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Matthew

6:1 “Be careful that you don’t do good deeds just to impress people; if you do, you will not get any reward from your Father in the heavens.

προσεχετε
G4337
yous-concentrate-on!
δε
G1161
yet
την
G3588
the
δικαιοσυνην
G1343
justice
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
μη
G3361
not
ποιειν
G4160
to-do
εμπροσθεν
G1715
before
των
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people
προς
G4314
toward
το
G3588
the
θεαθηναι
G2300
to-be-examined
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
μη
G3361
not
γε
G1065
surely
μισθον
G3408
pay
ουκ
G3756
not
εχετε
G2192
yous-have
παρα
G3844
beside
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
τω
G3588
[to]-the
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ουρανοις
G3772
[to]-skies

6:2 So whenever you give to charity, don’t make a big show of it like those pendants, who do so in the synagogues and streets to be praised by the people. I can assure you that they’ve been paid in full!

ὁταν
G3752
whenever
ουν
G3767
then
ποιης
G4160
you-may-do
ελεημοσυνην
G1654
alms
μη
G3361
not
σαλπισης
G4537
you-may-trumpet
εμπροσθεν
G1715
before
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ὡσπερ
G5618
just-as
οἱ
G3588
the
ὑποκριται.
G5273
pedants
ποιουσιν
G4160
they-are-doing
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
συναγωγαις
G4864
[to]-congregations
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
ῥυμαις
G4505
[to]-streets
ὁπως
G3704
so-that
δοξασθωσιν
G1392
they-may-be-honored
ὑπο
G5259
under
των
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people
αμην
G281
truly
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
απεχουσιν
G568
they-are-receiving-full-amount
τον
G3588
the
μισθον
G3408
pay
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

6:3 Instead, do your giving discreetly;

σου
G4675
[of]-you
δε
G1161
yet
ποιουντος
G4160
[of]-doing
ελεημοσυνην
G1654
alms
μη
G3361
not
γνωτω
G1097
let-him/her/it-know!

G3588
the
αριστερα
G710
left
σου
G4675
[of]-you
τι
G5101
what
ποιει
G4160
is-doing

G3588
the
δεξια
G1188
right
σου
G4675
[of]-you

6:4 keep it secret. Then your Father, who sees what you do in secret, will reward you.

ὁπως
G3704
so-that
η
G2228
or-else
σου
G4675
[of]-you

G3588
the
ελεημοσυνη
G1654
alms
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κρυπτω
G2927
[to]-concealed
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
σου
G4675
[of]-you

G3588
the
βλεπων
G991
observing
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κρυπτω
G2927
[to]-concealed
αποδωσει
G591
shall-repay
σοι
G4671
[to]-you

6:5 “And whenever you pray, don’t be like the pedants who love to pray standing in the synagogues and city squares so people can see them. I can assure you that they’ve been paid in full!

και
G2532
and
ὁταν
G3752
whenever
προσευχησθε
G4336
yous-may-pray
ουκ
G3756
not
εσεσθε
G2071
yous-shall-be
ὡς
G5613
as
οἱ
G3588
the
ὑποκριται.
G5273
pedants
ὁτι
G3754
since
φιλουσιν
G5368
they-are-fond-of
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
συναγωγαις
G4864
[to]-congregations
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
γωνιαις
G1137
[to]-corners
των
G3588
[of]-the
πλατειων
G4113
[of]-flat-areas
ἑστωτες
G2476
having-stood
προσευχεσθαι
G4336
to-pray
ὁπως
G3704
so-that
φανωσιν
G5316
they-may-shine
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people
αμην
G281
truly
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
απεχουσιν
G568
they-are-receiving-full-amount
τον
G3588
the
μισθον
G3408
pay
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

6:6 Instead, whenever you pray, go into your closet and lock the door so you can pray to your Father in secret. Then your Father, who sees what you do in secret, will reward you.

