Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

"So I say to you, keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.

International Standard Version

So I say to you: Keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you,

A Conservative Version

And I say to you, ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

So I say to you, Ask and keep on asking and it shall be given you; seek and keep on seeking and you shall find; knock and keep on knocking and the door shall be opened to you.

An Understandable Version

And I tell you, ask [God for something] and it will be given to you; look [to God for something] and you will find it; knock [on the door of opportunity] and it will be opened up to you.

Anderson New Testament

And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.

Bible in Basic English

And I say to you, Make requests, and they will be answered; what you are searching for, you will get; when you give the sign, the door will be open to you.

Common New Testament

So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I tell you likewise, ask, and it shall be given: seek, and ye shall find: knock, and the door shall be opened.

Darby Translation

And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.

Godbey New Testament

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given unto you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

So I tell you, ask, and what you ask will be given you. Search, and you will find what you search for. Knock, and the door will open to you.

John Wesley New Testament

because he is his friend, yet, because of his importunity, he will rise and give him as many as he needeth. And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given you, seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened to you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And I say ' to you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.

King James 2000

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I tell you, ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"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.

Moffatt New Testament

So I tell you, ask and the gift will be yours, seek and you will find, knock and the door will open to you;

Montgomery New Testament

"So I say to you. "Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock and it shall be opened to you.

NET Bible

"So I tell you: Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

New Heart English Bible

"I tell you, ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you.

Noyes New Testament

And I say to you, Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and ye will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.

Sawyer New Testament

And I tell you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you;

The Emphasized Bible

I, therefore, unto you, say - Be asking, and it shall be given to you, Be seeking, and ye shall find, - Be knocking, and it shall be opened unto you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And so I say to you--Ask, and your prayer shall be granted: search, and you shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you.

Webster

And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you.

Weymouth New Testament

"So I say to you, 'Ask, and what you ask for shall be given to you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you.'

Williams New Testament

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.

World English Bible

"I tell you, keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep seeking, and you will find. Keep knocking, and it will be opened to you.

Worrell New Testament

And I say to you, ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you:

Worsley New Testament

And so I tell you, Ask and it shall be given you, seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

and





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

it shall be given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
Usage: 130

κρούω 
Krouo 
Usage: 2

it shall be opened
ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 11:9

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Ask, Seek, Knock

8 "I tell you, even though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will get up and give him as much as he needs. 9 "So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 10 "For everyone who asks, receives; and he who seeks, finds; and to him who knocks, it will be opened.


Cross References

Matthew 21:22

"And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

Psalm 118:5

From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.

Mark 11:24

"Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.

John 14:13

"Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 15:7

"If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

John 15:16

"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

John 16:23-24

"In that day you will not question Me about anything Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

1 John 3:22

and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.

1 John 5:14-15

This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

Psalm 27:4

One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple.

Psalm 27:8

When You said, "Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O LORD, I shall seek."

Psalm 34:4

I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the LORD be glad.

Song of Songs 3:1-4

"On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him.

Song of Songs 5:6

"I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and had gone! My heart went out to him as he spoke I searched for him but I did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me.

Isaiah 45:19

"I have not spoken in secret, In some dark land; I did not say to the offspring of Jacob, 'Seek Me in a waste place'; I, the LORD, speak righteousness, Declaring things that are upright.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Jeremiah 29:12

'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'

Daniel 9:3

So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.

Amos 5:4-6

For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel, "Seek Me that you may live.

Matthew 6:29

yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.

Matthew 7:7-11

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Mark 13:37

"What I say to you I say to all, 'Be on the alert!'"

Luke 13:24-25

"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

John 1:45-49

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found Him of whom Moses in the Law and also the Prophets wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water."

Acts 10:4-6

And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, "What is it, Lord?" And he said to him, "Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.

Romans 2:7

to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;

2 Corinthians 6:2

for He says, "AT THE ACCEPTABLE TIME I LISTENED TO YOU, AND ON THE DAY OF SALVATION I HELPED YOU." Behold, now is "THE ACCEPTABLE TIME," behold, now is "THE DAY OF SALVATION"--

2 Corinthians 12:8-9

Concerning this I implored the Lord three times that it might leave me.

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

James 5:15

and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.

Revelation 2:24

'But I say to you, the rest who are in Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not known the deep things of Satan, as they call them--I place no other burden on you.

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