Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's G3107 - makarios

Choose a new font size and typeface
makarios (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of the poetical makar (meaning the same)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:362,548

Strong’s Definitions

μακάριος makários, mak-ar'-ee-os; a prolonged form of the poetical μάκαρ mákar (meaning the same); supremely blest; by extension, fortunate, well off:—blessed, happy(X -ier).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's G3107 in the following manner: blessed (44x), happy (5x), happier (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's G3107 in the following manner: blessed (44x), happy (5x), happier (1x).
  1. blessed, happy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μακάριος makários, mak-ar'-ee-os; a prolonged form of the poetical μάκαρ mákar (meaning the same); supremely blest; by extension, fortunate, well off:—blessed, happy(X -ier).
μακάριος, μακαρία, μακάριον (poetic μάκαρ) (from Pindar, Plato down), blessed, happy: joined to names of God, 1 Timothy 1:11; 1 Timothy 6:15 (cf. μακαρες Θεοί in Homer and Hesiod); ἐλπίς, Titus 2:13; as a predicate, Acts 20:35; 1 Peter 3:14; 1 Peter 4:14; ἡγοῦμαι τινα μακάριον, Acts 26:2; μακαραριος ἐν τίνι, James 1:25. In congratulations, the reason why one is to be pronounced blessed is expressed by a noun or by a participle taking the place of the subject, μακάριος etc. (Hebrew פְּ אַשְׁרֵי, Psalm 1:1; Deuteronomy 33:29, etc.) blessed the man, who etc. (Winer's Grammar, 551 (512f)): Matthew 5:3-11; Luke 6:20-22; John 20:29; Revelation 1:3; Revelation 16:15; Revelation 19:9; Revelation 20:6; Revelation 22:14; by the addition to the noun of a participle which takes the place of a predicate, Luke 1:45; Luke 10:23; Luke 11:27; Revelation 14:13; followed by ὅς with a finite verb, Matthew 11:6; Luke 7:23; Luke 14:15; Romans 4:7f; the subject noun intervening, Luke 12:37, 43; Luke 23:29; James 1:12; μακάριοι... ὅτι, Matthew 13:16; Matthew 16:17; Luke 14:14; followed by ἐάν, John 13:17; 1 Corinthians 7:40. (See Schmidt, chapter 187, 7.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:3; 5:4; 5:5; 5:6; 5:7; 5:8; 5:9; 5:10; 5:11; 11:6; 13:16; 16:17
1:45; 6:20; 6:21; 6:22; 7:23; 10:23; 11:27; 12:37; 12:43; 14:14; 14:15; 23:29
13:17; 20:29
20:35; 26:2
1 Corinthians
1 Timothy
1:11; 6:15
1:12; 1:25
1 Peter
3:14; 4:14
1:3; 14:13; 16:15; 19:9; 20:6; 22:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3107 matches the Greek μακάριος (makarios),
which occurs 50 times in 49 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:3 -

[fn]Blessed G3107 are the [fn]poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:4 -

Blessed G3107 are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:5 -

Blessed G3107 are the [fn]lowly, for they shall inherit the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:6 -

Blessed G3107 are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:7 -

Blessed G3107 are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:8 -

Blessed G3107 are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:9 -

Blessed G3107 are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:10 -

Blessed G3107 are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:11 -

“Blessed G3107 are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:6 - “And blessed G3107 is he [fn]who does not [fn]take offense at Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:16 -

“But blessed G3107 are your eyes, because they see; and your ears, because they hear.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:17 - And Jesus answered and said to him, “Blessed G3107 are you, Simon [fn]Bar-Jonah, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:46 - “Blessed G3107 is that slave whom his [fn]master finds so doing when he comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:45 - “And blessed G3107 is she who believed [fn]that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her [fn]by the [fn]Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:20 -

And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say,

“Blessed G3107 are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:21 -

Blessed G3107 are those who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied.

Blessed G3107 are those who cry now, for you shall laugh.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:22 -

Blessed G3107 are you when men hate you, and exclude you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:23 - “Blessed G3107 is he [fn]who does not take offense at Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:23 -

And turning to the disciples, He said privately, “Blessed G3107 are the eyes which see the things you see,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:27 -

Now it happened that while [fn]Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed G3107 is the womb that bore You and the breasts at which You nursed.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:28 - But He said, “On the contrary, blessed G3107 are those who hear the word of God and keep it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - “Blessed G3107 are those slaves whom the master will find awake when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:38 - “Whether he comes in the [fn]second watch, or even in the [fn]third, and finds them so, blessed G3107 are those slaves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:43 - “Blessed G3107 is that slave whom his [fn]master finds so doing when he comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:14 - and you will be blessed G3107, since they [fn]do not have the means to repay you; for it will be repaid to you at the resurrection of the righteous.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:15 -

But when one of those who were reclining at the table with Him heard this, he said to Him, “Blessed G3107 is everyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:29 - “For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed G3107 are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:17 - “If you know these things, you are blessed G3107 if you do them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:29 - Jesus *said to him, “Because you have seen Me, have you believed? Blessed G3107 are those who did not see, and yet believed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:35 - “In everything I showed you that by laboring in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed G3107 to give than to receive.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:2 -

“Concerning all the things of which I am accused by the Jews, I regard myself blessed G3107, King Agrippa, that I am about to make my defense before you today;

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:7 -



Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:8 -


Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:22 - The faith which you have, have [fn]as your own conviction before God. Blessed G3107 is he who does not judge himself in what he approves.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:40 - But in my opinion she is happier G3107 if she remains as she is. And I think that I also have the Spirit of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:11 - according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed G3107 God, with which I have been entrusted.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:15 - which He will [fn]bring about at the proper time—He who is the blessed G3107 and only Sovereign, the King of [fn]kings and Lord of [fn]lords,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:13 - looking for the blessed G3107 hope and the appearing of the glory of [fn]our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:12 -

Blessed G3107 is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has [fn]been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:25 - But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of freedom, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed G3107 in [fn]what he does.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:14 - But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you [fn]are blessed G3107. AND DO NOT FEAR THEIR FEAR, AND DO NOT BE TROUBLED,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:14 - If you are insulted [fn]for the name of Christ, you are blessed G3107, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:3 - Blessed G3107 is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy and keep the things which are written in it, for the time is near.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:13 -

And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, “Write, ‘Blessed G3107 are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!’” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - (“Behold, I am coming like a thief. Blessed G3107 is the one who stays awake and keeps his garments, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.”)
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:9 -

Then he *said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed G3107 are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.’” And he *said to me, “These are true words of God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:6 - Blessed G3107 and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection. Over these the second death has no authority, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:7 -

“And behold, I am coming quickly. Blessed G3107 is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:14 -

Blessed G3107 are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the authority to the tree of life and may enter by the gates into the city.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan