'Asks' in the Bible
To the first group he said, "When you meet my brother Esau, if he asks, "To whom do you belong? Where are you going? And to whom do these herds belong?'
When Pharaoh calls for you and asks you "What's your occupation?'
Then when your child asks you in the future, "What is this?', you are to say to him, "The LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of bondage with a strong show of force.
"When your son asks you in the future, "What is the meaning of the instructions, decrees, and ordinances that the LORD our God commanded you?'
He told her, "Stand in the doorway of the tent, and if anyone comes and asks "Is anybody here?' say "No'."
if the king starts to get angry and asks you, "Why did you get so near the city to fight? Didn't you know they would shoot from the wall?
then hear in heaven where you reside, and do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the people of the earth may know your name, fear you as do your people Israel, and so they may know that this Temple that I have built is called by your name.
then hear from heaven where you reside, and do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the people of the earth may know your name, fear you as do your people Israel, and so they may know that this Temple that I have built is called by your name.
what will I do when God stands up to act? When he asks the questions, how will I answer him?
He never asks, "Where is God, my Creator, who gives me songs in the night,
Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.
"To whom, then, will you compare me, and to whom should I be equal?" asks the Holy One.
"Now therefore, what am I doing here," asks the LORD, "seeing that my people are taken away without cause? Those who rule over them are deluded," says the LORD, "and continuously, all the day long, my name is blasphemed.
Am I to open the womb and not deliver?" asks the LORD. "And when I bring to delivery, am I to close the womb?" asks your God.
"Should I not punish them for these things?" asks the LORD, "And on a nation like this, should I not seek retribution?"
"Should I not punish them for this?' asks the LORD. "Should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?'
Are they provoking me?" asks the LORD. "Is it not themselves, and to their own shame?"
Should I not punish them for these things?" asks the LORD, "and should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?"
"I don't take delight in the death of the wicked, do I?" asks the Lord GOD. "Shouldn't I rather delight when he turns from his wicked ways and lives?
"Tell the elders of Israel, "This is what the Lord GOD asks, "Did you come to inquire of me? As long as I live, I won't let myself be sought by you," declares the Lord GOD.'
When you bring blind animals for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you sacrifice crippled or diseased animals, is that not wrong? Offer that to your governor would he be pleased with you or receive you favorably?" asks the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
"And now, go ahead and implore God by saying, "Be gracious to us.' Will he receive you favorably and accept offerings like that from your hand?" asks the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
"And you say, "What a burden!' and sniff contemptuously at it," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "when you present maimed, crippled, and diseased animals, and when you bring the offering. Should I accept this from your hand?" asks the LORD.
Give to the person who asks you for something, and do not turn away from the person who wants to borrow something from you."
Or if he asks for a fish, he wouldn't give him a snake, would he?
If anyone asks you, "Why are you doing this?,' say, "The Lord needs it,' and he will send it back here at once."
When he goes into a house, say to its owner that the Teacher asks, "Where is my room where I can eat the Passover meal with my disciples?'
Keep on giving to everyone who asks you for something, and if anyone takes what is yours, do not insist on getting it back.
What father among you, if his son asks for bread, would give him a stone, or if he asks for a fish, would give him a snake instead of the fish?
Or if he asks for an egg, would he give him a scorpion?
If anyone asks you why you are untying it, say this: "The Lord needs it.'"
and say to the owner of the house, "The Teacher asks you, "Where is the room where I can eat the Passover meal with my disciples?"'
"But now I am going to the one who sent me. Yet none of you asks me, "Where are you going?'
But not everyone has obeyed the gospel, for Isaiah asks, "Lord, who has believed our message?"
Instead, exalt the Messiah" as Lord in your lives. Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you to explain the hope you have.