Matthew 6:6
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English Standard Version
But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

King James Bible
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

American Standard Version
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thine inner chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who seeth in secret shall recompense thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But thou when thou shalt pray, enter into thy chamber, and having shut the door, pray to thy Father in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret will repay thee.

English Revised Version
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thine inner chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret, and thy Father which seeth in secret shall recompense thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who seeth in secret, will reward thee openly.

Weymouth New Testament
But you, whenever you pray, go into your own room and shut the door: then pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father--He who sees in secret--will recompense you.

Matthew 6:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Closet (ταμιεῖον)

See on Luke 12:3.

Matthew 6:6 Parallel Commentaries

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enter.

Matthew 14:23 And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.

Matthew 26:36-39 Then comes Jesus with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples, Sit you here, while I go and pray yonder...

Genesis 32:24-29 And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day...

2 Kings 4:33 He went in therefore, and shut the door on them two, and prayed to the LORD.

Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors about you: hide yourself as it were for a little moment...

John 1:48 Nathanael said to him, From where know you me? Jesus answered and said to him, Before that Philip called you...

Acts 9:40 But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes...

Acts 10:9,30 On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew near to the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray about the sixth hour...

pray.

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry.

Isaiah 65:24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

John 20:17 Jesus said to her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father...

Romans 8:5 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Ephesians 3:14 For this cause I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Cross References
2 Kings 4:33
So he went in and shut the door behind the two of them and prayed to the LORD.

Proverbs 25:22
for you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.

Isaiah 26:20
Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the fury has passed by.

Matthew 6:4
so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matthew 6:18
that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matthew 26:36
Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, "Sit here, while I go over there and pray."

Acts 9:40
But Peter put them all outside, and knelt down and prayed; and turning to the body he said, "Tabitha, arise." And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter she sat up.

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