Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.

King James Version

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Holman Bible

and can receive whatever we ask from Him because we keep His commands and do what is pleasing in His sight.

International Standard Version

Whatever we request we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

A Conservative Version

and whatever we may ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do things pleasing in his sight.

American Standard Version

and whatsoever we ask we receive of him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing in his sight.

Amplified

And we receive from Him whatever we ask, because we [ watchfully] obey His orders [observe His suggestions and injunctions, follow His plan for us] and [ habitually] practice what is pleasing to Him.

An Understandable Version

and we can be assured of receiving from God whatever we ask Him for, because we are obeying His commands [i.e., especially the one about loving others] and are practicing what is pleasing to Him.

Anderson New Testament

and whatever we ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and do the things that are pleasing in his sight.

Bible in Basic English

And he gives us all our requests, because we keep his laws and do the things which are pleasing in his eyes.

Common New Testament

and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

whatever we ask, we shall receive it of him, because we keep his commandments, and do what is agreeable to him.

Darby Translation

and whatsoever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and practise the things which are pleasing in his sight.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And whatever we ask, we receive from him; because we keep his commandments, and do the things which are pleasing in his sight.

Godbey New Testament

and whatsoever we may ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things pleasing before him.

Goodspeed New Testament

and we obtain from him whatever we ask for, because we are obeying his commands and doing the things that please him.

John Wesley New Testament

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and whatsoever we ask, we receive of him because we keep his commandments and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Julia Smith Translation

And whatever we ask, we receive of him, for we keep his commands, and do things pleasing before him.

King James 2000

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do [what is] pleasing {in his sight}.

Modern King James verseion

And whatever we ask, we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and whatsoever we ask, that we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments, and do those things which are pleasing in his sight.

Moffatt New Testament

and we get from him whatever we ask, because we obey his commands and do what is pleasing in his sight.

Montgomery New Testament

and whatever we ask we are receiving from him, because we are keeping his commandments and doing those things that are pleasing in his sight.

NET Bible

and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing to him.

New Heart English Bible

and whatever we ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing in his sight.

Noyes New Testament

and whatever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do the things that are pleasing in his sight.

Sawyer New Testament

and what we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things which are pleasing in his sight.

The Emphasized Bible

And, whatsoever we are asking, we are receiving from him, because, his commandments, are we keeping, and, the things that are pleasing before him, are we doing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And whatsoever we ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and do the things which are pleasing in his sight.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we are laying his commands to heart, and are doing what is pleasing in his sight.

Webster

And whatever we ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Weymouth New Testament

and whatever we ask for we obtain from Him, because we obey His commands and do the things which are pleasing in His sight.

Williams New Testament

and we obtain from Him whatever we ask for, because we practice obedience to His commands and do what pleases Him.

World English Bible

and whatever we ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing in his sight.

Worrell New Testament

and whatsoever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments, and do the things that are pleasing before Him.

Worsley New Testament

and whatsoever we ask, we receive from Him, because we keep his commandments, and do the things that are pleasing in his sight.

Youngs Literal Translation

and whatever we may ask, we receive from Him, because His commands we keep, and the things pleasing before Him we do,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

we ask
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

we receive
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive , take , have , catch , not tr ,
Usage: 178

of
παρά 
Para 
of , with , from , by ... side , at , than ,
Usage: 145

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

we keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

his



him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

ἀρεστός 
Arestos 
Usage: 3

in
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before , in the sight of , in the presence of , in sight , in presence , to , not tr
Usage: 78

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 3:22

Images 1 John 3:22

Context Readings

Courage Before God

21 Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God; 22 and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight. 23 This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.



Cross References

John 8:29

"And He who sent Me is with Me; He has not left Me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to Him."

John 9:31

"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

Matthew 21:22

"And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

Mark 11:24

"Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

Psalm 10:17

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

Psalm 34:4

I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 34:15-17

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."

Psalm 66:18-19

If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;

Psalm 145:18-19

The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"

Luke 11:9-13

"So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

John 6:29

Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He has sent."

John 14:13

"Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 15:7

"If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

John 15:10

"If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; just as I have kept My Father's commandments and abide in His love.

John 16:23-24

"In that day you will not question Me about anything Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you.

Acts 17:30

"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

Acts 20:21

solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

1 John 3:23-24

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.

1 John 5:14

This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.



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