Luke 11:11

“If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If a sonne shall aske bread of any of you that is a father, will hee giue him a stone? Or if he aske a fish, will he for a fish giue him a serpent?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And of which of you that is a father shall his son ask a loaf, and he give him a stone? or a fish, and he for a fish give him a serpent?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And which of you, being a father, will give a stone to his son, who makes request for bread? or for a fish, will give him a snake?
- Basic English Bible

But of whom of you that is a father shall a son ask bread, and [the father] shall give him a stone? or also a fish, and instead of a fish shall give him a serpent?
- Darby Bible

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he shall ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?
- Webster's Bible

And what father is there among you, who, if his son asks for a slice of bread, will offer him a stone? or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish offer him a snake?
- Weymouth Bible

Which of you fathers, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he won't give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?
- World English Bible

Therfor who of you axith his fadir breed, whether he schal yyue hym a stoon? or if he axith fisch, whether he schal yyue hym a serpent for the fisch?
- Wycliffe Bible

`And of which of you -- the father -- if the son shall ask a loaf, a stone will he present to him? and if a fish, will he instead of a fish, a serpent present to him?
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Luke 11

  • Tilda
    God assured us that He can give us anything,now the ball is in our hands to trust God for great things,meaning there is no need of worrying if you are struggling to get something because God will give you.
  • QaiserNaveed
    I have received lot of blessing of this verse keep in your life God gave us more blessing.when you welcome at door step his servant pastoretc.
  • Thokozani Sibanda
    I like hw Luke says these words "ask and you shall be given to,seek and you shall find,knock and u shall be opened for" these are wise words we should keep in our minds n hearts,God loves each and everyone that when u ask something he delivers it to you but he doesn't just deliver it to you at the same time,he awaits and looks at ur trust for him ,,,,,therefore i say Christian lets not give up in the Lord for he is the reason we still alive its becoz he loves us and wants the best for us
  • Ernest Thompson
    Like the Scriptures says.Ask an it shall be given.You have to ask.in order to get some answers.An seek an ye shall find.if you don't search for it..You don't know it.An the knock an the door.Shall be open.I think it a learning process that again let's us know how truly good God is.
  • Norm
    Psalms 145:20 The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy. 1 Thessalonians 5:9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, Romans 2:8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, 5:9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
  • Norm
    Luke 11:34 The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness. Daniel 2:22 He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him. Amos 5:18 Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light. Zephaniah 1:15 That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

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