Poor in Spirit See also Meek Blessed are the poor in spirit, Matt. 5:3 (Luke 6:20). they had viewed themselves in their own carnal state, Mosiah 4:2. also they were poor in heart, Alma 32:3. poor in heart, because of their poverty, Alma 32:4. blessed are the poor in spirit who come unto me, 3 Ne. 12:3. Wo unto you poor men, whose hearts are not broken, whose spirits are not contrite, D&C 56:17. See also Hel. 6:5; Moro. 6:2.