Blessed, The

  • Whom God chooses.

    Psalms 65:4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

    Ephesians 1:3-4 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: 4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

  • Whom God calls.

    Isaiah 51:2 Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.

    Revelation 19:9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.

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  • Who know Christ.

    Matthew 16:16-17 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. 17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

  • Who know the gospel.

    Psalms 89:15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.

  • Who are not offended at Christ.

    Matthew 11:6 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

  • See BLESSED in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

  • Who believe.

    Luke 1:45 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.

    Galatians 3:9 So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.

  • Whose sins are forgiven.

    Psalms 32:1-2 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.

  • To whom God imputes righteousness without works.

    Romans 4:6-9 Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, 7 Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. 8 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin. 9 Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.

  • See Blessed in McClintock and Strong.

  • Whom God chastens.

    Job 5:17 Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

    Psalms 94:12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;

  • Who suffer for Christ.

    Luke 6:22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

  • Who have the Lord for their God.

    Psalms 144:15 Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

  • Who trust in God.

    Psalms 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

    Psalms 34:8 O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

    Psalms 40:4 Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

    Psalms 84:12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.

    Jeremiah 17:7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

  • Who fear God.

    Psalms 112:1 Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

    Psalms 128:1 Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.

    Psalms 128:4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.

  • Who hear and keep the word of God.

    Psalms 119:2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

    James 1:24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.

    Matthew 13:16 But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

    Luke 11:28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

    Revelation 1:3 Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

    Revelation 22:7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.

  • Who delight in the commandments of God.

    Psalms 112:1 Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

  • Who keep the commandments of God.

    Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

  • Who wait for the Lord.

    Isaiah 30:18 And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

  • Whose strength is in the Lord.

    Psalms 84:5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.

  • Who hunger and thirst after righteousness.

    Matthew 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

  • Who frequent the house of God.

    Psalms 65:4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

    Psalms 84:5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.

  • Who avoid the wicked.

    Psalms 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

  • Who endure temptation.

    James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

  • Who watch against sin.

    Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

  • Who rebuke sinners.

    Proverbs 24:25 But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

  • Who watch for the Lord.

    Luke 12:37 Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.

  • Who die in the Lord.

    Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.

  • Who have part in the first resurrection.

    Revelation 20:6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

  • Who favor saints.

    Genesis 12:3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

    Ruth 2:10 Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldest take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger?

  • The undefiled.

    Psalms 119:1 ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

  • The pure in heart.

    Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

  • The just.

    Psalms 106:3 Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

    Proverbs 10:6 Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

  • The children of the just.

    Proverbs 20:7 The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

  • The righteous.

    Psalms 5:12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

  • The generation of the upright.

    Psalms 112:2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

  • The faithful.

    Proverbs 28:20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

  • The poor in spirit.

    Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

  • The meek.

    Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

  • The merciful.

    Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

  • The bountiful.

    Deuteronomy 15:10 Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.

    Psalms 41:1 Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

    Proverbs 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

    Luke 14:13-14 But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: 14 And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

  • The peace-makers.

    Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

  • Holy mourners.

    Matthew 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

    Luke 6:21 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

  • Saints at the judgment-day.

    Matthew 25:34 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

  • Who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.

    Luke 14:15 And when one of them that sat at meat with him heard these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.

    Revelation 19:9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.

 
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