συ
G4771
you
δε
G1161
yet
ὁταν
G3752
whenever
προσευχη
G4335
prayer
εισελθε
G1525
you-enter!
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
ταμειον
G5009
storeroom
σου
G4675
[of]-you
και
G2532
and
κλεισας
G2808
locking
την
G3588
the
θυραν
G2374
portal
σου
G4675
[of]-you
προσευξαι
G4336
you-may-pray
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
σου
G4675
[of]-you
τω
G3588
[to]-the
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κρυπτω
G2927
[to]-concealed
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
σου
G4675
[of]-you

G3588
the
βλεπων
G991
observing
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κρυπτω
G2927
[to]-concealed
αποδωσει
G591
shall-repay
σοι
G4671
[to]-you

6:7 “Also, don’t repeat the same prayers endlessly like the non-Judeans do, who think that all their words get them attention.

προσευχομενοι
G4336
praying
δε
G1161
yet
μη
G3361
not
βατταλογησητε
G945
yous-may-stammer
ὡσπερ
G5618
just-as
οἱ
G3588
the
εθνικοι
G1482
nations
δοκουσιν
G1380
they-are-supposing
γαρ
G1063
because
ὁτι
G3754
since
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
πολυλογια
G4180
[to]-much-speaking
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
εισακουσθησονται
G1522
they-shall-be-heeded

6:8 Don’t be like them, because your Father knows what you need before you ask.

μη
G3361
not
ουν
G3767
then
ὁμοιωθητε
G3666
yous-may-be-similar
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
οιδεν
G1492
has-seen
γαρ
G1063
because

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
ὡν
G3739
[of]-whom
χρειαν
G5532
reason
εχετε
G2192
yous-have
προ
G4253
before
του
G3588
[of]-the
ὑμας
G5209
yous
αιτησαι
G154
to-ask
αυτον
G846
him/her/it

6:9 Pray more like this: ‘Our Father in the heavens, may your name be revered!

οὑτως
G3779
likewise
ουν
G3767
then
προσευχεσθε
G4336
yous-pray!
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
πατερ
G3962
oh-Father
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

G3588
the
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ουρανοις
G3772
[to]-skies
ἁγιασθητω
G37
let-him/her/it-be-consecrated!
το
G3588
the
ονομα
G3686
name
σου
G4675
[of]-you

6:10 May your kingdom appear; may your intentions be carried out on earth just as they are in heaven.

ελθετω
G2064
let-him/her/it-come!

G3588
the
βασιλεια
G932
kingdom
σου
G4675
[of]-you
γενηθητω
G1096
let-him/her/it-come-to-be!
το
G3588
the
θελημα
G2307
will
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ὡς
G5613
as
εν
G1722
in
ουρανω
G3772
[to]-sky
και
G2532
and
επι
G1909
on
γης
G1093
[of]-earth

6:11 Give us what we need for the day,

τον
G3588
the
αρτον
G740
bread
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
τον
G3588
the
επιουσιον
G1967
for-the-coming-day
δος
G1325
you-give!
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
σημερον
G4594
today

6:12 and forgive our debts to you just as we forgive debts owed to us.

και
G2532
and
αφες
G863
you-send-away!
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
τα
G3588
the
οφειληματα
G3783
debts
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ὡς
G5613
as
και
G2532
and
ἡμεις
G2249
we
αφηκαμεν
G863
we-sent-away
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
οφειλεταις
G3781
[to]-debtors
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

6:13 Please don’t put us to the test but get us safely away from the evil one.’

και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
εισενεγκης
G1533
you-may-bring
ἡμας
G2248
us
εις
G1519
into
πειρασμον
G3986
trial
αλλα
G235
but
ῥυσαι
G4506
you-pull-through!
ἡμας
G2248
us
απο
G575
from
του
G3588
[of]-the
πονηρου
G4190
[of]-evil-one

6:14 “(If you forgive other people’s blunders, your Father in heaven will forgive your blunders;

εαν
G1437
if-ever
γαρ
G1063
because
αφητε
G863
yous-may-send-out
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people
τα
G3588
the
παραπτωματα
G3900
blunders
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
αφησει
G863
shall-send-away
και
G2532
and
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

G3588
the
ουρανιος
G3770
heavenly

6:15 and if you don’t, he won’t.)

