Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Holman Bible

“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

"Keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you.

American Standard Version

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Amplified

Ask and keep on asking and it will be given to you; seek and keep on seeking and you will find; knock and keep on knocking and the door will be opened to you.

An Understandable Version

"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

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

Bible in Basic English

Make a request, and it will be answered; what you are searching for you will get; give the sign, and the door will be open to you:

Common New Testament

"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

Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and ye shall find: knock, and the door shall be opened.

Darby Translation

Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.

Godbey New Testament

Ask, and it shall be given unto you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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

Julia Smith Translation

Ask, and it shall be given you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.

King James 2000

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"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

Ask and it shall be given to you; seek and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Moffatt New Testament

Ask and the gift will be yours, seek and you will find, knock and the door will open to you;

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

"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

"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Ask, and your prayer shall be granted; search, and you shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you.

Webster

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you:

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

"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

"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Youngs Literal Translation

'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
Ask
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

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

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

ye shall find
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

κρούω 
Krouo 
Usage: 2

it shall be opened
ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 7:7

References

Images Matthew 7:7

Prayers for Matthew 7:7

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Ask, Seek, Knock

6 Do not give what is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them by their feet, and having turn back may lacerate you. 7 Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 For every man 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, as many as ye may ask in prayer, believing, ye will receive.

John 15:7

If ye dwell in me, and my sayings dwell in you, ye will ask whatever ye may want, and it will be done to you.

Mark 11:24

Because of this I say to you, all things, as many as ye may ask, praying, believe that ye receive, and it will be for you.

1 John 3:22

and whatever we may ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do things pleasing in his sight.

John 15:16

Ye did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and appointed you, so that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit may remain, so that anything whatever ye may ask of the Father in my name, he may give you.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Luke 11:9-13

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

John 14:13-14

And anything whatever ye may ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 16:23-24

And in that day ye will ask me nothing. Truly, truly, I say to you, that as many things as ye may ask the Father in my name, he will give you.

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently shall find me.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray to me, and I will hearken to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to me, and I will answer thee, and will show thee great things, and difficult, which thou know not.

Matthew 7:11

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?

James 1:5-6

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask from God who gives to all generously and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.

Psalm 10:4

The wicked man, in the pride of his countenance, [says], He will not require [it]. All his thoughts are, There is no God.

Psalm 10:17

LORD, thou have heard the desire of the humble. Thou will prepare their heart, thou will cause thine ear to hear,

Psalm 27:8

My heart said to thee, I have sought thy face. O LORD, I will seek thy face.

Psalm 50:15

And call upon me in the day of trouble. I will deliver thee, and thou shall glorify me.

Psalm 69:32

The meek have seen it, and are glad. Ye who seek after God, let your heart live.

Psalm 70:4

Let all those who seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee. And let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, LORD, are good, and ready to forgive, and abundant in loving kindness to all those who call upon thee.

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory ye in his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek LORD rejoice.

Psalm 119:12

Blessed are thou, O LORD. Teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 145:18-19

LORD is near to all those who call upon him, to all who call upon him in truth.

Song of Songs 3:2

[I said], I will rise now, and go around the city. In the streets and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye LORD while he may be found. Call ye upon him while he is near.

Amos 5:4

For thus says LORD to the house of Israel: Seek ye me, and ye shall live.

Matthew 6:33

But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 7:8

For every man who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

Matthew 18:19

Again I say to you truly, that if two of you should agree on the earth concerning every matter, whatever they might ask, it will happen for them from my Father in the heavens.

Luke 18:1

And he also spoke a parable to them about it being necessary to always pray, and not to give up,

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, If thou had known the gift of God, and who it is who says to thee, Give me to drink, thou would have asked him, and he would have given thee living water.

Romans 3:11

There is no man who understands. There is no man who seeks God.

Hebrews 11:6

And apart from faith it is impossible to please him. For he who comes to God must believe that he is, and becomes a rewarder of those who search for him.

James 5:15

And the prayer of faith will rescue him who is depressed, and the Lord will rouse him. And if he should be a man who has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.

Revelation 3:17-18

Because thou say, I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing, and do not know that thou are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

Luke 13:25

From the time the house-ruler has risen up, and has closed the door, and ye begin to stand outside, and to knock the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us, and having answered, he will say to you, I know not where ye are from,

Romans 2:7

to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain