Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

If ye, therefore, being evil, know to give good gifts to your children how much more will your Father which is in the heavens give good things to those asking him?

New American Standard Bible

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!

King James Version

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Holman Bible

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!

International Standard Version

So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who keep on asking him!

A Conservative Version

If ye therefore, being evil, know to give good gifts to your children, how much more your Father in the heavens will give good things to those who ask him?

American Standard Version

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Amplified

If you then, evil (sinful by nature) as you are, know how to give good and advantageous gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven [perfect as He is] give what is good and advantageous to those who keep on asking Him.

An Understandable Version

If then you know how to give good gifts to your children, even though you are sinful [human beings], how much more [likely] is it that your Father in heaven will give good things to those who ask Him?

Anderson New Testament

If then you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him?

Bible in Basic English

If you, then, being evil, are able to give good things to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who make requests to him?

Common New Testament

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Daniel Mace New Testament

if ye then, as wicked as ye are, know how to bestow proper gifts upon your children; how much more shall your heavenly father give good things to them that ask him?

Darby Translation

If therefore ye, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to them that ask of him?

Godbey New Testament

Therefore if you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to them that ask Him?

Goodspeed New Testament

So if you, bad as you are, know enough to give your children what is good, how much more surely will your Father in heaven give what is good to those who ask him for it!

John Wesley New Testament

If ye then being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him?

King James 2000

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore if you, [although you] are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him?

Modern King James verseion

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father in Heaven give good things to those who ask Him?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye then, which are evil, can give to your children good gifts, how much more shall your father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask of him?

Moffatt New Testament

Well, if for all your evil you know to give your children what is good, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him?

Montgomery New Testament

"If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask him?

NET Bible

If you then, although you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!

New Heart English Bible

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him.

Noyes New Testament

If ye then, though evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him!

Sawyer New Testament

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to them that ask him.

The Emphasized Bible

If then, ye, being, evil, know how, good gifts, to be giving unto your children, how much more, will, your Father who is in the heavens, give good things to them that ask, him?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If ye then, evil as ye are, know how to bestow good gifts on your children; how much more will your Father who is in heaven, bestow good things on those who ask him?

Twentieth Century New Testament

If you, then, wicked though you are, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in Heaven give what is good to those that ask him!

Webster

If ye then being evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Weymouth New Testament

If you then, imperfect as you are, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in Heaven give good things to those who ask Him!

Williams New Testament

So if you, in spite of your being bad, know how to give your children what is good, how much more surely will your heavenly Father give what is good to those who keep on asking Him?

World English Bible

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Worrell New Testament

If, therefore, ye, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father Who is in Heaven give good things to those asking Him?

Worsley New Testament

If ye then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good things to them that ask Him?

Youngs Literal Translation

if, therefore, ye being evil, have known good gifts to give to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to those asking him?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

to give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

δόμα 
Doma 
Usage: 2

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

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

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

πόσος 
Posos 
Usage: 9

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

to them that

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ask
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 7:11

References

American

Easton

Images Matthew 7:11

Prayers for Matthew 7:11

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Ask, Seek, Knock

10 And if he ask a fish, he will not give him a serpent? 11 If ye, therefore, being evil, know to give good gifts to your children how much more will your Father which is in the heavens give good things to those asking him? 12 Therefore all whatever ye would that men should do to you, so also do ye to them; for this is the law and the prophets.


Cross References

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah will see that great the evil of man in the earth, and every formation of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the days.

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled a smell of sweetness; and Jehovah will say in his heart, I will not gather to curse the earth yet again on account of man; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth: and I will not gather yet again to smite every living thing according to which I did.

Psalm 84:11

For Jehovah God a sun and shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; he will not withhold good to those going uprightly.

Romans 8:32

Who truly spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, and how not with him will he freely give us all?

1 John 3:1

See ye, what kind of love the Father has given us, that we should be called the children of God: for this the world knows us not, for it knew him not.

1 John 4:10

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.

Exodus 34:6-7

And Jehovah will pass by before him, and Jehovah will call, Jehovah God merciful and compassionate, deferring anger, and much in kindness and truth,

2 Samuel 7:19

And this yet will be small in thine eyes, Lord Jehovah; and thou wilt speak also to the house of thy servant for remoteness. And this the law of man, Lord Jehovah?

Job 15:16

How much more abominable and corrupt is man drinking iniquity as water!

Psalm 85:12

Also Jehovah will give good, and our land shall give her produce.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, O Jehovah, art good and forgiving, and great of mercy to all calling to thee.

Psalm 86:15

And thou, O Jehovah, art a God compassionate and merciful, and slow to anger and great of mercy and truth.

Psalm 103:11-13

For as the height of the heavens above the earth, his mercy prevailed upon those fearing him.

Isaiah 49:15

Shall a woman forget her child, from pitying the son of her womb? also these shall forget, and I shall not forget thee.

Isaiah 55:8-9

For not my purposes your purposes and not your ways my ways, says Jehovah

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all, and man himself, who shall know him?

Jeremiah 33:14

Behold, the days coming, says Jehovah, and I raised up the good word which I spake to the house of Israel and for the house of Judah.

Hosea 11:8-9

How shall I give thee up, O Ephraim? Shall I deliver thee over, O Israel? How shall I give thee as the earth? Shall I set thee as roes? My heart was turned upon me; my grievings were kindled together.

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words and turn back to Jehovah: say to him, Thou wilt take away all iniquity, and take good: and we will requite the fruits of our lips.

Micah 7:18

Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.

Malachi 1:6

A son will honor the father, and the servant his lord; and if I a father, where mine honor? and if I their lord, where my fear? said Jehovah of armies to you, O priests despising my name. And ye said, In what did we despise thy name?

Luke 2:10-11

And the messenger said to them, Fear not : for, behold, I announce you good news, great joy, which shall be to all people.

Luke 11:11-13

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.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only born Son, that every one believing in him perish not, but have eternal life.

Romans 3:9

What advantage therefore have we? Not in any way: for we before accused both Jews and Greeks, all to be under sin.

Romans 3:19

And we know that whatever says the law, it speaks to them in the law: that every mouth be shut, and all the world be culpable to God.

Romans 5:8-10

And God recommends his own love to us, that we yet being sinful, Christ died for us.

2 Corinthians 9:8-15

And God able for all grace to abound in you; having always all sufficiency in everything, ye abound in every good work:

Galatians 3:22

But the writing shut up all things under sin, that the promise from faith of Jesus Christ might be given to the believing.

Ephesians 2:1-5

And ye being dead in faults and in sins;

Titus 3:3-7

For once we also were unwise disobedient, deceived, being slaves to eager desires and various pleasures, living in vexation and envy, hated, and hating one another.

James 1:17

Every good donation and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom not one change, or shadow of turning.

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