εαν
G1437
if-ever
δε
G1161
yet
μη
G3361
not
αφητε
G863
yous-may-send-out
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people
ουδε
G3761
not-even

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
αφησει
G863
shall-send-away
τα
G3588
the
παραπτωματα
G3900
blunders
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

6:16 “Whenever you fast, don’t be like the pedants who go around with sad faces so people know they’re fasting. I can assure you that they’ve been paid in full!

ὁταν
G3752
whenever
δε
G1161
yet
νηστευητε
G3522
yous-may-fast
μη
G3361
not
γινεσθε
G1096
yous-become!
ὡς
G5613
as
οἱ
G3588
the
ὑποκριται.
G5273
pedants
σκυθρωποι
G4659
angery/sad-faced
αφανιζουσιν
G853
they-are-disappearing
γαρ
G1063
because
τα
G3588
the
προσωπα
G4383
faces
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
ὁπως
G3704
so-that
φανωσιν
G5316
they-may-shine
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people
νηστευοντες
G3522
fasting
αμην
G281
truly
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
απεχουσιν
G568
they-are-receiving-full-amount
τον
G3588
the
μισθον
G3408
pay
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

6:17 But when you fast, put on a pleasant fragrance and wash your face

συ
G4771
you
δε
G1161
yet
νηστευων
G3522
fasting
αλειψαι
G218
you-oil!
σου
G4675
[of]-you
την
G3588
the
κεφαλην
G2776
head
και
G2532
and
το
G3588
the
προσωπον
G4383
face
σου
G4675
[of]-you
νιψαι
G3538
you-cleanse!

6:18 so people don’t know you’re fasting. And your Father, who sees what you do in secret, will reward you.

ὁπως
G3704
so-that
μη
G3361
not
φανης
G5316
you-may-shine
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people
νηστευων
G3522
fasting
αλλα
G235
but
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
σου
G4675
[of]-you
τω
G3588
[to]-the
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κρυφαιω
G2927
[to]-concealed
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
σου
G4675
[of]-you

G3588
the
βλεπων
G991
observing
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κρυφαιω
G2927
[to]-concealed
αποδωσει
G591
shall-repay
σοι
G4671
[to]-you

6:19 “Don’t store up valuables here on earth, where moth and rust erode, and where thieves break in and steal.

μη
G3361
not
θησαυριζετε
G2343
yous-store!
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
θησαυρους
G2344
treasures
επι
G1909
on
της
G3588
[of]-the
γης
G1093
[of]-earth
ὁπου
G3699
where
σης.
G4597
moth
και
G2532
and
βρωσις
G1035
food
αφανιζει
G853
is-disappearing
και
G2532
and
ὁπου
G3699
where
κλεπται
G2812
thieves
διορυσσουσιν
G1358
they-are-breaking-into
και
G2532
and
κλεπτουσιν
G2813
they-are-stealing

6:20 Instead, store them in heaven where that can’t happen.

θησαυριζετε
G2343
yous-store!
δε
G1161
yet
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
θησαυρους
G2344
treasures
εν
G1722
in
ουρανω
G3772
[to]-sky
ὁπου
G3699
where
ουτε
G3777
not-besides
σης.
G4597
moth
ουτε
G3777
not-besides
βρωσις
G1035
food
αφανιζει
G853
is-disappearing
και
G2532
and
ὁπου
G3699
where
κλεπται
G2812
thieves
ου
G3756
not
διορυσσουσιν
G1358
they-are-breaking-into
ουδε
G3761
not-even
κλεπτουσιν
G2813
they-are-stealing

6:21 For your mind will be on what you value.

ὁπου
G3699
where
γαρ
G1063
because
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
θησαυρος
G2344
treasure
σου
G4675
[of]-you
εκει
G1563
there
εσται
G2071
shall-be
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
καρδια
G2588
[to]-heart
σου
G4675
[of]-you

6:22 “Your eye is the light of your body. So if your eye is innocent, your whole body will be filled with light.


