Prayer from Luke
Version...KJV...Bible of 1611
2 And he said unto them, "When ye pray, say, 'Our Father which art in
heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in
3 Give us day by day our daily
4 And forgive us our sins; for we
also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from
2 "And He said to them, 'When you pray,
say: "[Father]1, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.
3 Give us each day our [daily
4 And forgive us our sins, For we
ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.'
 Later manuscripts add phrases from Matt 6:9-13 to make the two
passages closely similar
 Or bread for the coming day or needful
2 He said to them, "When you pray, say: '[Father]1, hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come. [...] 2
3 Give us each day our daily
4 Forgive us our sins, for we
also forgive everyone who [sins against us] 3. And lead us not
into temptation. [...]4'"
1. Some manuscripts: "Our Father in heaven"
2. Some manuscripts: "...come. May your will be done on earth
as it is in heaven."
3. Greek: "...everyone who is indebted to us"
4. Some manuscripts: "...temptation, but deliver us from the
evil one "
COMMENT: Why would translators
leave out the Father specifically acknowledged as being in heaven (as opposed to the Father
of "The World"...Satan...who is in the world)?
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(posted: 24 Oct. 1999)