Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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 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 Or if he asks a fish, will he give him a snake? 11 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? 12 Therefore all things, whatever you desire that men should do to you, do even so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.


Cross References

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled a sweet odor. And Jehovah said in His heart, I will never again curse the ground for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth. And I will not again smite every living thing as I have done.

Psalm 84:11

For Jehovah God is a sun and shield; Jehovah will give grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Romans 8:32

Truly He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?

1 John 3:1

Behold what manner of love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God. Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

1 John 4:10

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation concerning our sins.

Exodus 34:6-7

And Jehovah passed by before him and proclaimed, Jehovah! Jehovah God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

2 Samuel 7:19

And this was yet a small thing in Your sight, O Lord God. But You have spoken also of Your servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of men, O Lord God?

Job 15:16

How much more hateful and filthy is man, who drinks iniquity like water?

Psalm 85:12

Yea, Jehovah shall give good; and our land shall yield its increase.

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are good and ready to forgive, and rich in mercy to all those who call on You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O God, are God full of pity, and gracious, long-suffering, and rich in mercy and truth.

Psalm 103:11-13

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so is His mercy toward those who fear Him.

Isaiah 49:15

Can a woman forget her suckling child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, they may forget, yet I will not forget you.

Isaiah 55:8-9

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor your ways My ways, says Jehovah.

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it?

Jeremiah 33:14

Behold, the days come, says Jehovah, that I will establish the good thing which I have spoken to the house of Israel and to the house of Judah.

Hosea 11:8-9

How shall I give you up, Ephraim? How shall I deliver you, Israel? How shall I make you like Admah? How shall I set you as Zeboim? My heart is turned within Me; My compassions are kindled together.

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah. Say to Him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously, that we may repay with the calves of our lips.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity and passes by the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He does not keep His anger forever, because He delights in mercy.

Malachi 1:6

A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is My fear? says Jehovah of Hosts to you, O priests who despise My name. And you say, In what way have we despised Your name?

Luke 2:10-11

And the angel said to them, Do not fear. For behold, I give to you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

Luke 11:11-13

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?

John 3:16

For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Romans 3:9

What then? Do we excel? No, in no way; for we have before charged both Jews and Greeks all with being under sin,

Romans 3:19

But we know that whatever things the Law says, it says to those who are under the Law; so that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be under judgment before God,

Romans 5:8-10

But God commends His love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.

2 Corinthians 9:8-15

And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that in everything, always having all self-sufficiency, you may abound to every good work;

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture shut up all under sin, so that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

Ephesians 2:1-5

And He has made you alive, who were once dead in trespasses and sins,

Titus 3:3-7

For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, slaving for various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness nor shadow of turning.

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