G3588
the
λυχνος
G3088
little-light
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
οφθαλμος
G3788
eye
εαν
G1437
if-ever
ουν
G3767
then
η
G2228
or-else

G3588
the
οφθαλμος
G3788
eye
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ἁπλους
G573
simple
ὁλον
G3650
whole
το
G3588
the
σωμα
G4983
body
σου
G4675
[of]-you
φωτεινον
G5460
luminous
εσται
G2071
shall-be

6:23 But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be filled with darkness. So if the light in you is really darkness, what deep darkness it is!

εαν
G1437
if-ever
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
οφθαλμος
G3788
eye
σου
G4675
[of]-you
πονηρος
G4190
evil
η
G2228
or-else
ὁλον
G3650
whole
το
G3588
the
σωμα
G4983
body
σου
G4675
[of]-you
σκοτεινον
G4652
dark
εσται
G2071
shall-be
ει.
G1487
if
ουν
G3767
then
το
G3588
the
φως
G5457
light
το
G3588
the
εν
G1722
in
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
σκοτος
G4655
darkness
εστιν
G2076
is
το
G3588
the
σκοτος
G4655
darkness
ποσον
G4214
how-much

6:24 And no one can serve two masters; they’d love one and hate the other, or despise one and support the other. You cannot serve both God and Wealth.

ουδεις
G3762
not-even-one
δυναται
G1410
is-able
δυσι
G1417
[to]-two
κυριοις
G2962
[to]-masters
δουλευειν
G1398
to-slave
η
G2228
or-else
γαρ
G1063
because
τον
G3588
the
ἑνα
G1520
one
μισησει
G3404
shall-despise
και
G2532
and
τον
G3588
the
ἑτερον
G2087
different
αγαπησει
G25
shall-love
η
G2228
or-else
ἑνος
G1520
[of]-one
ανθεξεται
G472
shall-uphold
και
G2532
and
του
G3588
[of]-the
ἑτερου
G2087
[of]-different
καταφρονησει
G2706
shall-scorn
ου
G3756
not
δυνασθε
G1410
yous-are-able
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
δουλευειν
G1398
to-slave
και
G2532
and
μαμωνα
G3126
Wealth

6:25 “What I’m telling you is not to worry, whether it’s about where your food and drink will come from, or what you’ll cover your body with. Doesn’t your life mean much more than food, and your body much more than clothing?

δια
G1223
through
τουτο
G5124
this
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
μη
G3361
not
μεριμνατε
G3309
yous-be-anxious!
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ψυχη
G5590
[to]-soul
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
τι
G5101
what
φαγητε
G5315
yous-may-eat
η
G2228
or-else
τι
G5101
what
πιητε
G4095
yous-may-drink
μηδε
G3366
no-longer
τω
G3588
[to]-the
σωματι
G4983
[to]-body
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
τι
G5101
what
ενδυσησθε
G1746
yous-should-be-clothed
ουχι
G3780
not (emph.)

G3588
the
ψυχη
G5590
[to]-soul
πλειον
G4119
more
εστιν
G2076
is
της
G3588
[of]-the
τροφης
G5160
[of]-food
και
G2532
and
το
G3588
the
σωμα
G4983
body
του
G3588
[of]-the
ενδυματος
G1742
apparel

6:26 Observe the birds of the sky: they don’t plant seeds, they don’t harvest, and they don’t put food in storage, yet your Father in heaven feeds them. Aren’t you worth far more than birds?

εμβλεψατε
G1689
yous-look-at!
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
πετεινα
G4071
flyers
του
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανου
G3772
[of]-sky
ὁτι
G3754
since
ου
G3756
not
σπειρουσιν
G4687
they-are-scattering
ουδε
G3761
not-even
θεριζουσιν
G2325
they-are-reaping
ουδε
G3761
not-even
συναγουσιν
G4863
they-are-gathering
εις
G1519
into
αποθηκας
G596
storage-places
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

G3588
the
ουρανιος
G3770
heavenly
τρεφει
G5142
is-fattening
αυτα
G846
themselves
ουχ
G3756
not
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
μαλλον
G3123
rather
διαφερετε
G1308
yous-are-carrying-through
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

6:27 And which of you can prolong your life by worrying?

