3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,h
for the kingdom of heaveni is theirs.
4 Blessed are those who mourn,j
for they will be comforted.
5 Blessed are the humble,k
for they will inherit the earth.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,l
for they will be filled.
for they will be shown mercy.m
for they will see God.n
for they will be called sons of God.o
for the kingdom of heavenp is theirs.
11 “You are blessed when they insult you and persecute you and falsely say every kind of evil against you because of me. 12 Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecutedq the prophets who were before you.r
14 “You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden.t 15 No one lights a lampu and puts it under a basket, but rather on a lampstand, and it gives light for all who are in the house.v 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.w
Or how can the earth be salted?