Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 [carefully and consistently] keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight [habitually seeking to follow His plan for us].

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.

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,

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

Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

his



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

Prayers for 1 John 3:22

Context Readings

Courage Before God

21 Beloved, if our heart should not condemn us, we have confidence toward God, 22 and whatever we may ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do things pleasing in his sight. 23 And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love each other, just as he gave command.



Cross References

John 8:29

And he who sent me is with me. The Father has not left me alone, because I always do things pleasing to him.

John 9:31

And we know that God does not listen to sinners, but if any man is a worshiper of God, and does his will, he listens to this man.

Matthew 21:22

And all things, as many as ye may ask in prayer, believing, ye will receive.

Mark 11:24

Because of this I say to you, all things, as many as ye may ask, praying, believe that ye receive, and it will be for you.

Hebrews 13:21

may he make you fully qualified in every good work in order to do his will, doing in you what is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory into the ages of the ages. Truly.

James 5:16

Confess ye the trespasses to each other, and pray for each other so that ye may be healed. A working supplication of a righteous man is very powerful.

Psalm 10:17

LORD, thou have heard the desire of the humble. Thou will prepare their heart, thou will cause thine ear to hear,

Psalm 34:4

I sought LORD, and he answered me, and delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 34:15-17

The eyes of LORD are toward the righteous, and his ears are [open] to their {prayer (LXX/NT)}.

Psalm 50:15

And call upon me in the day of trouble. I will deliver thee, and thou shall glorify me.

Psalm 66:18-19

If I regard iniquity in my heart, LORD will not hear.

Psalm 145:18-19

LORD is near to all those who call upon him, to all who call upon him in truth.

Proverbs 15:29

LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye LORD while he may be found. Call ye upon him while he is near.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray to me, and I will hearken to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to me, and I will answer thee, and will show thee great things, and difficult, which thou know not.

Matthew 7:7-8

Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:24-25

Therefore every man, whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will compare him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them. And lo, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased. Hear ye him.

Luke 11:9-13

And I say to you, ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened.

John 6:29

Jesus answered, and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe in that man whom he has sent.

John 14:13

And anything whatever ye may ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 15:7

If ye dwell in me, and my sayings dwell in you, ye will ask whatever ye may want, and it will be done to you.

John 15:10

If ye keep my commandments, ye will dwell in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments, and dwell in his love.

John 16:23-24

And in that day ye will ask me nothing. Truly, truly, I say to you, that as many things as ye may ask the Father in my name, he will give you.

Acts 17:30

Indeed therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands for all men everywhere to repent.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.

Philippians 4:18

But I receive all things, and I abound. I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, an aroma of fragrance, an acceptable sacrifice well-pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

For you to walk worthily of the Lord for every desire to please, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God,

James 1:5

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask from God who gives to all generously and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.

1 John 3:23-24

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love each other, just as he gave command.

1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

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