Initial version of Annotation [167] of The Bible

29031 1: And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him:
29032 2: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,
29033 3: Blessed _are_ the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
29034 4: Blessed _are_ they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
29035 5: Blessed _are_ the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
29036 6: Blessed _are_ they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
29037 7: Blessed _are_ the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
29038 8: Blessed _are_ the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
29039 9: Blessed _are_ the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
29040 10: Blessed _are_ they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
29041 11: Blessed are ye, when _men_ shall revile you, and persecute _you_, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
29042 12: Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great _is_ your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
29043 13: Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
29044 14: Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
29045 15: Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

This passage is called the Beatitudes and is one of the most oft-quoted passages in all of the Bible. The passage on the peacemakers has been particularly important in history, being quoted for everything from naming the Colt Peacemaker to protest organizations to charitable organizations.