Matthew 7:8

For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For euery one that asketh, receiueth: and he that seeketh, findeth: and to him that knocketh, it shalbe opened.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because to everyone who makes a request, it will be given; and he who is searching will get his desire, and to him who gives the sign, the door will be open.
- Basic English Bible

For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.
- Darby Bible

For every one that asketh, receiveth; and he that seeketh, findeth; and to him that knocketh, the door shall be opened.
- Webster's Bible

For it is always he who asks that receives, he who seeks that finds, and he who knocks that has the door opened to him.
- Weymouth Bible

For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
- World English Bible

For ech that axith, takith; and he that sekith, fyndith; and it schal be openyd to hym, that knockith.
- Wycliffe Bible

for every one who is asking doth receive, and he who is seeking doth find, and to him who is knocking it shall be opened.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 7:8


7:8 For every one that asketh receiveth - Provided he ask aright, and ask what is agreeable to God's will.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 7:8


Mt 7:8 For every one that asketh receiveth, etc. Every one of the class concerning whom the Savior speaks. That class is those who can say, "Our Father in heaven; Hallowed be thy name; Thy will be done" (Mt 6:9,10).

Discussion for Matthew 7:8

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