6:1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
6:1 "Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.

6:2 Therefore when thou doest [thine] alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
6:2 "Therefore, when you do a charitable deed, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory from men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward.

6:3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:
6:3 "But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

6:4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
6:4 "that your charitable deed may be in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will Himself reward you openly.

6:5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites [are]: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
6:5 "And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward.

6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
6:6 "But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

6:7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen [do]: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
6:7 "And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.

6:8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
6:8 "Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him.

6:9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
6:9 "In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

6:10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as [it is] in heaven.
6:10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven.

6:11 Give us this day our daily bread.
6:11 Give us this day our daily bread.

6:12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
6:12 And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors.

6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
6:13 And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

6:14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
6:14 "For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

6:15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
6:15 "But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

6:16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
6:16 "Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward.

6:17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face;
6:17 "But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face,

6:18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
6:18 "so that you do not appear to men to be fasting, but to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
6:19 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal;

6:20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
6:20 "but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal.

6:21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
6:21 "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

6:22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
6:22 "The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light.

6:23 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great [is] that darkness!
6:23 "But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!

6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
6:24 "No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

6:25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
6:25 "Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?

6:26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
6:26 "Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

6:27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
6:27 "Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?

6:28 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:
6:28 "So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin;

6:29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
6:29 "and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

6:30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, [shall he] not much more [clothe] you, O ye of little faith?
6:30 "Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

6:31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
6:31 "Therefore do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'

6:32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
6:32 "For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.

6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
6:33 "But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

6:34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day [is] the evil thereof.
6:34 "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.