“And when you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to (A)stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners (B)so that they [a]will be seen by people. (C)Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

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  1. Matthew 6:5 Lit may show themselves to

Fasting; The True Treasure; Wealth

16 “Now (A)whenever you fast, do not make a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they [a]distort their faces so that they will be noticed by people when they are fasting. (B)Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

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  1. Matthew 6:16 I.e., leave unwashed, or discolor their faces with makeup

And they do all their deeds (A)to be noticed by other people; for they (B)broaden their [a]phylacteries and lengthen (C)the tassels of their garments.

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  1. Matthew 23:5 I.e., small pouches containing Scripture texts, worn on the left forearm and forehead for religious purposes