Parallel Verses

King James Version

That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.

New American Standard Bible

so that your fasting will not be noticed by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

Holman Bible

so that you don't show your fasting to people but to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

International Standard Version

so that your fasting will not be noticed by others but by your Father who is in the hidden place. And your Father who watches from the hidden place will reward you."

A Conservative Version

so that thou may not appear fasting to men, but to thy Father in secret. And thy Father, who sees in secret, will reward thee.

American Standard Version

that thou be not seen of men to fast, but of thy Father who is in secret: and thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall recompense thee.

Amplified

So that your fasting may not be noticed by men but by your Father, Who sees in secret; and your Father, Who sees in secret, will reward you in the open.

An Understandable Version

so that people will not see that you are fasting, but [only] your Father who is in secret [will know about it]. For, [since] He sees [what is done] in secret, He will repay you.

Anderson New Testament

that you may not appear to men to be fasting, but to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Bible in Basic English

So that no one may see that you are going without food, but your Father in secret; and your Father, who sees in secret, will give you your reward.

Common New Testament

so that you do not appear to be fasting to men, but to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that your fasting may not be observed by men, but by your father, who is with you in your retirement, and your father who observes what you do in private, shall give you a reward.

Darby Translation

so that thou mayest not appear fasting unto men, but to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret shall render it to thee.

Godbey New Testament

in order that thou mayest not appear unto the people fasting, but to thy Father who is in secret: and thy Father, who seeth in secret, will reward thee openly.

Goodspeed New Testament

so that no one may see that you are fasting, except your Father who is unseen, and your Father who sees what is secret, will reward you.

John Wesley New Testament

That thou appear not unto men to fast, but to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who sees in secret, shall reward thee openly.

Julia Smith Translation

That thou mightest not appear to men fasting, but to thy Father which in secret; and thy Father which in secret, will give back to thee openly.

King James 2000

That you appear not unto men to fast, but unto your Father who is in secret: and your Father, who sees in secret, shall reward you openly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that you will not be seen by people as fasting, but to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Modern King James verseion

so that you do not appear to men to fast, but to your Father in secret. And your Father who sees in secret shall reward you openly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that it appear not unto men how that thou fastest, but unto thy father which is in secret: and thy father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.

Moffatt New Testament

so that your fast may be seen not by men but by your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is secret will reward you.

Montgomery New Testament

"so that he may not appear to men to be fasting, but to his Father who is in secret; and his Father who sees in secret will reward him.

NET Bible

so that it will not be obvious to others when you are fasting, but only to your Father who is in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.

New Heart English Bible

so that you are not seen by men to be fasting, but by your Father who is in secret, and your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.

Noyes New Testament

that thou appear not to men to be fasting, but to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who seeth in secret, will reward thee.

Sawyer New Testament

that you may not appear to men to fast, but to your Father in secret; and your Father who sees in secret shall reward you.

The Emphasized Bible

that thou do not appear, unto men, to be fasting, but to thy Father who is in secret, - and, thy Father who seeth in secret, will reward thee.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that thou mayest not make a shew of fasting to men, but to thy Father who is in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

Twentieth Century New Testament

That he may not be seen by men to be fasting, but by his Father who dwells in secret; and his Father, who sees what is secret, will recompense him.

Webster

That thou mayest not appear to men to fast, but to thy Father, who is in secret: and thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.

Weymouth New Testament

that it may not be apparent to men that you are fasting, but to your Father who is in secret; and your Father--He who sees in secret--will recompense you.

Williams New Testament

so that your fasting may be seen, not by men but by your Father who is unseen, and your Father who sees what is secret will reward you.

World English Bible

so that you are not seen by men to be fasting, but by your Father who is in secret, and your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.

Worrell New Testament

that you appear not to men to be fasting, but to your Father Who is in secret; and your Father Who seeth in secret will recompense you.

Worsley New Testament

that thou mayst not appear unto men to fast, but to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who seeth in secret, will reward thee openly.

Youngs Literal Translation

that thou mayest not appear to men fasting, but to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father, who is seeing in secret, shall reward thee manifestly.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅπως 
Hopos 
that , how , to , so that , when , because
Usage: 43

thou appear
φαίνω 
Phaino 
appear , shine , be seen , seem , think
Usage: 22

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

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

to fast
νηστεύω 
Nesteuo 
Usage: 10

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy , thee , thine , thine own , thou , not tr
thy , thee , thine , thine own , thou , not tr
Usage: 241
Usage: 241

πατήρ 
Pater 
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180
Usage: 180

which is

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

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

κρυπτός 
Kruptos 
κρυπτός 
Kruptos 
Usage: 8
Usage: 8

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

βλέπω 
Blepo 
see , take heed , behold , beware , look on , look , beware of ,
Usage: 85

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
pay , give , render , reward , sell , yield ,
Usage: 25

σοί 
Soi 
thee , thou , thy , thine own , not tr
Usage: 113

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: How To Fast

17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:


Cross References

Matthew 6:4

That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

Matthew 6:6

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

Romans 2:6

Who will render to every man according to his deeds:

2 Corinthians 5:9

Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.

Colossians 3:22-24

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

1 Peter 1:7

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 2:13

Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;



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