6:6 But whenever you pray, go into your room, 3 close the door, and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you. 4
1 tc ‡ Several
2 tn Grk “before people in order to be seen by them.”
3 sn The term translated room refers to the inner room of a house, normally without any windows opening outside, the most private location possible (BDAG 988 s.v. ταμεῖον 2).
5 tn Here ἄνθρωπος (anqrwpo") is used in a generic sense: “people, others.”