Explore the contexts and differences of the Lord’s Prayer as articulated in the King James Version and modern translations, including discussions on its usage of ‘trespasses’ and ‘debts’.
What is the original KJV Lord’s prayer?
9 Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Why are there 2 versions of the Lord’s prayer?
Matthew’s version is embedded in the Sermon on the Mount, in which Jesus instructs his followers on personal practices of piety. Luke’s shorter version is given at the request of his disciples, rather than delivered to a multitude.
What version of the Lord’s prayer used trespasses?
Although the word “trespassess” does not appear in Luke or Matthew, it does appear in close proximity to the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:14-15.
What is the modern version of the Lord’s prayer?
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your Kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
What are the 3 powerful prayers?
These three powerful morning prayers are the prayers of thanksgiving, the Lord’s Prayer, and the prayer of Jabez. Jesus taught his disciples how to pray, the Bible tells us to enter his gates with thanksgiving, and Jabez prayed to God and God granted him his request.