so that your fasting will not be obvious to people, but only to your Father who is in secret. And your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will repay you. Bible see other translations

“openly.” The word “openly” was added by scribes to some Greek texts, but it is clearly not in the original.a

Cp. Metzger, Textual Commentary, 6-12.

Commentary for: Matthew 6:18