Parallel Verses

Amplified

Keep on asking and it will be given you; keep on seeking and you will find; keep on knocking [reverently] and [the door] 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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Verse Picture

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 that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces. 7  Keep on asking and it will be given you; keep on seeking and you will find; keep on knocking [reverently] and [the door] will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who keeps on asking receives; and he who keeps on seeking finds; and to him who keeps on knocking, [the door] will be opened.


Cross References

Matthew 21:22

And whatever you ask for in prayer, having faith and [really] believing, you will receive.

John 15:7

If you live in Me [abide vitally united to Me] and My words remain in you and continue to live in your hearts, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you.

Mark 11:24

For this reason I am telling you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe (trust and be confident) that it is granted to you, and you will [get it].

1 John 3:22

And we receive from Him whatever we ask, because we [ watchfully] obey His orders [observe His suggestions and injunctions, follow His plan for us] and [ habitually] practice what is pleasing to Him.

John 15:16

You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and I have appointed you [I have planted you], that you might go and bear fruit and keep on bearing, and that your fruit may be lasting [that it may remain, abide], so that whatever you ask the Father in My Name [as presenting all that I Am], He may give it to you.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: [we are sure] that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us.

Luke 11:9-13

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.

John 14:13-14

And I will do [I Myself will grant] whatever you ask in My Name [as presenting all that I Am], so that the Father may be glorified and extolled in (through) the Son.

John 16:23-24

And when that time comes, you will ask nothing of Me [you will need to ask Me no questions]. I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that My Father will grant you whatever you ask in My Name [as presenting all that I Am].

Proverbs 8:17

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

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Then you will call upon Me, and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear and heed you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to Me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things, fenced in and hidden, which you do not know (do not distinguish and recognize, have knowledge of and understand).

Matthew 7:11

If you then, evil 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 good and advantageous things to those who keep on asking Him!

James 1:5-6

If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night. And God said, Ask what I shall give you.

Psalm 10:4

The wicked one in the pride of his countenance will not seek, inquire for, and yearn for God; all his thoughts are that there is no God [so He never punishes].

Psalm 10:17

O Lord, You have heard the desire and the longing of the humble and oppressed; You will prepare and strengthen and direct their hearts, You will cause Your ear to hear,

Psalm 27:8

You have said, Seek My face [inquire for and require My presence as your vital need]. My heart says to You, Your face (Your presence), Lord, will I seek, inquire for, and require [of necessity and on the authority of Your Word].

Psalm 50:15

And call on Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall honor and glorify Me.

Psalm 69:32

The humble shall see it and be glad; you who seek God, inquiring for and requiring Him [as your first need], let your hearts revive and live!

Psalm 70:4

May all those who seek, inquire of and for You, and require You [as their vital need] rejoice and be glad in You; and may those who love Your salvation say continually, Let God be magnified!

Psalm 86:5

For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You.

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek and require the Lord [as their indispensable necessity].

Psalm 119:12

Blessed are You, O Lord; teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 145:18-19

The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him sincerely and in truth.

Song of Songs 3:2

So I decided to go out into the city, into the streets and broad ways [which are so confusing to a country girl], and seek him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I could not find him.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found [claiming Him by necessity and by right]; call upon Him while He is near.

Amos 5:4

For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel: Seek Me [inquire for and of Me and require Me as you require food] and you shall live!

Matthew 6:33

But seek ( aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness ( His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides.

Matthew 7:8

For everyone who keeps on asking receives; and he who keeps on seeking finds; and to him who keeps on knocking, [the door] will be opened.

Matthew 18:19

Again I tell you, if two of you on earth agree (harmonize together, make a symphony together) about whatever [anything and everything] they may ask, it will come to pass and be done for them by My Father in heaven.

Luke 18:1

Also [Jesus] told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to turn coward (faint, lose heart, and give up).

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, If you had only known and had recognized God's gift and Who this is that is saying to you, Give Me a drink, you would have asked Him [instead] and He would have given you living water.

Romans 3:11

No one understands [no one intelligently discerns or comprehends]; no one seeks out God.

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please and be satisfactory to Him. For whoever would come near to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him [out].

James 5:15

And the prayer [that is] of faith will save him who is sick, and the Lord will restore him; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Revelation 3:17-18

For you say, I am rich; I have prospered and grown wealthy, and I am in need of nothing; and you do not realize and understand that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.

Luke 13:25

When once the Master of the house gets up and closes the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door [again and again], saying, Lord, open to us! He will answer you, I do not know where [ what household -- "certainly not Mine] you come from.

Romans 2:7

To those who by patient persistence in well-doing [ springing from piety] seek [unseen but sure] glory and honor and [ the eternal blessedness of] immortality, He will give eternal life.

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