Parallel Verses

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.

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

Take care not to do your good deeds publicly or before men, in order to be seen by them; otherwise you will have no reward [ reserved for and awaiting you] with and from your Father Who is in heaven.

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.

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 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;

Verse Picture

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 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. 2 Therefore when you do your merciful deeds, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.


Cross References

Matthew 23:5

But they do all their works in order to be seen of men. They make their phylacteries broad and enlarge the borders of their garments.

Matthew 6:16

And when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, of a sad face. For they disfigure their faces so that they may appear to men to fast. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.

Deuteronomy 24:13

You shall certainly give back to him the pledge at sundown, that he may sleep in his own clothing, and bless you. And it shall be righteousness to you before Jehovah your God.

Psalm 112:9

He has scattered abroad; he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn shall be lifted up with honor.

Galatians 6:12

As many as desire to look well in the flesh, these compel you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.

2 Kings 10:16

And he said, Come with me and see my zeal for Jehovah. And they made him ride in his chariot.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as My people, and they hear your words. But they will not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their unjust gain.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be pleasing to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, whether there will be duration to your prosperity.

Zechariah 7:5

Speak to all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months, even those seventy years, did you truly fast to Me, even to Me?

Zechariah 13:4

And it shall be in that day, the prophets shall be ashamed, each one of his vision, when he prophesies. And they shall not wear a hairy garment to deceive.

Matthew 5:16

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in Heaven.

Matthew 5:46

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax-collectors do the same?

Matthew 5:48

Therefore be perfect, even as your Father in Heaven is perfect.

Matthew 6:4-6

so that your merciful deeds may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret Himself shall reward you openly.

Matthew 6:9

Therefore pray in this way: Our Father, who is in Heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

Matthew 10:41-42

He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward. And he who receives a just one in the name of a just one will receive a just one's reward.

Matthew 16:6

And Jesus said to them, Take heed, and beware the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of Man shall come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He shall reward each one according to his works.

Matthew 23:13

But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of Heaven against men. For you neither go in, nor do you allow those entering to go in.

Matthew 23:28-30

Even so you also appear righteous to men outwardly, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brothers, you have done it to Me.

Mark 8:15

And He charged them, saying, Take heed! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the leaven of Herod.

Luke 11:35

Therefore take heed that the light in you is not darkness.

Luke 12:1

In the meantime, when there had gathered together an innumerable crowd of people, so as to trample on one another, He began to say to His disciples first, Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Luke 12:15

And He said to them, Watch and keep yourselves from covetousness. For a man's life is not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

John 5:44

How can you believe, you who receive honor from one another and do not seek the honor that comes from God only?

John 12:43

for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-18

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward; but if against my will, I am entrusted with a stewardship.

2 Corinthians 9:9-10

As it is written, "He scattered; he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains forever."

Hebrews 2:1

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

Hebrews 11:26

esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.

2 John 1:8

Look to yourselves, so that we may not lose those things which we worked out, but that we may receive a full reward.

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu did not care to walk in the Law of Jehovah, the God of Israel with all his heart, for he did not turn from the sins of Jeroboam, who made Israel to sin.

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