Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

"Be careful that you do not do your good deeds in front of people for the purpose of being seen by them, for [if you do] you will not have a reward from your Father in heaven.

New American Standard Bible

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

King James Version

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.

Holman Bible

“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

International Standard Version

"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people in order to be noticed by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

A Conservative Version

Be careful not to do your charity before men in order to be seen by them, otherwise ye have no reward from your Father in the heavens.

American Standard Version

Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them: else ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Amplified

“Be [very] careful not to do your good deeds publicly, to be seen by men; otherwise you will have no reward [prepared and awaiting you] with your Father who is in heaven.

Anderson New Testament

Beware of doing your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Take care not to do your good works before men, to be seen by them; or you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

Common New Testament

"Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Take care not to perform any religious act in order to be observed by men: otherwise you will have no reward from your father who is in heaven.

Darby Translation

Take heed not to do your alms before men to be seen of them, otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

But take heed that you do not your righteousness before the people, in order to be seen by them: else you have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens:

Goodspeed New Testament

"But take care not to do your good deeds in public for people to see, for, if you do, you will get no reward from your Father in heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

Take heed that ye practise not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Julia Smith Translation

Attend ye not to do your justice before men, to be seen to them; and if otherwise ye have no reward from your Father which in the heavens.

King James 2000

Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And take care not to practice your righteousness before people to be seen by them; {otherwise} you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Take heed that you do not do your merciful deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed to your alms, that ye give it not in the sight of men, to the intent that ye would be seen of them: or else ye get no reward of your father which is in heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

Take care not to practise your charity before men in order to be noticed; otherwise you get no reward from your Father in heaven. No,

Montgomery New Testament

"Be careful not to do your good deeds in the sight of men, in order to be observed by them. If you do, you have no reward with your heavenly Father.

NET Bible

"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven.

New Heart English Bible

"Be careful that you do not do your righteousness before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Noyes New Testament

But take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

But take heed not to perform your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise indeed, you have no reward from your Father in heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Buttake heed, that ye do not, your righteousness, before men, to be gazed at by them, - otherwise at least, reward, have ye none, with your Father who is in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

TAKE heed that ye do not your alms before men, in order to catch their eye: for otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care not to perform your religious duties in public in order to be seen by others; if you do, your Father who is in Heaven has no reward for you.

Webster

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen by them: otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.

Williams New Testament

"Take care not to do your good deeds in public, to attract the attention of people; if you do, you will get no reward from your Father in heaven.

World English Bible

"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them, otherwise at least ye have no reward with your Father Who is in Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be observed by them: otherwise ye will have no reward from your Father, who is in heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

Take heed your kindness not to do before men, to be seen by them, and if not -- reward ye have not from your Father who is in the heavens;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371
Usage: 371

ἐλεημοσύνη 
Eleemosune 
Usage: 8

ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 27

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

be seen
θεάομαι 
theaomai 
Usage: 18

of them

Usage: 0

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ye have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

no
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

μισθός 
Misthos 
Usage: 13

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 6:1

Images Matthew 6:1

Prayers for Matthew 6:1

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Charitable Giving

1 "Be careful that you do not do your good deeds in front of people for the purpose of being seen by them, for [if you do] you will not have a reward from your Father in heaven. 2 "Therefore, when you give money to help poor people, do not blow a trumpet in front of you [i.e., to call attention to it] as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and streets. They do this in order to win praise from people. It is true when I say to you, they have [already] received their reward.


Cross References

Matthew 23:5

But they do all their deeds just to be seen by people. They wear elaborate Scripture texts displayed on their clothing and enlarge [conspicuously] the fringes of their robes.

Matthew 6:16

"In addition, when you fast [i.e., go without food and/or drink for religious reasons], do not be like the hypocrites with long faces, for they go around with gloomy expressions on their faces in order to advertise that they are fasting. It is true when I say to you, these people have [already] received their reward.

Matthew 6:16

"In addition, when you fast [i.e., go without food and/or drink for religious reasons], do not be like the hypocrites with long faces, for they go around with gloomy expressions on their faces in order to advertise that they are fasting. It is true when I say to you, these people have [already] received their reward.

Matthew 6:16

"In addition, when you fast [i.e., go without food and/or drink for religious reasons], do not be like the hypocrites with long faces, for they go around with gloomy expressions on their faces in order to advertise that they are fasting. It is true when I say to you, these people have [already] received their reward.

