And when you pray, do not keep on babbling1 like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.2
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Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need3 before you ask him.
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"This, then, is how you should pray: " 'Our Father4 in heaven, hallowed be your name,
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your kingdom5 come, your will be done6 on earth as it is in heaven.
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Give us today our daily bread.7
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Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.8
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And lead us not into temptation,9 but deliver us from the evil one. '10
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For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.11
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But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.12
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"When you fast,13 do not look somber14 as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.
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But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face,