Beatitudes


Beatitudes
Be|at|i|tudes, the
n [plural]
in the Bible, a set of eight statements made by Jesus which list the types of people who are "blessed" (=especially loved by God) . Each statement starts with the words "Blessed are...", for example "Blessed are the poor in spirit".

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Beatitudes — Béatitudes Les Béatitudes (du latin beatitudo, le bonheur) sont le nom donné à une partie du Sermon sur la Montagne, rapporté dans les Évangiles de Matthieu et de Luc. Jésus décrit les vertus des citoyens du Royaume des Cieux, et montre comment… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • béatitudes — ● béatitudes nom féminin pluriel Groupe de sentences de Jésus commençant par le mot « bienheureux » dans l Évangile de Matthieu (V, 3 12) et celui de Luc (VI, 20 26). [Elles ouvrent le Sermon sur la montagne.] …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Beatitudes — The Beatitudes (from Latin beatus , meaning blessed or happy [cite web url = http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=beatitude title = beatitude last = Harper first = Douglas date = work = [http://www.etymonline.com/ Online Etymology Dictionary] …   Wikipedia

  • Béatitudes — Les Béatitudes (du latin beatitudo, le bonheur) sont le nom donné à une partie du Sermon sur la Montagne, rapporté dans les Évangiles de Matthieu (5, 3 12) et de Luc (6, 20 23). Jésus décrit les vertus des habitants du Royaume des Cieux, et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • beatitudes — There are numerous instances of the beatitude form in the OT, as in the psalms (1; 32; 119), but the word is particularly applied to part of Jesus Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5–7) following his forty days temptation in the wilderness. It opens… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Beatitudes —    (Scripture)    The Beatitudes are the blessings enunciated by Jesus as part of the Sermon on the Mount (see Mt 5:3 12) and the sermon on the plain (see Lk 6:20 26). The Beatitudes are often considered to represent the heart of thepreaching of… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • beatitudes — be·at·i·tude || biː ætɪtjuːd n. blessing; bliss, absolute happiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Beatitudes, Mount of — • Name given to the place where the Sermon on the Mount , was delivered Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Beatitudes, The Eight — • The solemn blessings which mark the opening of the Sermon on the Mount Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • beatitudes, the —  Блаженства заповеди …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов


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