5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

from Holy Bible (KJV) – Matthew 5 on Rap Genius


The poor in spirit means those that are humble. Not necessarily monetarily, though if you have been poor it is easier to have the spirit.

Matthew 19:24 says:

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.

It’s not impossible, but the rich have a hard time relying on God because they have all they need in this world…

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