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Matthew 5:3New King James Version (NKJV)

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Matthew 5:3New American Standard Bible (NASB)

[a]Blessed are the [b]poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 5:3 I.e. fortunate or prosperous, and so through v 11
  2. Matthew 5:3 I.e. those who are not spiritually arrogant
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 5:3Amplified Bible (AMP)

“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].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 5:3New International Version (NIV)

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

Matthew 5:3King James Version (KJV)

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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