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the Beatitudes

noun [plural] uk   /biˈæt.ɪ.tjuːdz/  us   /-ˈæt̬.ɪ.tuːdz/
in the Bible, a group of statements made by Jesus: "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the Earth" is one of the Beatitudes.
Translations of “the Beatitudes”
in Chinese (Traditional) (聖經中)耶穌訓眾的八福, 真福八端…
in Chinese (Simplified) (圣经中)耶稣训众的八福词…
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