Meaning of “the Beatitudes” in the English Dictionary

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"the Beatitudes" in British English

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the Beatitudesnoun [ plural ]

uk /biˈæt.ɪ.tʃuːdz/ us /biˈæt̬.ə.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.

(Definition of “the Beatitudes” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)