Matthew 6:8
Good News Translation
Do not be like them. Your Father already knows what you need before you ask him.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be like them. Your Father knows what you need even before you ask.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be not you therefore like to them for your Father knoweth what is needful for you, before you ask him.

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Be not you therefore like to them for your Father knoweth what is needful for you, before you ask him.

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Matthew 6:32 For after all these things do the heathens seek. For your Father knoweth that you have need of all these things.

Psalm 38:9 Lord, all my desire is before thee, and my groaning is not hidden from thee.

Psalm 69:17-19 And turn not away thy face from thy servant: for I am in trouble, hear me speedily. . . .

Luke 12:30 For all these things do the nations of the world seek. But your Father knoweth that you have need of these things.

John 16:23-27 And in that day you shall not ask me any thing. Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in my name, he will give it you. . . .

Philippians 4:6 Be nothing solicitous: but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God.

Context
The Lord's Prayer
7And when you are praying, speak not much, as the heathens. For they think that in their much speaking they may be heard. 8Be not you therefore like to them for your Father knoweth what is needful for you, before you ask him. 9Thus therefore shall you pray: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.…
Cross References
Psalm 38:9
Lord, all my desire is before thee, and my groaning is not hidden from thee.

Psalm 69:17
And turn not away thy face from thy servant: for I am in trouble, hear me speedily.

Matthew 6:32
For after all these things do the heathens seek. For your Father knoweth that you have need of all these things.

Luke 12:30
For all these things do the nations of the world seek. But your Father knoweth that you have need of these things.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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