Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“Whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!

New American Standard Bible

"When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

King James Version

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

International Standard Version

"And whenever you pray, don't be like the hypocrites who love to stand in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they will be seen by people. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!

A Conservative Version

And when thou pray, thou shall not be as the hypocrites, because they love to pray having stood in the synagogues and in the corners of the thoroughfares, so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

American Standard Version

And when ye pray, ye shall not be as the hypocrites: for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have received their reward.

Amplified

Also when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by people. Truly I tell you, they have their reward in full already.

An Understandable Version

"And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites who love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on street corners [i.e., in prominent view of everyone] in order to be seen [and praised] by people.

Anderson New Testament

And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Verily, I say to you, They have their reward.

Bible in Basic English

And when you make your prayers, be not like the false-hearted men, who take pleasure in getting up and saying their prayers in the Synagogues and at the street turnings so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.

Common New Testament

"And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners, that they may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

Daniel Mace New Testament

And when you pray, be not as the hypocrites are: for they chuse to stand praying in publick places, and at the corners of the streets, to be observ'd by men. I assure you, they have their reward.

Darby Translation

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets so that they should appear to men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Godbey New Testament

And when you pray, be not like the hypocrites: because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, in order that they may appear unto the people. Truly I say unto you, They exhaust their reward.

Goodspeed New Testament

"When you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they like to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the squares, to let people see them. I tell you, that is the only reward they will get!

John Wesley New Testament

And when thou prayest, thou shall not be as the hypocrites; for they love to pray, standing in the synagogues, and in the corners of the streets, that they may appear to men: verily I say unto you, they have their reward.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward.

Julia Smith Translation

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites; for they love in the assemblies, and in the corners of the broad ways to stand praying, so that they might appear to men. Verily I say to you, that they have their reward.

King James 2000

And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to stand [and] pray in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, in order that they may be seen by people. Truly I say to you, they have received their reward in full!

Modern King James verseion

And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues, and in the corners of the streets, because they would be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.

Moffatt New Testament

Also, when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they like to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street-corners, so as to be seen by men; I tell you truly, they do get their reward.

Montgomery New Testament

"And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the corners of the avenues, in order that men may see them. In solemn truth I tell you that they have their reward in full.

NET Bible

"Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

New Heart English Bible

"And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites, for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I tell you, they have received their reward.

Noyes New Testament

And when ye pray, ye shall not be as the hypocrites are; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Truly do I say to you, They have received their reward.

Sawyer New Testament

And when you pray, be not like the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and at the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. I tell you truly, they have their reward.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when ye may be praying, ye shall not be as the hypocrites, because they love, in the synagogues, and at the corners of the broad ways, to take their stand and pray, that they may shine before men; Verily, I say unto you, they are getting back their reward.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And when thou prayest, be not as the hypocrites: for they love standing in the synagogues and at the corners of the streets, to pray, that they may make a shew to men. Verily I say unto you, That they have their reward.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, when you pray, you are not to behave as hypocrites do. They like to pray standing in the Synagogues and at the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. There, I tell you, is their reward!

Webster

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Verily, I say to you, they have their reward.

Weymouth New Testament

"And when praying, you must not be like the hypocrites. They are fond of standing and praying in the synagogues or at the corners of the wider streets, in order that men may see them. I solemnly tell you that they already have their reward.

Williams New Testament

"Also, whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners, to attract the attention of people. I solemnly say to you, they already have their reward.

World English Bible

"When you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites, for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Most certainly, I tell you, they have received their reward.

Worrell New Testament

"And, when ye pray, ye shall not be as the hypocrites; for they love to pray, standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men: verily I say to you, they have their reward.

Worsley New Testament

And when thou prayest, be not like the hypocrites; for they love to pray in public assemblies, and in the corners of the streets, that they may be taken notice of by men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.

Youngs Literal Translation

And when thou mayest pray, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites, because they love in the synagogues, and in the corners of the broad places -- standing -- to pray, that they may be seen of men; verily I say to you, that they have their reward.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

thou prayest
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

thou shalt
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

as
ὥσπερ 
Hosper 
as, even as, like as
Usage: 24

ὑποκριτής 
Hupokrites 
Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

to pray
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

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

συναγωγή 
sunagoge 
Usage: 42

and

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

the corners
γωνία 
Gonia 
Usage: 5

of the streets
πλατεῖα 
Plateia 
Usage: 5

ὅπως 
Hopos 
that, how, to, so that, when, because
Usage: 43

may be seen
φαίνω 
Phaino 
Usage: 22

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ἀπέχω 
Apecho 
be, have, receive
Usage: 4


Usage: 0

References

Images Matthew 6:5

Prayers for Matthew 6:5

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: How To Pray

4 so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. 5 “Whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward! 6 But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.


Cross References

Matthew 6:2

So whenever you give to the poor, don’t sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be applauded by people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!

Mark 11:25

And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven will also forgive you your wrongdoing.

Matthew 6:16

“Whenever you fast, don’t be sad-faced like the hypocrites. For they make their faces unattractiveso their fasting is obvious to people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!

Luke 14:12-14

He also said to the one who had invited Him, “When you give a lunch or a dinner, don’t invite your friends, your brothers, your relatives, or your rich neighbors, because they might invite you back, and you would be repaid.

Luke 18:10-11

“Two men went up to the temple complex to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.

Job 27:8-10

For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off,
when God takes away his life?

Psalm 5:2

Pay attention to the sound of my cry,
my King and my God,
for I pray to You.

Psalm 55:17

I complain and groan morning, noon, and night,
and He hears my voice.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Proverbs 16:5

Everyone with a proud heart is detestable to the Lord;
be assured, he will not go unpunished.

Isaiah 1:15

When you lift up your hands in prayer,
I will refuse to look at you;
even if you offer countless prayers,
I will not listen.
Your hands are covered with blood.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the Lord while He may be found;
call to Him while He is near.

Jeremiah 29:12

You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

Daniel 9:4-19

I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed:Ah, Lord—the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands

Matthew 7:7-8

“Keep asking,and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 9:38

Therefore, pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.”

Matthew 21:22

And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”

Matthew 23:6

They love the place of honor at banquets, the front seats in the synagogues,

Matthew 23:13

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

Mark 12:38

He also said in His teaching, “Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes, and who want greetings in the marketplaces,

Luke 11:43

“Woe to you Pharisees! You love the front seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

Luke 18:1

He then told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not become discouraged:

Luke 18:13

“But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even raise his eyes to heaven but kept striking his chestand saying, ‘God, turn Your wrath from me—a sinner!’

Luke 20:47

They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive greater punishment.”

John 16:24

Until now you have asked for nothing in My name. Ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete.

Colossians 4:2-3

Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving.

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray constantly.

James 4:6

But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says:God resists the proud,
but gives grace to the humble.

James 5:15-16

The prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will restore him to health; if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

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