Matthew 6:1
Good News Translation
"Make certain you do not perform your religious duties in public so that people will see what you do. If you do these things publicly, you will not have any reward from your Father in heaven.

Contemporary English Version
When you do good deeds, don't try to show off. If you do, you won't get a reward from your Father in heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take heed that you do not your justice before men, to be seen by them: otherwise you shall not have a reward of your Father who is in heaven.

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Take heed that you do not your justice before men, to be seen by them: otherwise you shall not have a reward of your Father who is in heaven.

heed.

Matthew 16:6 Who said to them: Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Mark 8:15 And he charged them saying: Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the leaven of Herod.

Luke 11:35 Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Luke 12:1,15 And when great multitudes stood about him, so that they trod one upon another, he began to say to his disciples: Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. . . .

Hebrews 2:1 Therefore ought we more diligently to observe the things which we have heard lest perhaps we should let them slip.

alms.

Deuteronomy 24:13 But thou shalt restore it to him presently before the going down of the sun: that he may sleep in his own raiment and bless thee, and thou mayst have justice before the Lord thy God.

Psalm 112:9 He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.

Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

2 Corinthians 9:9,10 As it is written: He hath dispersed abroad, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever. . . .

to be.

Matthew 6:5,16 And when ye pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites, that love to stand and pray in the synagogues and corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men: Amen I say to you, they have received their reward. . . .

Matthew 5:16 So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 23:5,14,28-30 And all their works they do for to be seen of men. For they make their phylacteries broad and enlarge their fringes. . . .

2 Kings 10:16,31 And said to him: Come with me, and see my zeal for the Lord. So he made him ride in his chariot, . . .

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.

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 the seventh month for these seventy years: did you keep a fast unto me?

Zechariah 13:4 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the prophets shall be confounded, every one by his own vision, when he shall prophesy, neither shall they be clad with a garment of sackcloth, to deceive:

Luke 16:15 And he said to them: you are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is high to men is an abomination before God.

John 5:44 How can you believe, who receive glory one from another: and the glory which is from God alone, you do not seek?

John 12:43 For they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

Galatians 6:12 For as many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer the persecution of the cross of Christ.

otherwise.

Matthew 6:4,6 That thy alms may be in secret, and thy Father who seeth in secret will repay thee. . . .

Matthew 5:46 For if you love them that love you, what reward shall you have? do not even the publicans this?

Matthew 10:41,42 He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet, shall receive the reward of a prophet: and he that receiveth a just man in the name of a just man, shall receive the reward of a just man. . . .

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

Matthew 25:40 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

1 Corinthians 9:17,18 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation is committed to me. . . .

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

Hebrews 11:26 Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasure of the Egyptians. For he looked unto the reward.

2 John 1:8 Look to yourselves, that you lose not the things which you have wrought: but that you may receive a full reward.

of your.

Matthew 6:9 Thus therefore shall you pray: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Matthew 5:48 Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.

Context
Giving to the Needy
1Take heed that you do not your justice before men, to be seen by them: otherwise you shall not have a reward of your Father who is in heaven. 2Therefore when thou dost an alms-deed, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be honoured by men. Amen I say to you, they have received their reward.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:5
And when ye pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites, that love to stand and pray in the synagogues and corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men: Amen I say to you, they have received their reward.

Matthew 6:16
And when you fast, be not as the hypocrites, sad. For they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Amen I say to you, they have received their reward.

Matthew 23:5
And all their works they do for to be seen of men. For they make their phylacteries broad and enlarge their fringes.

Acts 3:12
But Peter seeing, made answer to the people: Ye men of Israel, why wonder you at this? Or why look you upon us, as if by our strength or power we had made this man to walk?

Additional Translations
Be careful not to perform your righteous acts before men to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

And beware not to do your righteousness before men in order to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward in the presence of your Father in the heavens.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

"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.

"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.

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;
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