Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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.

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 consciences do not condemn us, we come with perfect confidence to God, 22 and we obtain from Him whatever we ask for, because we practice obedience to His commands and do what pleases Him. 23 His command is this, that we should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ and practice loving one another, just as He commanded us to do.



Cross References

John 8:29

Yes, He who sent me is ever with me; I am not alone, because I always practice what pleases Him."

John 9:31

We know that God does not listen to sinful men, but He does listen to anyone who worships God and lives to do His will.

Matthew 21:22

And whatever you ask for in prayer, if you believe it, you will get it."

Mark 11:24

So then I tell you, whenever you pray and ask for anything, have faith that it has been granted you, and you will get it.

Hebrews 13:21

perfectly fit you to do His will, He Himself, through Jesus Christ, accomplishing through you what is pleasing to Him. To Him be glory forever and ever. Amen.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16-17

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16-19

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16-19

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16-7

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16-13

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

James 5:16

So practice confessing your sins to one another, and praying for one another, that you may be cured. An upright man's prayer, when it keeps at work, is very powerful.

Matthew 7:7-8

"Keep on asking, and the gift will be given you; keep on seeking, and you will find; keep on knocking, and the door will open to you.

Matthew 7:24-25

"So everyone who listens to my words and practices their teaching, will be like a prudent man who built his house on a rocky foundation.

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, a bright cloud cast its shadow over them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, my Beloved, in whom I am delighted. Keep on listening to Him!"

Luke 11:9-13

So I tell you, keep on asking, and the gift will be given you; keep on seeking, and you will find; keep on knocking, and the door will open to you.

John 6:29

Jesus answered them, "The work that God demands of you is this, to believe in the messenger whom He has sent."

John 14:13

And anything you ask for as bearers of my name I will do for you, so that the Father may be glorified through the Son.

John 15:7

If you remain in union with me and my words remain in you, you may ask whatever you please and you shall have it.

John 15:10

If you continue to keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commands and remain in His love.

John 16:23-24

At that time you will ask me no more questions. I most solemnly say to you, the Father will give you, as bearers of my name, whatever you ask Him for.

Acts 17:30

Though God overlooked those times of ignorance, He now commands all men everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

but constantly and earnestly I urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn with repentance to God and to have faith in our Lord Jesus.

Philippians 4:18

I have received your payment in full, and more too. I am amply supplied after getting the things you sent by Epaphroditus; they are like sweet incense, the kind of sacrifice that God accepts and approves.

Colossians 1:10

so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord to His full satisfaction, by perennially bearing fruit in every good enterprise and by a steady growth in fuller knowledge of God;

James 1:5

But if any one of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask God who generously gives to everyone and never reproaches one with its lack, and it will be given to him.

1 John 3:23-24

His command is this, that we should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ and practice loving one another, just as He commanded us to do.

1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask for anything that is in accordance with His will, He will listen to us.

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