Matthew 6:12

“And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And forgiue vs our debts, as we forgiue our debters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And make us free of our debts, as we have made those free who are in debt to us.
- Basic English Bible

and forgive us our debts, as we also forgive our debtors,
- Darby Bible

And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
- Webster's Bible

and forgive us our shortcomings, as we also have forgiven those who have failed in their duty towards us;
- Weymouth Bible

Forgive us our debts, as we also forgive our debtors.
- World English Bible

and foryyue to vs oure dettis, as we foryyuen to oure dettouris; and lede vs not in to temptacioun,
- Wycliffe Bible

`And forgive us our debts, as also we forgive our debtors.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 6:12


6:12 And forgive us our debts, as we also forgive our debtors - Give us, O Lord, redemption in thy blood, even the forgiveness of sins: as thou enablest us freely and fully to forgive every man, so do thou forgive all our trespasses.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 6:12


Mt 6:12 Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. Debts means moral obligations unfulfilled--our shortcomings, our sins. Let it be noted with emphasis that God is asked to forgive us as we forgive others. We ask, in other words, that he may mete out to us what we measure to others.

Discussion for Matthew 6

  • Ines Humphrey
    Love it,give me strength and motivation to do better! I read chapter 6 every night before going to sleep! A good friend of mine told me about chapter 6 and is really helps me going through hard times!
  • Esther
    Matthew 6 vs. 33 "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all this things shall be added unto you". If God could feed the birds of the air, how much more we humans that He created in His own image. Serving God with all we have and putting him first and everything shall be added unto us.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Matthew 6:24 "No man can serve two masters, you will hate one and love the other" If worldly things are put first, and Jesus second, you don't understand this chapter. Turn away from idols.
  • Tunde
    The lord is great , if only people know that Jesus is the first they would not run after the things of the world because he has said " seek the kingdom of God first and every other things shall be added" but now a days people make things of the world first and Jesus the second option. May the lord forgive us all.
  • Praise God
    If your eye is single your whole body will be full of light but if your be evil your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore your light is darkness how great is that darkness. Take a little time and think about it It is a game changer if we are serious about our lives in Christ There are certain evils that we dare not participate in to keep our light light.matt 6v22
  • O'Shen Robinson-Barefield
    I like this, the Lord tells us about being materialistic and seeking attention. He is warning us, rebuking us, and trying to make is easier for us. He was telling us not to worry too much about things in this life so we can live the life he brought.

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