Sermon on the Mount

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Sermon on the Mount. A collection of sayings of Jesus presented in Matthew 5–7 as a single discourse given ‘on the mountain’ (5. 1). It includes the Beatitudes, Lord's Prayer, Golden Rule, and other ethical sayings. The ‘sermon on the plain’ in Luke 6. 20–49 is somewhat parallel though shorter.

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Sermon on the Mount Address given by Jesus Christ to his disciples and a huge crowd of other listeners on one of the hills above Galilee. It presents many of the now familiar Christian teachings. See also Beatitudes

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Sermon on the Mount the discourse of Christ recorded in Matthew 5–7, including the Beatitudes and the Lord's Prayer. The title Sermon on the Mount is first recorded in a marginal gloss of the Rhemish Bible (1582).