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Matthew 6:4

    Matthew 6:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    That your alms may be in secret: and your Father which sees in secret himself shall reward you openly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    that thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret shall recompense thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So that your giving may be in secret; and your Father, who sees in secret, will give you your reward.

    Webster's Revision

    that thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret shall recompense thee.

    World English Bible

    so that your merciful deeds may be in secret, then your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    that thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret shall recompense thee.

    Definitions for Matthew 6:4

    Alms - Acts and deeds of mercy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 6:4

    Which seeth in secret - We should ever remember that the eye of the Lord is upon us, and that he sees not only the act, but also every motive that led to it.

    Shall reward thee openly - Will give thee the fullest proofs of his acceptance of thy work of faith, and labor of love, by increasing that substance which, for his sake, thou sharest with the poor; and will manifest his approbation in thy own heart, by the witness of his Spirit.