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12 Forgive us the wrongs we have done[a] as we ourselves
    release forgiveness to those who have wronged us.
13 Rescue us every time we face tribulation[b]
    and set us free from evil.[c]
    For you are the King who rules
    with power and glory forever. Amen.’[d]

14 And when you pray, make sure you forgive the faults of others so that your Father in heaven will also forgive you.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 6:12 Or “Send away the results of our debts (shortcomings),” used as a metaphor for our sins. The Aramaic can be translated “Give us serenity as we also allow others serenity.”
  2. Matthew 6:13 Or “Do not let us be put into the ordeal of testing.” God never tempts man. See James 1:13-14.
  3. Matthew 6:13 Or “the Evil One.”
  4. Matthew 6:13 As translated from the Aramaic, Hebrew Matthew, and most Greek manuscripts. The Aramaic word for “forever” means “until the end of all the universes.”

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