Matthew 6:9
New International Version
“This, then, is how you should pray: “’Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,

New Living Translation
Pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.

English Standard Version
Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Berean Study Bible
So then, this is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore pray you like this: 'Our Father in the heavens, hallowed be Your name!

King James Bible
After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

New King James Version
In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

New American Standard Bible
“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father, who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

NASB 1995
“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

NASB 1977
“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name.

Amplified Bible
“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father, who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

Christian Standard Bible
“Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, your name be honored as holy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
“Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, Your name be honored as holy.

American Standard Version
After this manner therefore pray ye. Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore pray in this way: 'Our Father who are in Heaven, hallowed be your name,

Contemporary English Version
You should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, help us to honor your name.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus therefore shall you pray: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

English Revised Version
After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

Good News Translation
This, then, is how you should pray: 'Our Father in heaven: May your holy name be honored;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"This is how you should pray: Our Father in heaven, let your name be kept holy.

International Standard Version
Therefore, this is how you should pray: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.

Literal Standard Version
therefore pray thus: Our Father who [is] in the heavens, hallowed be Your Name.

NET Bible
So pray this way: Our Father in heaven, may your name be honored,

New Heart English Bible
Therefore, you should pray this way: 'Our Father in heaven, holy be your name.

Weymouth New Testament
"In this manner therefore pray: 'Our Father who art in Heaven, may Thy name be kept holy;

World English Bible
Pray like this: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.

Young's Literal Translation
thus therefore pray ye: 'Our Father who art in the heavens! hallowed be Thy name.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Lord's Prayer
8Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. 9So then, this is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. 10Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:26
so that Your name will be magnified forever when it is said, 'The LORD of Hosts is God over Israel.' And the house of Your servant David will be established before You.

Matthew 23:9
And do not call anyone on earth your father, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.

Luke 11:2
So Jesus told them, "When you pray, say: 'Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.

1 Peter 1:17
Since you call on a Father who judges each one's work impartially, conduct yourselves in reverent fear during your stay as foreigners.


Treasury of Scripture

After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.

this.

Luke 11:1,2
And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples…

Our.

Matthew 6:1,6,14
Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven…

Matthew 5:16,48
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven…

Matthew 7:11
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

which.

Matthew 23:9
And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

2 Chronicles 20:6
And said, O LORD God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and rulest not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in thine hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee?

Psalm 115:3
But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

Hallowed.

Leviticus 10:3
Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is it that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his peace.

2 Samuel 7:26
And let thy name be magnified for ever, saying, The LORD of hosts is the God over Israel: and let the house of thy servant David be established before thee.

1 Kings 8:43
Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for: that all people of the earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as do thy people Israel; and that they may know that this house, which I have builded, is called by thy name.









(9) After this manner.--Literally, thus. The word sanctions at once the use of the words themselves, and of other prayers--prescribed, or unpremeditated--after the same pattern and in the same spirit. In Luke 11:2 we have the more definite, "When ye pray, say, . . . ."

Our Father.--It is clear that the very word "Abba" (father) uttered by our Lord here, as in Mark 14:36, so impressed itself on the minds of men that, like "Amen" and "Hallelujah" and "Hosanna," it was used in the prayers even of converts from heathenism and Hellenistic Judaism. From its special association with the work of the Spirit in Romans 8:15, Galatians 4:6, it would seem to have belonged to the class of utterances commonly described as the "tongues," in which apparently words from two or more languages were mingled together according as each best expressed the devout enthusiasm of the worshipper.

The thought of the Fatherhood of God was not altogether new. He had claimed "Israel as His son, even His firstborn" (Exodus 4:22), had loved him as His child (Jeremiah 31:9; Hosea 11:1). The thought of an outraged Fatherhood underlies the reproaches of Isaiah (Isaiah 1:2) and Malachi (Malachi 1:6). "Thou, O Lord, art our Father" (Isaiah 64:8) was the refuge of Israel from despair. It had become common in Jewish liturgies and forms of private prayer. As the disciples heard it, it would not at first convey to their minds thoughts beyond those with which they were thus familiar. But it was a word pregnant with a future. Time and the teaching of the Spirit were to develop what was now in germ. That it had its ground in the union with the Eternal Son, which makes us also sons of God; that it was a name that might be used, not by Israelites only, but by every child of man; that of all the names of God that express His being and character, it was the fullest and the truest--this was to be learnt as men were guided into all the truth. Like all such names, it had its inner and its outer circles of application. It was true of all men, true of all members of the Church of Christ, true of those who were led by the Spirit, in different degrees; but all true theology rests on the assumption that the ever-widening circles have the same centre, and that that centre is the Love of the Father. . . .

Verses 9-13. - The pattern of prayer. Parallel passage: Luke 11:2-4. For most suggestive remarks on the Lord's Prayer, both generally and in its greater difficulties of detail, compare by all means Chase, 'The Lord's Prayer in the Early Church:' (Cambridge Texts and Studies). Observe:

(1) If the prayer had already been given by the Lord in the sermon on the mount, "one of his disciples" would hardly afterwards have asked him to teach them to pray, as John also taught his disciples (Luke 11. l). It is much more easy, therefore, to consider that the original occasion of its utterance is recorded by St. Luke, and that it therefore did not belong to the sermon on the mount as that discourse was originally delivered.

(2) A question that admits of a more doubtful answer is whether the more original form of the prayer is found in Matthew or in Luke. It will be remembered that in the true text of his Gospel, the latter does not record the words, "Which art in heaven," "Thy will be done, as in heaven, so on earth," "But deliver us from evil," besides reading "day by day" instead of "this day," "sins" instead of "debts," and "for we ourselves also forgive every one that is indebted to us" instead of" as we also have forgiven our debtors." Most writers suppose St. Matthew's form to be the original, and St. Luke's to be only a shortened form. In favour of this are the considerations that

(a) St. Matthew's words, "Forgive us our debts," represent an older, because parabolic, form of expression than the apparently interpretative "Forgive us our sins" in St. Luke. . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
So then,
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

this is how
Οὕτως (Houtōs)
Adverb
Strong's 3779: Thus, so, in this manner. Or (referring to what precedes or follows).

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

should pray:
προσεύχεσθε (proseuchesthe)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4336: To pray, pray for, offer prayer. From pros and euchomai; to pray to God, i.e. Supplicate, worship.

‘Our
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Father
Πάτερ (Pater)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

heaven,
οὐρανοῖς (ouranois)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3772: Perhaps from the same as oros; the sky; by extension, heaven; by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel.

hallowed be
Ἁγιασθήτω (Hagiasthētō)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 37: From hagios; to make holy, i.e. purify or consecrate; to venerate.

Your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

name,
ὄνομά (onoma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3686: Name, character, fame, reputation. From a presumed derivative of the base of ginosko; a 'name'.


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