Matthew 6:3-13 NIV

3 But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
4 so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.1

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6:9-13pp -- Lk 11:2-4

5 "And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing2 in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.

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6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father,3 who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

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7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling4 like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.5

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8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need6 before you ask him.

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    • 7 6:8 - ver 32
      9 "This, then, is how you should pray: " 'Our Father7 in heaven, hallowed be your name,

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      10 your kingdom8 come, your will be done9 on earth as it is in heaven.

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      11 Give us today our daily bread.10

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      12 Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.11

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      13 And lead us not into temptation,12 but deliver us from the evil one.a '13

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        • a 6:13 - Or "from evil "; some late manuscripts "one, / for yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen."