Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 "Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you." 7 "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. 8 Because everyone who keeps asking will receive, and the person who keeps searching will find, and the person who keeps knocking will have the door opened.


Cross References

Matthew 21:22

You will receive whatever you ask for in prayer, if you believe."

John 15:7

"If you abide in me and my words abide in you, you can ask for anything you want, and you'll receive it.

Mark 11:24

That is why I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it and it will be yours.

1 John 3:22

Whatever we request we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

John 15:16

"You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you. I have appointed you to go and produce fruit that will last, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have in him: if we ask for anything according to his will, he listens to us.

Luke 11:9-13

So I say to you: Keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you,

John 14:13-14

I'll do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 16:23-24

On that day, you won't ask me for anything. Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whatever you ask the Father for in my name, he will give it to you.

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me, and those who seek me will find me.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

When you call out to me and come and pray to me, I'll hear you.

Jeremiah 33:3

"Call to me and I'll answer you, and will tell you about great and hidden things that you don't know.'

Matthew 7:11

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!

James 1:5-6

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

1 Kings 3:5

The LORD appeared to Solomon one night in a dream and told him, "Ask me for whatever you want and I'll give it to you."

Psalm 10:4

With haughty arrogance, the wicked thinks, "God will not seek justice." He always presumes "There is no God."

Psalm 10:17

LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,

Psalm 27:8

My mind recalls your word, "Seek my face," so your face, LORD, I will seek.

Psalm 50:15

Call on me in the day of distress; I will deliver you, and you will glorify me."

Psalm 69:32

The afflicted will watch and rejoice. May you who seek God take courage.

Psalm 70:4

Let those who seek you greatly rejoice in you. Let those who love your deliverance say, "May God be continuously exalted."

Psalm 86:5

Indeed you, Lord, are kind and forgiving, overflowing with gracious love to everyone who calls on you.

Psalm 105:3-4

Exult in his holy name; let all those who seek the LORD rejoice!

Psalm 119:12

Blessed are you, LORD! Teach me your statutes.

Psalm 145:18-19

The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely.

Song of Songs 3:2

I'll get up and go all around the city, throughout the streets, and in the squares. I'll seek the one I love. I sought him, but didn't find him.

Isaiah 55:6-7

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

Amos 5:4

"For this is what the LORD says to the house of Israel: "Seek me and live,

Matthew 6:33

But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.

Matthew 7:8

Because everyone who keeps asking will receive, and the person who keeps searching will find, and the person who keeps knocking will have the door opened.

Matthew 18:19

Furthermore, I tell all of you with certainty that if two of you agree on earth about anything you request, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven,

Luke 18:1

Jesus told his disciples a parable about their need to pray all the time and never give up.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who is saying to you, "Please give me a drink,' you would have been the one to ask him, and he would have given you living water."

Romans 3:11

No one understands. No one searches for God.

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.

James 5:15

And the prayer offered in faith will save the person who is sick. The Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven.

Revelation 3:17-18

You say, "I am rich. I have become wealthy. I don't need anything." Yet you don't realize that you are miserable, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.

Luke 13:25

After the homeowner gets up and closes the door, you can stand outside, knock on the door, and say again and again, "Lord, open the door for us!' But he will answer you, "I don't know where you come from.'

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who strive for glory, honor, and immortality by patiently doing good;

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