Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?

New American Standard Bible

"Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

King James Version

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

International Standard Version

What father among you, if his son asks for bread, would give him a stone, or if he asks for a fish, would give him a snake instead of the fish?

A Conservative Version

And which father of you, if the son will ask a loaf, will give him a stone, or also if a fish, in place of a fish will give him a serpent?

American Standard Version

And of which of you that is a father shall his son ask a loaf, and he give him a stone? or a fish, and he for a fish give him a serpent?

Amplified

What father among you, if his son asks for a loaf of bread, will give him a stone; or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent?

An Understandable Version

And what father among you, whose son asks [him] {{Some ancient manuscripts add for a loaf of bread, will give him a stone [instead]? Or, [if he asks]}} for a fish, will give him a snake [instead]?

Anderson New Testament

If a son ask bread of any one of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he, instead of a fish, give him a serpent?

Bible in Basic English

And which of you, being a father, will give a stone to his son, who makes request for bread? or for a fish, will give him a snake?

Common New Testament

What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent?

Daniel Mace New Testament

what father among you would give his son a stone, when he asketh for bread? or if for a fish, instead of a fish would he give him a serpent?

Darby Translation

But of whom of you that is a father shall a son ask bread, and the father shall give him a stone? or also a fish, and instead of a fish shall give him a serpent?

Godbey New Testament

And which father of you shall if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? or indeed a fish, will he instead of a fish give him a serpent?

Goodspeed New Testament

Which of you fathers, if his son asks him for a fish will give him a snake instead?

John Wesley New Testament

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

Julia Smith Translation

And shall a son ask bread of any of you a father, will he give him a stone ? and if a fish, for a fish he will not give him a serpent.

King James 2000

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he asks for a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But what father from among you, [if his] son will ask for a fish, instead of a fish will give him a snake?

Modern King James verseion

For what father of you, if the son asks for bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a snake for a fish?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If the son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father: will he give him a stone? Or if he ask fish, will he for a fish, give him a serpent?

Moffatt New Testament

What father among you, if asked by his son for a loaf, will hand him a stone? Or, if asked for a fish, will hand him a serpent instead of a fish?

Montgomery New Testament

"What father is there among you who, if his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish will give him instead a serpent?

NET Bible

What father among you, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?

New Heart English Bible

"Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, he won't give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Noyes New Testament

And what father is there, among you, who, if his son ask for bread, will give him a stone? or if he ask for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent?

Sawyer New Testament

And what father is there of you, who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? or if he asks also for a fish, will for a fish give him a serpent?

The Emphasized Bible

But which is the father, from among yourselves, whom the son will ask for, a fish, who, instead of a fish, will give him, a serpent?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For what father of you, if his son ask a loaf, will he give him a stone? or if a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

Twentieth Century New Testament

What father among you, if his son asks him for a fish, will give him a snake instead,

Webster

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he shall ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

Weymouth New Testament

And what father is there among you, who, if his son asks for a slice of bread, will offer him a stone? or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish offer him a snake?

Williams New Testament

Now is there a father among you who, if his son asks him for a fish, will give him a snake instead?

World English Bible

"Which of you fathers, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he won't give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Worrell New Testament

And of which of you that is a father shall his son ask bread, and he give him a stone? or a fish, and he, instead of a fish, give him a serpent?

Worsley New Testament

If a son ask bread of any father among you, will he give him a stone? and if he ask for a fish, will he instead of a fish give him a serpent? or if he ask for an egg,

Youngs Literal Translation

And of which of you -- the father -- if the son shall ask a loaf, a stone will he present to him? and if a fish, will he instead of a fish, a serpent present to him?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

a son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

ἄρτος 
Artos 
Usage: 61

of any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

of you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

that is a father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

will he give
ἐπιδίδωμι 
Epididomi 
Usage: 5

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

a stone
λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

or

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

he ask a fish
ἰχθύς 
Ichthus 
Usage: 16

will he
ἐπιδίδωμι 
Epididomi 
Usage: 5

for
ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

a fish
ἰχθύς 
Ichthus 
Usage: 16

ἐπιδίδωμι 
Epididomi 
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 11:11

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Ask, Seek, Knock

10 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. 11 What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish? 12 Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?


Cross References

Isaiah 49:15

“Can a woman forget her nursing child,
or lack compassion for the child of her womb?
Even if these forget,
yet I will not forget you.

Matthew 7:9

What man among you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?

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