Parallel Verses

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.

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 [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.

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 My loved ones, if our heart does not say that we have done wrong, we have no fear before him; 22 And he gives us all our requests, because we keep his laws and do the things which are pleasing in his eyes. 23 And this is his law, that we have faith in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love for one another, even as he said to us.



Cross References

John 8:29

He who sent me is with me; he has not gone from me, because at all times I do the things which are pleasing to him.

John 9:31

We have knowledge that God does not give ear to sinners, but if any man is a worshipper of God and does his pleasure, to him God's ears are open.

Matthew 21:22

And all things, whatever you make request for in prayer, having faith, you will get.

Mark 11:24

For this reason I say to you, Whatever you make a request for in prayer, have faith that it has been given to you, and you will have it.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you full of every good work and ready to do all his desires, working in us whatever is pleasing in his eyes through Jesus Christ; and may the glory be given to him for ever and ever. So be it.

James 5:16

So then, make a statement of your sins to one another, and say prayers for one another so that you may be made well. The prayer of a good man is full of power in its working.

Psalm 10:17

Lord, you have given ear to the prayer of the poor: you will make strong their hearts, you will give them a hearing:

Psalm 34:4

I was searching for the Lord, and he gave ear to my voice, and made me free from all my fears.

Psalm 34:15-17

The eyes of the Lord are on the upright, and his ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 34:15

The eyes of the Lord are on the upright, and his ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 66:18-19

I said in my heart, The Lord will not give ear to me:

Psalm 66:18-19

I said in my heart, The Lord will not give ear to me:

Proverbs 15:29

The Lord is far from sinners, but his ear is open to the prayer of the upright.

Proverbs 28:9

As for the man whose ear is turned away from hearing the law, even his prayer is disgusting.

Isaiah 1:15

And when your hands are stretched out to me, my eyes will be turned away from you: even though you go on making prayers, I will not give ear: your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Make search for the Lord while he is there, make prayer to him while he is near:

Jeremiah 29:12-13

And you will go on crying to me and making prayer to me, and I will give ear to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Let your cry come to me, and I will give you an answer, and let you see great things and secret things of which you had no knowledge.

Matthew 7:7-8

Make a request, and it will be answered; what you are searching for you will get; give the sign, and the door will be open to you:

Matthew 7:24-25

Everyone, then, to whom my words come and who does them, will be like a wise man who made his house on a rock;

Matthew 17:5

While he was still talking, a bright cloud came over them: and a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my dearly loved Son, with whom I am well pleased; give ear to him.

Luke 11:9-13

And I say to you, Make requests, and they will be answered; what you are searching for, you will get; when you give the sign, the door will be open to you.

John 6:29

Jesus, answering, said to them, This is to do the work of God: to have faith in him whom God has sent.

John 14:13

And whatever request you make in my name, that I will do, so that the Father may have glory in the Son.

John 15:7

If you are in me at all times, and my words are in you, then anything for which you make a request will be done for you.

John 15:10

If you keep my laws, you will be ever in my love, even as I have kept my Father's laws, and am ever in his love.

John 16:23-24

And on that day you will put no questions to me. Truly I say to you, Whatever request you make to the Father, he will give it to you in my name.

Acts 17:30

Those times when men had no knowledge were overlooked by God; but now he gives orders to all men in every place to undergo a change of heart:

Acts 20:21

Preaching to Jews and to Greeks the need for a turning of the heart to God, and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 4:18

I have all things and more than enough: I am made full, having had from Epaphroditus the things which came from you, a perfume of a sweet smell, an offering well pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

Living uprightly in the approval of the Lord, giving fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

James 1:5

But if any man among you is without wisdom, let him make his request to God, who gives freely to all without an unkind word, and it will be given to him.

1 John 3:23-24

And this is his law, that we have faith in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love for one another, even as he said to us.

1 John 5:14

And we are certain that if we make any request to him which is right in his eyes, he will give ear to us:

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