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

  • BSP
    Verse 10 shows the subjects we should make a priority in our prayers.
  • A disciple
    Dear Sister Thelma; It is a comfort like healing balm to read good words like yours! While so many times I am compelled to answer, reprove, rebuke and correct, many misled and obstinate who have set themselves to oppose and contradict the truth of the Glad Tidings; the good and wholesome words of the Saints are like cold waters to a thirsty soul, and so timely! The LORD bless and keep you!
  • Thelma Denson
    I read the bible to get my life right which I already pray the pray. God is a good and this chapter is a good one.
  • BettG
    A Disciple: Jesus made friends, then he made disciples of those friends ................
  • Steve morrow
    ***LUKE 21:36 watch you therefore --- and pray always that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass and to stand before THE SON OF MAN *** 2 THESSALONIANS 1:11 wherefore we pray always for you that our GOD would count you worthy of this calling and fulfill all the good pleasure of HIS goodness and the work of faith with power
  • A disciple
    Jot; Just in case there are actually multitudes of sincere Believers with good and honest hearts; who really do think deeply about WHAT they pray; don't you think it might be a "little" arrogant to presume that praying the "Our Father" is heathen repetition? Leading the Assembly in prayer of the very words of our Lord is a good thing! Maybe you need to start praying, instead of attacking prayer.

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