New Living Translation
Give your gifts in private, and your Father, who sees everything, will reward you.
King James Bible
That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
Darby Bible Translation
so that thine alms may be in secret, and thy Father who sees in secret will render it to thee.
World English Bible
so that your merciful deeds may be in secret, then your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.
Young's Literal Translation
that thy kindness may be in secret, and thy Father who is seeing in secret Himself shall reward thee manifestly.
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LibraryFebruary 12. "But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You" (Matt. vi. 33).
"But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you" (Matt. vi. 33). For every heart that is seeking anything from the Lord this is a good watchword. That very thing, or the desire for it, may unconsciously separate you from the Lord, or at least from the singleness of your purpose unto Him. The thing we desire may be a right thing, but we may desire it in a distrusting and selfish spirit. Let us commit it to Him, and not cease to believe for …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
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You will heap burning coals of shame on their heads, and the LORD will reward you.
But I, the LORD, search all hearts and examine secret motives. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve."
But when you give to someone in need, don't let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.
But when you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private. Then your Father, who sees everything, will reward you.
Then no one will notice that you are fasting, except your Father, who knows what you do in private. And your Father, who sees everything, will reward you.
Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable.
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