Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So do not be like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.

King James Version

Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

Holman Bible

Don't be like them, because your Father knows the things you need before you ask Him.

International Standard Version

Don't be like them, because your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

A Conservative Version

Be not therefore like them, for your Father knows what things ye have need of before ye ask him.

American Standard Version

Be not therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

Amplified

Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.

An Understandable Version

So, do not be like them, for your Father [already] knows what things you need, [even] before you ask Him.

Anderson New Testament

Be not, there fore, like them; for your Father knows what things you need before you ask him.

Bible in Basic English

So be not like them; because your Father has knowledge of your needs even before you make your requests to him.

Common New Testament

Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

don't therefore imitate them: for your father knows what you want, before you ask him.

Darby Translation

Be not ye therefore like them, for your Father knows of what things ye have need before ye beg anything of him.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore be not like unto them: for your Father knows of what things you have need, before you ask him.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must not be like them. For God, who is your Father, knows what you need before you ask him.

John Wesley New Testament

Be not therefore like them; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be not ye therefore like unto them, for your Father knows what things ye have need of before ye ask him.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore make not yourselves like them: for your Father knows of what things ye have need before ye ask him.

King James 2000

Be not therefore like them: for your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore do not be like them, for your Father knows {what you need} before you ask him.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore do not be like them, for your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be ye not like them therefore: for your father knoweth whereof ye have need, before ye ask of him.

Moffatt New Testament

you must not copy them; your Father knows your needs before you ask him.

Montgomery New Testament

"Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

NET Bible

Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore do not be like them, for your Father knows what things you need, before you ask him.

Noyes New Testament

Be not ye therefore like them; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

Sawyer New Testament

Be not, therefore, like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

The Emphasized Bible

do not, therefore, make yourselves like them, for Godyour Father knoweth of what things ye have, need, before ye ask him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be not ye therefore like them: for your Father knoweth of what things ye have need, before you ask him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not imitate them; for God, your Father, knows what you need before you ask him.

Webster

Therefore be ye not like them: for your Father knoweth what things ye need before ye ask him.

Weymouth New Testament

Do not, however, imitate them; for your Father knows what things you need before ever you ask Him.

Williams New Testament

So then you must not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.

World English Bible

Therefore don't be like them, for your Father knows what things you need, before you ask him.

Worrell New Testament

Be not, therefore, like them; for your Father knoweth of what things ye have need before ye ask Him.

Worsley New Testament

be not ye therefore like them; for your Father knoweth what ye have need of before ye ask Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

be ye not therefore like to them, for your Father doth know those things that ye have need of before your asking him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken, make like, be like, in the likeness of, resemble
Usage: 3

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

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken, make like, be like, in the likeness of, resemble
Usage: 3


Usage: 0

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

need of
χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

πρό 
Pro 
Usage: 34

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 6:8

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: How To Pray

7 "And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words. 8 "So do not be like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. 9 "Pray, then, in this way: 'Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.


Cross References

Matthew 6:32

"For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.

Psalm 38:9

Lord, all my desire is before You; And my sighing is not hidden from You.

Psalm 69:17-19

And do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

Luke 12:30

"For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things.

John 16:23-27

"In that day you will not question Me about anything Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you.

Philippians 4:6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

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