Galatians 6:12

Those who attempt to make a good impression by trying to force you to be circumcised really want only to avoid being persecuted for their commitment to Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who attempt to make a good impression by trying to force you to be circumcised really want only to avoid being persecuted for their commitment to Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who attempt to make a good impression by trying to force you to be circumcised really want only to avoid being persecuted for their commitment to Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who attempt to make a good impression by trying to force you to be circumcised really want only to avoid being persecuted for their commitment to Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who attempt to make a good impression by trying to force you to be circumcised really want only to avoid being persecuted for their commitment to Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who attempt to make a good impression by trying to force you to be circumcised really want only to avoid being persecuted for their commitment to Christ.

Matthew 5:16

In that same way, you should allow your light [i.e., influence] to shine in front of people, so that they will see your good deeds and [be led to] honor your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:46

For if you love [only] those who love you, what reward will you get for that? Do not even the publicans [Note: These were people with a bad reputation for their dishonest tax collecting activities] do that much?

Matthew 5:48

Therefore, you must [attempt to] be complete, just as your heavenly Father is [already] complete.

Matthew 6:4-6

so that your giving to poor people may be done secretly. Then your Father, who sees what is done secretly, will pay you back.

Matthew 6:9

Therefore, you should pray this way: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be highly honored.

Matthew 10:41-42

The person who welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will receive the [same] reward the prophet gets. And the person who welcomes a good man because he is good will receive the [same] reward the good man gets.

Matthew 16:6

Jesus said to them, "Pay attention and watch out for the leavening [effect] of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of man will return in the splendor of His Father, accompanied by His angels. Then He will reward or punish every person in proportion to what he has done [with his life].

Matthew 23:13

"But it is too bad for you hypocritical experts in the law of Moses and [you] Pharisees! [It is] because you withhold the kingdom of heaven from people, for you do not enter it yourselves, nor [do you] allow those who are trying to enter it to get in. {[{[Verse

Matthew 23:28-30

Even so, you also appear on the outside to be doing right in front of people, but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and sin.

Matthew 25:40

And the King will answer them and say, 'Truly I tell you, since you did all this for one of my least [significant] brothers, you did it for me.'

Mark 8:15

Then Jesus ordered them, saying, "Pay attention and watch out for the leavening [effect] of the Pharisees and Herod." [Note: By "Herod" is probably meant the Herodians, who were a party favorable to King Herod and, along with the Pharisees and Sadducees, were out to get Jesus. See Matt. 16:6].

Luke 11:35

Look therefore [to see] whether or not the light that is in you [i.e., your perspective on things] might [actually] be darkness [i.e., a distorted perspective].

Luke 12:1

About this time, while a crowd of many thousands had assembled, [so large that] people were trampling on one another, Jesus first began telling His disciples, "Watch out for the leavening [effect] of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Luke 12:15

And [then] He said to them, "Be careful and guard yourselves against [practicing] all forms of greed, for a person's life does not consist of having a lot of possessions."

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, "You are people who claim to be just in the eyes of [other] people, but God knows [what is in] your hearts. For that which is held up as most important among people [i.e., fame or fortune ?] is disgusting in the eyes of God.

John 5:44

How can you believe [in me] when you [offer and] accept honors from one another, but do not try to obtain the honor that comes from the only God?

John 12:43

For they loved the honor they received from people more than the honor they [could] receive from God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-18

For if I preached because [I personally decided] I wanted to, I could claim a reward. But if I did not preach from a personal decision to do so, then it would be because I was entrusted with the task [by God].

2 Corinthians 9:9-10

As it is written [Psa. 112:9], "He has distributed [gifts] widely; he has given to poor people; his generosity will last forever."

Hebrews 2:1

So [then], we [Christians] should pay closer attention to the things we have heard, so that we do not drift away from [believing and practicing] them.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not [so] unjust as to forget the work you are doing and the love you have shown for Him, as you ministered to the saints [i.e., His holy people] and continue to minister [to them].

Hebrews 11:26

He considered suffering ridicule for Christ's sake to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking forward to his reward.

2 John 1:8

Pay close attention to yourselves, so that you do not lose what we [Note: Some Greek manuscripts say "you"] worked for [i.e., the spiritual blessings you have acquired], but [continue faithful] so that you will receive a full reward. [See Luke 12:47-48; James 3:1; Matt. 20:1-15].

2 John 1:8

Pay close attention to yourselves, so that you do not lose what we [Note: Some Greek manuscripts say "you"] worked for [i.e., the spiritual blessings you have acquired], but [continue faithful] so that you will receive a full reward. [See Luke 12:47-48; James 3:1; Matt. 20:1-15].

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