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O Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

Hymn on One License

O blessed are the poor in spirit

Tune: KONTAKION
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O blessed are the poor in spirit;
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

2 O blessed are those who mourn;
for they shall be comforted.

3 O blessed are the meek;
for they shall inherit the earth.

4 O blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness;
for they shall be satisfied.

5 O blessed are the merciful;
for they shall obtain mercy.

6 O blessed are the pure in heart;
for they shall see God.

7 O blessed are the peacemakers;
for they shall be called the children of God.

8 O blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake;
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

9 O blessed are you when the world reviles you and persecutes you;
and utters all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake.

10 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad;
for great is your reward in heaven.

Source: Worship (3rd ed.) #620

Text Information

First Line: O blessed are the poor in spirit
Title: O Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit
Meter: Irregular
Source: The Beatitutdes
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymnal #231

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #857

Text

Worship (3rd ed.) #620

Worship (4th ed.) #738

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