Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.


General references

Bible References

Ask, and

James 1:6
But he must ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.
Matthew 20:22
But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking for. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."
Mark 10:38
But Jesus said to them, "You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?"
1 John 3:22
and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.
1 John 5:14
And this is the confidence which we have in him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

Ye may

Luke 15:13
Not many days after, the younger son gathered together all he had and took his journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in loose living.
Luke 16:1
He also said to his disciples: "There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and an accusation was brought to him that this man was wasting his goods.


James 4:1
What causes quarrels and fights among you? Is it not your passions that are at war in your members?

General references

Luke 11:10
For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
Galatians 5:15
But if you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another.
James 1:7
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,