Luke 11:1-6 NIV

Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer

1 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, 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,ahallowed be your name, your kingdom come.b

References for Luke 11:2

    • ‡ 11:2 - Some manuscripts "Our Father in heaven"
    • ˆ 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.cAnd lead us not into temptation.d’ ”

      References for Luke 11:4

        • ‰ 11:4 - Greek "everyone who is indebted to us"
        • Š 11:4 - Some manuscripts "temptation, but deliver us from the evil one"
          5 Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread;
          6 a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food to offer him.’