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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.The Bible - people, events and places
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