“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 [a](B)so that they may be seen by men. (C)Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. But you, when you pray, (D)go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and (E)your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their (F)many words. So do not be like them; for (G)your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.

(H)Pray, then, in this way:

‘Our Father who is in heaven,
Hallowed be Your name.
10 (I)Your kingdom come.
(J)Your will be done,
On earth as it is in heaven.
11 (K)Give us this day [b]our daily bread.
12 ‘And (L)forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13 ‘And do not lead us into temptation, but (M)deliver us from [c](N)evil. [d][For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]

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  1. Matthew 6:5 Lit to be apparent to men
  2. Matthew 6:11 Or our bread for tomorrow
  3. Matthew 6:13 Or the evil one
  4. Matthew 6:13 This clause not found in early mss