6:20 Then 1 he looked up 2 at his disciples and said:
“Blessed 3 are you who are poor, 4 for the kingdom of God belongs 5 to you.
6:21 “Blessed are you who hunger 6 now, for you will be satisfied. 7
“Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. 8
6:22 “Blessed are you when people 9 hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject you as evil 10 on account of the Son of Man! 6:23 Rejoice in that day, and jump for joy, because 11 your reward is great in heaven. For their ancestors 12 did the same things to the prophets. 13
6:24 “But woe 14 to you who are rich, for you have received 15 your comfort 16 already.
6:25 “Woe to you who are well satisfied with food 17 now, for you will be hungry.
“Woe to you 18 who laugh 19 now, for you will mourn and weep.
6:26 “Woe to you 20 when all people 21 speak well of you, for their ancestors 22 did the same things to the false prophets.
6:27 “But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies, 23 do good to those who hate you, 6:28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat 24 you.