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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
¶ Aske, and it shalbe giuen you: seeke, and ye shall finde: knocke, and it shalbe opened vnto you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
- American Standard Version (1901)
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:
- Basic English Bible
Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.
- Darby Bible
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you:
- Webster's Bible
Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.
- Weymouth Bible
Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.
- World English Bible
Axe ye, and it schal be youun to you; seke ye, and ye schulen fynde; knocke ye, and it schal be openyd to you.
- Wycliffe Bible
`Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you;
- Youngs Literal Bible
7:7 But ask - Pray for them, as well as for yourselves: in this there can be no such danger. Seek - Add your own diligent endeavours to your asking: and knock - Persevere importunately in that diligence. #Luke 11:9|.
Mt 7:7 Ask, . . . seek, . . . knock. The terms are here used with reference to prayer, and these constitute a climax. "Ask" implies a simple petition. "Seek" indicates an earnest search. "Knock" shows perseverance in spite of hindrances. The three represent earnest prayer.
Anthony Sims's comment on 2015-03-08 11:48:12:
I want a new job, I want a new truck, I want more money and a big fine house. Want, want, want. The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. Taking on the mind of Christ in such a material world is quite the struggle. There are so many barriers between us and Jesus. The only word used to describe Jesus ' relationship with the disciples is that they followed. God created us to serve him. As our bond grows stronger and deeper with God, as described in Eph. 3:14-21, our need for things of this world diminish. What we want changes. And whatever God blesses us with is to be shared with our less fortunate brethren. Before we ask and knock let 's first ask God what HE wants.
Sabrina Dorsey's comment on 2014-10-10 09:07:09:
Yes I love Matt.7 7 what the words are saying in this chapter u can ask 4 what u want and God show up and show out if u have faith u shall reviced !!!!!! In Jesus .......
Tebogo's comment on 2014-07-05 12:27:52:
What ever u ask u need believe and. Have. Faith that is. Done before. Seeing it and what ever u seek u shall find. If u are right with God cause he knows our heart and when u knock. The door shall be opened because. He is the only one who can open doors that are closed in our life
SevenaSmilers's comment on 2014-04-14 10:13:26:
Always Ask, seek and knock the door of God 's kingdom. Believe me he will always be their for your help.
Toni's comment on 2014-02-25 06:19:24:
Randy read Romans 10 pay close attention to verses 8 10 You are correct God looks at the heart But the heart and mouth go hand in hand Romans 10 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation
Randy's comment on 2014-02-22 20:40:41:
You create everything that happens to you by your intent and inward asking You ask and it comes to be by your thoughts which might not be what you are saying with you voice You can say anything from your mouth but what you get is what you are asking from within That is was is dominant
Toni's comment on 2014-02-22 06:10:31:
We must put forth effort if we want to please God First of Jesus says ask this means we must open up our mouths and talk to God Come to Him with words The fervant prayer of a righteous man availeth much Next we have to seek that means if we want God we have to look for Him whatever we need we have to diligently seek out the answer from God and finally Jesus tells us to knock If we are standing on somebody s front porch but never take the time to knock on the door then how will they know to let us in Same thing with God if we never pray if we never call on His Son if we never let Him know we want to be saved He isn t going to open the door and that door is to the Kingdom of God I do not see this verse as talking all together about financial blessings or getting a wife or a husband or a new job this verse is about asking for the Holy Ghost and the fire If we want the Holy Ghost then we must ask for Him and must not stop until God opens that door and pours His Spirit freely upon us
Tina Marie Bradley's comment on 2014-01-10 04:33:30:
One of my favorite Biblical quotes...
Reddysreerama's comment on 2013-12-28 05:25:44:
Ask it shall be given
seek it shall be found and
knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Here we should ask which is well pleased to our Lord
Seek the kingdom of god first and then every thing required to us in his will, will be given;
knock the door of Gods kingdom then it will be opened is the meaning of Mathew 7;7
Simon P. Sanchez's comment on 2013-12-16 18:53:12:
I pray, for a beautiful wife, and a home to have , before I found out how many grandkids , I would have to take to church. I also prayed for the Lord, to make it harder on me and not my friends and family, which he did , but know I await my wife, even though I may know whom she is I await to see, what and where she may find me or I may find her. It is terrible, that it seeems as if everyone knows but me, excwept for I know, my faith will not let me down, nor will my Lord, because of the Blood of his begotten, Son, Our SAVIOR OF THE wORLD, tHANK yOU jESUS FOR ALL THAT yOU HAVE DONE FOR us.
Joseph Gakura's comment on 2013-11-28 18:31:52:
what a good love?
just do what He tells.
Can God? God can.
Sylvis's comment on 2013-11-21 12:57:02:
I am seeking the will of God for my life. I was given this scripture for such a time as this. Pray for me as I follow through this journey.
Omodo Julius's comment on 2013-11-11 05:02:49:
In Mtt7:7,Jesus w's telling us the most important steps to be followed ifwe to meet God's response to o'r prayers.Greetings to all the Saints wherev'r th'y 're,.
Pst S A Oladoja's comment on 2013-10-22 12:41:43:
This verse is one of the most authoritative and ever assure passage of the scripture. It is a passage of assurance and total confidence. Halleluyah
Sabiiti Edward's comment on 2013-10-21 06:29:35:
The verse infuses hope in my future.
Test Muchenje's comment on 2013-09-01 05:33:28:
Hallelujah to our blessed God!Mathew 7:7,all He is saying is make known your requests,He can supply all.BUT note well,be of God to eat from His hands! The obedient son of a father is well supplied.Have relationship with Him and be blessed.Amen!!
Victor Simwanza's comment on 2013-08-31 23:32:35:
My brethren there is fulness of joy,peace and reward once you ask for them and once you please the LORD JESUS CHRIST.
PAUL WESLEY's comment on 2013-05-27 09:32:32:
THE LORD TOLD MATTHEW WANT TO WRITE IT WASN'T MATTHEW WHO WROTE THIS.
Annaboakye's comment on 2012-10-09 18:22:21:
I am seeing for God and I do not know who to turn to, I do not have bible and I need someone to offer me one. God richly bless you all.
Lionel Currie's comment on 2012-09-05 05:49:48:
I believe Matthew 7:7 clearly specifies the intensity of a Christian's prayer with regard to one's needs. As the words ask, seek and knock show a substantial increase in aggressive ascending order, so are we directed here to attach a specific kind of approach to every prayer request we make.
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