Luke 11:1-6 NIV

Jesus' Teaching on Prayer

11:2-4pp -- Mt 6:9-13 11:9-13pp -- Mt 7:7-11

1 One day Jesus was praying1 in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord,2 teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."

References for Luke 11:1

2 He said to them, "When you pray, say: " 'Father,a hallowed be your name, your kingdom3 come.b

References for Luke 11:2

    • a 11:2 - Some manuscripts "Our Father in heaven"
    • b 11:2 - Some manuscripts "come. May your will be done on earth as it is in heaven."
      3 Give us each day our daily bread.
      4 Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us.c4 And lead us not into temptation.d ' "5

      References for Luke 11:4

        • c 11:4 - Greek "everyone who is indebted to us"
        • d 11:4 - Some manuscripts "temptation but deliver us from the evil one"
          5 Then he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,
          6 because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have nothing to set before him.'