[a](A)Blessed are the poor in spirit, for (B)theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

“Blessed are (C)those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

“Blessed are (D)the [b]gentle, for they will inherit the earth.

“Blessed are (E)those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.

“Blessed are (F)the merciful, for they will receive mercy.

“Blessed are (G)the pure in heart, for (H)they will see God.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for (I)they will be called sons of God.

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  1. Matthew 5:3 I.e., fortunate or prosperous, and so through v 11
  2. Matthew 5:5 Or humble, meek