? (J), 38 You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.(K). 16Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good deeds and moral excellence, and [recognize and honor and] glorify your Father who is in heaven. 1 SEEING THE crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His disciples came to Him.. Then … “Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited, the self-controlled], for they will inherit the earth. But how, it may be asked, could such beautiful features of character provoke persecuti… He said: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. It is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be cast into hell (Gehenna). Matthew 5 - Amplified Bible The Beatitudes. 5 “Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited, the self-controlled], for they will inherit the earth. 25:21, 22.] SEEING THE crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His disciples came to Him. 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 13“You are the [d]salt of the earth; but if the salt has [e]lost its taste (purpose), how can it be made salty? 41And whoever [n]forces you to go one mile, go with him two. 39But I say to you, do not resist an evil person [who insults you or violates your rights]; but whoever [l]slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other toward him also [simply ignore insignificant insults or trivial losses and do not bother to retaliate--maintain your dignity, your self-respect, your poise]. 2Then He began to teach them, saying. 18 For truly I tell you, until the sky and earth pass away and perish, not one smallest letter nor one little hook [identifying certain Hebrew letters] will pass from the Law until all things [it foreshadows] are accomplished. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 3 Blessed (happy, [a]to be envied, and [b]spiritually prosperous—[c]with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the poor in spirit (the humble, who rate themselves insignificant), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven! 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