New Living Translation
In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.
King James Bible
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
Let your light thus shine before men, so that they may see your upright works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
World English Bible
Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and may glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:16 That they may see - and glorify - That is, that seeing your good works, they may be moved to love and serve God likewise.
LibraryThe Fourth Beatitude
'Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.'--MATT. v. 6. Two preliminary remarks will give us the point of view from which I desire to consider these words now. First, we have seen, in previous sermons, that these paradoxes of the Christian life which we call the Beatitudes are a linked chain, or, rather, an outgrowth from a common root. Each presupposes all the preceding. Now, of course, it is a mistake to expect uniformity in the process of building …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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Fear swept through the crowd as they saw this happen. And they praised God for sending a man with such great authority.
When you produce much fruit, you are my true disciples. This brings great glory to my Father.
1 Peter 2:12
Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will give honor to God when he judges the world.
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