Blessed
Matthew 5:4-11
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"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
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"Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
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"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
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"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
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"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
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"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
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"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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"Blessed are you when men revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.
Matthew 11:6
And blessed is he who takes no offense at me."
Matthew 13:16
But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.
Matthew 24:46
Blessed is that servant whom his master when he comes will find so doing.
Psalm 1:1
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
Psalm 2:12
kiss his feet, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way; for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
Psalm 32:1
A Psalm of David. A Maskil.
Psalm 32:2
Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
Psalm 41:1
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.
Psalm 84:12
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; he bestows favor and honor. No good thing does the LORD withhold from those who walk uprightly. [ (Psalms 84:13) O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man who trusts in thee! ]
Psalm 112:1
Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments!
Psalm 119:1
Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD!
Psalm 119:2
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,
Psalm 128:1
A Song of Ascents.
Psalm 146:5
Happy is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
Proverbs 8:32
And now, my sons, listen to me: happy are those who keep my ways.
Isaiah 30:18
Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you; therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.
Luke 6:20
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 6:21-26
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"Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. "Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall laugh.
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"Blessed are you when men hate you, and when they exclude you and revile you, and cast out your name as evil, on account of the Son of man!
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Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.
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"But woe to you that are rich, for you have received your consolation.
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"Woe to you that are full now, for you shall hunger. "Woe to you that laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
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"Woe to you, when all men speak well of you, for so their fathers did to the false prophets.
Luke 11:28
But he said, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!"
John 20:29
Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe."
Romans 4:6-9
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So also David pronounces a blessing upon the man to whom God reckons righteousness apart from works:
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"Blessed are those whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered;
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blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not reckon his sin."
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Is this blessing pronounced only upon the circumcised, or also upon the uncircumcised? We say that faith was reckoned to Abraham as righteousness.
James 1:12
Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life which God has promised to those who love him.
Revelation 19:9
And the angel said to me, "Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb." And he said to me, "These are true words of God."
Revelation 22:14
Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.
the poor
Matthew 11:25
At that time Jesus declared, "I thank thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to babes;
Matthew 18:1-3
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At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"
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And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them,
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and said, "Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Leviticus 26:41
so that I walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and they make amends for their iniquity;
Leviticus 26:42
then I will remember my covenant with Jacob, and I will remember my covenant with Isaac and my covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land.
Deuteronomy 8:2
And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.
2 Chronicles 7:14
if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
2 Chronicles 33:12
And when he was in distress he entreated the favor of the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
2 Chronicles 33:19
And his prayer, and how God received his entreaty, and all his sin and his faithlessness, and the sites on which he built high places and set up the Ashe'rim and the images, before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the Chronicles of the Seers.
2 Chronicles 33:23
And he did not humble himself before the LORD, as Manas'seh his father had humbled himself, but this Amon incurred guilt more and more.
2 Chronicles 34:27
because your heart was penitent and you humbled yourself before God when you heard his words against this place and its inhabitants, and you have humbled yourself before me, and have rent your clothes and wept before me, I also have heard you, says the LORD.
Job 42:6
therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes."
Psalm 34:18
When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.
Psalm 51:17
For thou hast no delight in sacrifice; were I to give a burnt offering, thou wouldst not be pleased.
Proverbs 16:19
It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Proverbs 29:23
A man's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.
Isaiah 57:15
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Isaiah 61:1
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;
Isaiah 66:2
All these things my hand has made, and so all these things are mine, says the LORD. But this is the man to whom I will look, he that is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word.
Jeremiah 31:18-20
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I have heard E'phraim bemoaning, `Thou hast chastened me, and I was chastened, like an untrained calf; bring me back that I may be restored, for thou art the LORD my God.
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For after I had turned away I repented; and after I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh; I was ashamed, and I was confounded, because I bore the disgrace of my youth.'
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Is E'phraim my dear son? Is he my darling child? For as often as I speak against him, I do remember him still. Therefore my heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him, says the LORD.
Daniel 5:21
he was driven from among men, and his mind was made like that of a beast, and his dwelling was with the wild asses; he was fed grass like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, until he knew that the Most High God rules the kingdom of men, and sets over it whom he will.
Daniel 5:22
And you his son, Belshaz'zar, have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this,
Micah 6:8
He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
Luke 4:18
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
Luke 6:20
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 18:14
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."
James 1:10
and the rich in his humiliation, because like the flower of the grass he will pass away.
James 4:9
Be wretched and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to dejection.
James 4:10
Humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you.
for
Matthew 3:2
"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Matthew 8:11
I tell you, many will come from east and west and sit at table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
Mark 10:14
But when Jesus saw it he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the children come to me, do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of God.
James 2:5
Listen, my beloved brethren. Has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those who love him?