Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 5:9 in English Standard Version "“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Ro 8:14 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. Jas 3:18 And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. 1Jo 3:1 See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.