Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

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 hearts condemn us not, then have we trust to God ward; 22 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. 23 And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave commandment.



Cross References

John 8:29

And he that sent me is with me. The father hath not left me alone; For I do always those things that please him."

John 9:31

For we be sure that God heareth not sinners: But if any man be a worshipper of God, and do what his will is, him heareth he.

Matthew 21:22

And whatsoever thing ye shall ask in your prayers if ye believe, ye shall receive it."

Mark 11:24

Therefore I say unto you, Whatsoever ye desire when ye pray, believe that ye shall have it and it shall be done unto you.

Hebrews 13:21

make you perfect in all good works, to do his will, working in you that which is pleasant in his sight through Iesus Christ: To whom be praise for ever while the world endureth. Amen.

James 5:16

Knowledge your faults one to another: and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man availeth much, if it be fervent.

Psalm 10:17

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the poor; thou preparest their heart, and thine ear hearkeneth thereto,

Psalm 34:4

I sought the LORD, and he heard me; yea, he delivered me out of all my fear.

Psalm 34:15-17

For the eyes of the LORD are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.

Psalm 50:15

And call upon me in the time of trouble; so will I hear thee, and thou shalt praise me."

Psalm 66:18-19

If I incline unto wickedness with my heart, the LORD will not hear me.

Psalm 145:18-19

The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, yea, all such as call upon him faithfully.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the ungodly; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 28:9

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, his prayer shall be abhorred.

Isaiah 1:15

When ye hold out your hands, I will turn my eyes from you. And though ye make many prayers, yet will I hear nothing at all; for your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD, while he may be found, and call upon him while he is nigh.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Ye shall cry unto me, ye shall go and call upon me, and I shall hear you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Thou hast cried unto me, and I have heard thee: I have showed great and high things, which were unknown unto you."

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Matthew 7:24-25

"Whosoever heareth of me these sayings, and doeth the same, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house on a rock:

Matthew 17:5

While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud shadowed them. And behold, there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, "This is my dear son, in whom I delight; hear him."

Luke 11:9-13

"And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

John 6:29

Jesus answered, and said unto them, "This is the work of God: that ye believe on him whom he hath sent."

John 14:13

And whatsoever ye ask in my name, that will I do, that the father might be glorified by the son.

John 15:7

If ye abide in me, and my words also abide in you: ask what ye will, and it shall be done to you.

John 15:10

If ye shall keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love: even as I have kept my father's commandments, and abide in his love.

John 16:23-24

"And in that day shall ye ask me no question. Verily, verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the father in my name, he will give it you.

Acts 17:30

And the time of this ignorance God regarded not: but now he biddeth all men everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

witnessing both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, the repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.

Philippians 4:18

I received all, and have plenty. I was even filled after that I have received of Epaphroditus, that which came from you, an odor that smelleth sweet, a sacrifice accepted and pleasant to God.

Colossians 1:10

that ye might walk worthy of the Lord in all things that please, being fruitful in all good works and increasing in the knowledge of God

James 1:5

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, which giveth to all men indifferently and casteth no man in the teeth; and it shall be given him.

1 John 3:23-24

And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave commandment.

1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence that we have in him: that if we ask ought, according to his will, he heareth us.

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