τις
G5101
who
δε
G1161
yet
εξ
G1537
out
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
μεριμνων
G3308
[of]-anxieties
δυναται
G1410
is-able
προσθειναι
G4369
to-add
επι
G1909
on
την
G3588
the
ἡλικιαν
G2244
maturity
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
πηχυν
G4083
cubit
ἑνα
G1520
one

6:28 “Why do you also worry about clothing? Study the wild flowers and how they grow; they don’t do any work or spin thread.

και
G2532
and
περι
G4012
about
ενδυματος
G1742
apparel
τι
G5101
what
μεριμνατε
G3309
yous-be-anxious!
καταμαθετε
G2648
yous-study!
τα
G3588
the
κρινα
G2918
wild-lilies
του
G3588
[of]-the
αγρου
G68
[of]-field
πως
G4459
how
αυξανουσιν
G837
they-are-causing-to-grow
ου
G3756
not
κοπιωσιν
G2872
they-are-laboring
ουδε
G3761
not-even
νηθουσιν
G3514
they-are-spinning

6:29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his majesty was dressed as well as one of those flowers!

λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
δε
G1161
yet
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὁτι
G3754
since
ουδε
G3761
not-even
σολομων
G4672
Solomon
εν
G1722
in
παση
G3956
[to]-every
τη
G3588
[to]-the
δοξη
G1391
[to]-honor
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
περιεβαλετο
G4016
was-clothed
ὡς
G5613
as
ἑν
G1520
one
τουτων
G5130
[of]-these

6:30 So if the grass of the field is here one day and thrown into an oven the next, won’t God clothe you all the more, you skeptics?

ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
τον
G3588
the
χορτον
G5528
fodder
του
G3588
[of]-the
αγρου
G68
[of]-field
σημερον
G4594
today
οντα
G5607
being
και
G2532
and
αυριον
G839
tomorrow
εις
G1519
into
κλιβανον
G2823
oven
βαλλομενον
G906
being-thrown

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
αμφιεννυσιν
G294
is-enveloping-in
ου
G3756
not
πολλω
G4183
[to]-many
μαλλον
G3123
rather
ὑμας
G5209
yous
ολιγοπιστοι
G3640
skeptical

6:31 “So then, stop worrying about what you’ll eat, what you’ll drink, or what you’ll wear.

μη
G3361
not
ουν
G3767
then
μεριμνησητε
G3309
yous-should-worry
λεγοντες
G3004
saying
τι
G5101
what
φαγωμεν
G5315
we-may-eat
η
G2228
or-else
τι
G5101
what
πιωμεν
G4095
we-may-drink
η
G2228
or-else
τι
G5101
what
περιβαλωμεθα
G4016
we-may-clothe

6:32 The people of other nations are always looking for these things, but your Father in heaven knows you need them.

παντα
G3956
all
γαρ
G1063
because
ταυτα
G5023
these-things
τα
G3588
the
εθνη
G1484
nations
επιζητουσιν
G1934
they-are-seeking
οιδεν
G1492
has-seen
γαρ
G1063
because

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

G3588
the
ουρανιος
G3770
heavenly
ὁτι
G3754
since
χρηζετε
G5535
yous-now-need
τουτων
G5130
[of]-these
ἁπαντων
G537
[of]-absolutely-all

6:33 If you make the kingdom of God and his righteousness your priority, all these other things will be provided for you.

ζητειτε
G2212
yous-are-seeking
δε
G1161
yet
πρωτον
G4412
first
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
δικαιοσυνην
G1343
justice
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
ταυτα
G5023
these-things
παντα
G3956
all
προστεθησεται
G4369
shall-be-added
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

6:34 So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will take care of itself; don’t borrow tomorrow’s problems today.

μη
G3361
not
ουν
G3767
then
μεριμνησητε
G3309
yous-should-worry
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
αυριον
G839
tomorrow

G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
αυριον
G839
tomorrow
μεριμνησει
G3309
shall-be-anxious
ἑαυτης
G1438
[of]-self/selves
αρκετον
G713
sufficient
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day

G3588
the
κακια
G2549
[to]-malicious
αυτης
G846
[of]-herself