Matthew 6:7

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
New King James Version

And when you pray, do not use vain repetions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
New American Standard Bible

“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition, as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.
New International Version

And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.
The Amplified Bible

And when you pray, do not heap up phrases (multiply words, repeating the same ones over and over) as the Gentiles do, for they think they will be heard for their much speaking.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Moreover, when praying, do not repeat the same thing over and over as the pagans do, for they think that they will be heard because of their multiplicity of words.
Phillips’ Modern English

And when you pray, don’t rattle off long prayers like the pagans who think they will be heard because they use so many words.
Williams’ Language of the People

And whenever you pray, you must not keep on repeating set phrases, as the heathen do, for they suppose that they will be heard in accordance with the length of their prayers.
 
Mt. 6:6 π Mt. 6:8
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  1. Maturing in Christ: Advice to New - and Old - Believers - Neil Girrard The path to spiritual maturity is not just a walk up an aisle or even an overnight journey. There are many things we need to observe in our spiritual journey toward God to be certain we don’t get off the path that leads to life.

  2. Pressing Into the Kingdom - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The kingdom of God differs from the law and the prophets – why is that important?

  3. Ritualism and Hypocrisy; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The ruler of false religion’s first (but by no means the last) great victory in the church age (that is, after the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost) was convincing men they needed to hold regular meetings and practice rituals in the name of Christ.
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