The Beatitudes with Responses, to be said by the people

And seeing the multitudes, be went up into a mountain: and when be had sat down, his disciples came unto him. And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

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

The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart, and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

This is my comfort in my affliction; for thy word hath quickened me.

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

The meek will he guide in judgment, and the meek will he teach his way.

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

He shall receive blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

He that trusteth in the Lord, mercy compass him about.

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

Create in me a clean heart, 0 God, and renew a right spirit within me.

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

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

The salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

The angel of the Lord encampeth around them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad; for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel, from everlasting and to everlasting: Amen, and Amen.