Matthew 6:16-18 NAS

Fasting; The True Treasure; Wealth (Mammon)

16 "1Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they aneglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. 2Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

References for Matthew 6:16

    • Ï 6:16 - Lit "distort their faces", i.e. discolor their faces with makeup
      17 "But you, when you fast, 3anoint your head and wash your face

      References for Matthew 6:17

      18 so that your fasting will not be noticed by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your 4Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

      References for Matthew 6:18