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 with faith, and without any doubt, for the man who doubts is like the billowing sea, driven and blown about by the wind.
Matthew 20:22
But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking for! Can you drink what I am going to drink?" They answered, "Yes, we can."
Mark 10:38
Jesus said to them, "You do not know what you are asking for. Can you drink what I am drinking, or undergo the baptism that I am undergoing?"
1 John 3:22
and we obtain from him whatever we ask for, because we are obeying his commands and doing the things that please him.
1 John 5:14
And we have confidence in him, that if we ask him for anything that is in accordance with his will, he will listen to us.

Ye may

Luke 15:13
Not many days later, the younger son gathered up all he had, and went away to a distant country, and there he squandered his property by fast living.
Luke 16:1
And he said to his disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and it was reported to him that this man was squandering his property.


James 4:1
What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?

General references

Luke 11:10
For it is always the one who asks who receives, and the one who searches who finds, and the one who knocks to whom the door opens.
Galatians 5:15
But if you bite one another and eat one another, take care, or you will be destroyed by one another.
James 1:7
Such a man must not expect to get anything from the Lord??8 an irresolute person like him, who is uncertain about everything he does.