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Luke 6:20

    Luke 6:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be you poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And turning his eyes to his disciples he said, Happy are you who are poor: for the kingdom of God is yours.

    Webster's Revision

    And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

    World English Bible

    He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

    Definitions for Luke 6:20

    Blessed - Happy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 6:20

    Blessed be ye poor - See the sermon on the mount paraphrased and explained, Matthew 5 (note), Matthew 6 (note), Matthew 7 (note),

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 6:20

    See this passage fully illustrated in the sermon on the mount, in Matthew 5-7.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 6:20

    6:20 In the following verse s our Lord, in the audience of his newly - chosen disciples, and of the multitude, repeats, standing on the plain, many remarkable passages of the sermon he had before delivered, sitting on the mount. He here again pronounces the poor and the hungry, the mourners, and the persecuted, happy; and represents as miserable those who are rich, and full, and joyous, and applauded: because generally prosperity is a sweet poison, and affliction a healing, though bitter medicine. Let the thought reconcile us to adversity, and awaken our caution when the world smiles upon us; when a plentiful table is spread before us, and our cup is running over; when our spirits are gay; and we hear (what nature loves) our own praise from men. Happy are ye poor - The word seems here to be taken literally: ye who have left al] for me. Mt 5:3.