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Matthew 5:5New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

[a]Blessed are the meek,
    for they will inherit the land.


  1. 5:5 Cf. Ps 37:11, “…the meek shall possess the land.” In the psalm “the land” means the land of Palestine; here it means the kingdom.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Matthew 5:5Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

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Matthew 5:5Good News Translation (GNT)

“Happy are those who are humble;
    they will receive what God has promised!

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Matthew 5:5New American Standard Bible (NASB)

“Blessed are the [a]gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.


  1. Matthew 5:5 Or humble, meek
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 5:5New International Version (NIV)

Blessed are the meek,
    for they will inherit the earth.

New International Version (NIV)

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