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Matthew 5:5New King James Version (NKJV)

Blessed are the meek,
    For they shall inherit the earth.

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 5:5Amplified Bible (AMP)

“Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the [a]gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited, the self-controlled], for they will inherit the earth.


  1. Matthew 5:5 Or humble, meek.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 5:5Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

KJV reproduced by permission of Cambridge University Press, the Crown’s patentee in the UK.

Matthew 5:51599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

Geneva Bible, 1599 Edition. Published by Tolle Lege Press. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without written permission from the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations in articles, reviews, and broadcasts.

Matthew 5:5Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

`Happy the meek -- because they shall inherit the land.

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