The Beatitudes

Luke 6

20 And z he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, a and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for b yours is the kingdom of God.

21 c "Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied. d "Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

22 "Blessed are you when e people hate you and when they f exclude you and revile you and g spurn your name as evil, h on account of the Son of Man! 23 i Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for j so their fathers did to the prophets.

  1. Cross References
    John 6:5
    Lifting up his eyes, then, and seeing that a large crowd was coming toward him, Jesus said to Philip, "Where are we to buy bread, so that these people may eat?
  2. Cross References
    Luke 6:20 - 23
    And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
    Matthew 5:3 - 12
    Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  3. Cross References
    Luke 12:32
    Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
  4. Cross References
    Luke 1:53
    He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he has sent away empty.
  5. Cross References
    Isaiah 25:8
    He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken.
    Isaiah 57:18
    I have seen his ways, but I will heal him; I will lead him and restore comfort to him and his mourners.
    Matthew 5:4
    Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
  6. Cross References
    Matthew 10:22
    And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
  7. Cross References
    John 9:22
    (His parents said these things because they feared the Jews, for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone should confess Jesus to be Christ, he was to be put out of the synagogue.)
    John 12:42
    Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they did not confess it, so that they would not be put out of the synagogue.
    John 16:2
    They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God.
  8. Cross References
    Hebrews 11:26
    He considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.
    1 Peter 4:14
    If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.
  9. Cross References
    John 15:21
    But all these things they will do to you on account of my name, because they do not know him who sent me.
  10. Cross References
    Matthew 5:12
    Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
  11. Cross References
    Matthew 21:35
    And the tenants took his servants and beat one, killed another, and stoned another.
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