Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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.

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 Dearly beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have freedom of speech towards God. 22 And whatever we ask, we receive of him, for we keep his commands, and do things pleasing before him. 23 And this is his command, That we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us command.



Cross References

John 8:29

And he having sent me is with me: the Father has not left me alone; for I do always things pleasing to him.

John 9:31

And we know that God hears not the sinful: but if any be godly, and do his will, this he hears.

Matthew 21:22

And all things, whatever ye ask in prayer, believing, shall ye receive.

Mark 11:24

For this I say to you, All things whatever, praying, ye ask, believe that ye receive, and it shall be to you.

Hebrews 13:21

Put you in proper order in every good work for doing his will, doing in you the thing pleasing before him, by Jesus Christ; to whom glory for the time of times. Amen.

James 5:16

Acknowledge your faults to one another, and pray for one another, that ye might be healed. The prayer of the just, being energetic, is very powerful.

Psalm 10:17

Thou heardest the desire of the poor, O Jehovah: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to attend.

Psalm 34:4

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

Psalm 34:15-17

The eyes of Jehovah upon the just, and his ears to their cries.

Psalm 50:15

And call upon me in the day of straits: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt honor me.

Psalm 66:18-19

If I saw vanity in my heart, Jehovah will not hear.

Psalm 145:18-19

Jehovah is near to all calling upon him, to all who shall call upon him in truth.

Proverbs 15:29

Jehovah is far off from the unjust: and he will hear the prayer of the just

Proverbs 28:9

He turning away his ear from hearing the law, also his prayer is an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15

And in the spreading forth of your hands I will hide mine eyes from you.; also when ye shall multiply prayer I hear not: your hands were full of blood.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye Jehovah in his being found, and call him in his being near.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

And ye called me, and went and prayed to me, and I heard to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to me and I will answer thee, and I will announce to thee great and mighty things which thou knewest them not

Matthew 7:7-8

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

Matthew 7:24-25

Therefore, every one which hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a discerning man which built his house upon the rock.

Matthew 17:5

He yet speaking, behold, a shining cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my dearly beloved Son, in whom I was contented; hear ye him.

Luke 11:9-13

And I say ' to you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.

John 6:29

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

John 14:13

And whatever ye ask in my name, this will I do, that the Father might be honoured by the Son.

John 15:7

If ye remain in me, and my words remain in you, ye shall ask whatever ye wish, and it shall be to you.

John 15:10

If ye keep my commands, ye shall remain in my love; as I have kept my Father's commands, and remain in his love.

John 16:23-24

And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Truly, truly, I say to you, That whatever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give you.

Acts 17:30

Therefore truly, God having overlooked the times of ignorance, now announces to all men everywhere to repent:

Acts 20:21

Testifying to both Jews, and Greeks, repentance towards God, and the faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 4:18

And I have all, and abound: I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a smell of sweet odor, a sacrifice acceptable, pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

For you to walk worthy of the Lord in all pleasing behavior, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

James 1:5

If any of you is forsaken of wisdom, let him ask of God, giving to all plainly, blaming not; and it shall be given him.

1 John 3:23-24

And this is his command, That we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us command.

1 John 5:14

And this is the freedom of speech which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us:

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