Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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.

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 offer sacred things to dogs, and do not throw your pearls in front of [wild] pigs [i.e., to those who will not appreciate them], because they will probably trample on them with their feet and then turn around and attack you. 7 "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. 8 For every person who asks will [certainly] receive; and the one who looks will [certainly] find; and to the person who knocks, the door will [certainly] be opened.


Cross References

Matthew 21:22

And everything you ask for in prayer you will receive, if you have [enough] faith."

John 15:7

If you remain in [fellowship with] me and my teaching remains in your hearts, [you can] ask for whatever you want, and it will be done for you.

Mark 11:24

Therefore I tell you, whatever things you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received them, and you will have every one of them.

1 John 3:22

and we can be assured of receiving from God whatever we ask Him for, because we are obeying His commands [i.e., especially the one about loving others] and are practicing what is pleasing to Him.

John 15:16

You [apostles] did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you to go and bear much fruit [i.e., through their evangelizing], and that your fruit should last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask Him for in my name [i.e. by my authority].

1 John 5:14-15

And this is [how we can express] boldness in our relationship with God: Whatever we ask [of God, in prayer], so long as it is in harmony with His will for us, [we know] He hears our request.

Luke 11:9-13

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.

John 14:13-14

And I will do [for you] whatever you ask in my name [i.e., by my authority], so that the Father may be honored through the Son.

John 16:23-24

At that time [i.e., after my resurrection], you will not be asking me [for] anything. Truly, truly, I tell you, if you will ask the Father for anything [then], in my name [i.e., by my authority], He will give it to you.

John 16:23

At that time [i.e., after my resurrection], you will not be asking me [for] anything. Truly, truly, I tell you, if you will ask the Father for anything [then], in my name [i.e., by my authority], He will give it to you.

John 16:23-13

At that time [i.e., after my resurrection], you will not be asking me [for] anything. Truly, truly, I tell you, if you will ask the Father for anything [then], in my name [i.e., by my authority], He will give it to you.

John 16:23

At that time [i.e., after my resurrection], you will not be asking me [for] anything. Truly, truly, I tell you, if you will ask the Father for anything [then], in my name [i.e., by my authority], He will give it to you.

Matthew 7:11

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?

James 1:5-6

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5-4

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5-19

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5-7

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

Matthew 6:33

So, you should put the kingdom of God and what He says is right first [in your lives], then all these things [i.e., food, drink and clothing] will be provided for you.

Matthew 7:8

For every person who asks will [certainly] receive; and the one who looks will [certainly] find; and to the person who knocks, the door will [certainly] be opened.

Matthew 18:19

I tell you again, if two of you agree [here] on earth concerning anything you ask for [i.e., in prayer], God in heaven will grant it to you.

Luke 18:1

Then Jesus told His disciples a parable for the purpose of showing them that they should pray continually and not become discouraged.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you [only] knew the [real] gift of God, and who it is that said to you, '[Please], give me a drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water."

Romans 3:11

No one understands [everything]. No one looks to God [all the time].

Hebrews 11:6

And unless one has faith, it is impossible for him to be pleasing to God, for the person who comes to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.

James 5:15

And if their prayer is [offered] by faith, [God] will heal the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up [from his sickbed]. And if he had sinned, he will be forgiven for them [Note: This may imply that the man's sickness was the result of some sin. In any event, his forgiveness would follow his repentance].

Revelation 3:17-18

For you are saying, 'I am wealthy; I have made plenty of money and do not need anything.' But you do not know that you are [spiritually] wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

Luke 13:25

Once the owner of the house gets up and closes the door, leaving you standing outside knocking on the door, [and] saying, 'Sir, [please] open [the door] for us.' and he answers you, 'I do not know you or where you came from,'

Romans 2:7

To the ones who continue doing what is good and who look for glory, honor and immortal life [God will give] never ending life.

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