Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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

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.

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 Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces. 7 “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. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.


Cross References

Matthew 21:22

And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”

John 15:7

If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you.

Mark 11:24

Therefore I tell you, all the things you pray and ask for—believe that you have receivedthem, and you will have them.

1 John 3:22

and can receive whatever we ask from Him because we keep His commands and do what is pleasing in His sight.

John 15:16

You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you.

1 John 5:14-15

Now this is the confidence we have before Him: Whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

Luke 11:9-13

“So I say to you, 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.

John 14:13-14

Whatever you ask in My name, I will do it so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 16:23-24

In that day you will not ask Me anything.“I assure you: Anything you ask the Father in My name, He will give you.

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me,
and those who search for me find me.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to Me and I will answer you and tell you great and incomprehensible things you do not know.

Matthew 7:11

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!

James 1:5-6

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.

1 Kings 3:5

At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream at night. God said, “Ask. What should I give you?”

Psalm 10:4

In all his scheming,
the wicked arrogantly thinks:
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.”

Psalm 10:17

Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their hearts.
You will listen carefully,

Psalm 27:8

My heart says this about You,
“You are to seek My face.”
Lord, I will seek Your face.

Psalm 50:15

Call on Me in a day of trouble;
I will rescue you, and you will honor Me.”

Psalm 69:32

The humble will see it and rejoice.
You who seek God, take heart!

Psalm 70:4

Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;
let those who love Your salvation
continually say, “God is great!”

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive,
rich in faithful love to all who call on You.

Psalm 105:3-4

Honor His holy name;
let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.

Psalm 119:12

Lord, may You be praised;
teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 145:18-19

The Lord is near all who call out to Him,
all who call out to Him with integrity.

Song of Songs 3:2

I will arise now and go about the city,
through the streets and the plazas.
I will seek the one I love.
I sought him, but did not find him.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the Lord while He may be found;
call to Him while He is near.

Amos 5:4

For the Lord says to the house of Israel:Seek Me and live!

Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of Godand His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.

Matthew 7:8

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

Matthew 18:19

Again, I assure you: If two of you on earth agree about any matter that you pray for, it will be done for you by My Father in heaven.

Luke 18:1

He then told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not become discouraged:

John 4:10

Jesus answered, “If you knew the gift of God, and who is saying to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would ask Him, and He would give you living water.”

Romans 3:11

There is no one who understands;
there is no one who seeks God.

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for the one who draws near to Him must believe that He exists and rewards those who seek Him.

James 5:15

The prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will restore him to health; if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Revelation 3:17-18

Because you say, ‘I’m rich; I have become wealthy and need nothing,’ and you don’t know that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked,

Luke 13:25

once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door. Then you will stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up for us!’ He will answer you, ‘I don’t know you or where you’re from.’

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality;

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