Matthew 7:11
Good News Translation
As bad as you are, you know how to give good things to your children. How much more, then, will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Contemporary English Version
As bad as you are, you still know how to give good gifts to your children. But your heavenly Father is even more ready to give good things to people who ask.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If you then being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your Father who is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If you then being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your Father who is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him?

being.

Genesis 6:5 And God seeing that the wickedness of men was great on the earth, and that all the thought of their heart was bent upon evil at all times,

Genesis 8:21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

Job 15:16 How much more is man abominable, and unprofitable, who drinketh iniquity like water?

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it?

Romans 3:9,19 What then? Do we excel them? No, not so. For we have charged both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin. . . .

Galatians 3:22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise, by the faith of Jesus Christ, might be given to them that believe.

Ephesians 2:1-3 And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, . . .

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another.

how.

Exodus 34:6,7 And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true, . . .

2 Samuel 7:19 Bur yet this hath seemed little in thy sight, O Lord God, unless thou didst also speak of the house of thy servant for a long time to come: for this is the law of Adam, O Lord God:

Psalm 86:5,15 For thou, O Lord, art sweet and mild: and plenteous in mercy to all that call upon thee. . . .

Psalm 103:11-13 For according to the height of the heaven above the earth: he hath strengthened his mercy towards them that fear him. . . .

Isaiah 49:15 Can a woman forget her infant, so as not to have pity on the son of her womb? and if she should forget, yet will not I forget thee.

Isaiah 55:8,9 For my thoughts are not your thoughts: nor your ways my ways, saith the Lord. . . .

Hosea 11:8,9 How shall I deal with thee, O Ephraim, shall I protect thee, O Israel? how shall I make thee as Adama, shall I set thee as Seboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentance is stirred up. . . .

Micah 7:18 Who is a God like to thee, who takest away iniquity, and passest by the sin of the remnant of thy inheritance? he will send his fury in no more, because he delighteth in mercy.

Malachi 1:6 The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.

Luke 11:11 And which of you, if he ask his father bread, will he give him a stone? Or a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

*etc:

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.

Romans 5:8-10 But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time. . . .

Romans 8:32 He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?

Ephesians 2:4,5 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us . . .

1 John 3:1 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him.

1 John 4:10 In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

good.

Psalm 84:11 For God loveth mercy and truth: the Lord will give grace and glory.

Psalm 85:12 For the Lord will give goodness: and our earth shall yield her fruit.

Jeremiah 33:14 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, that I will perform the good word that I have spoken to the house of Israel, and to the house of Juda.

Hosea 14:2 Take with you words, and return to the Lord, and say to him: Take away all iniquity, and receive the good: and we will render the calves of our lips.

*marg:

Luke 2:10,11 And the angel said to them: Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy that shall be to all the people: . . .

Luke 11:13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father from heaven give the good Spirit to them that ask him?

2 Corinthians 9:8-15 And God is able to make all grace abound in you: that ye always, having all sufficiently in all things, may abound to every good work, . . .

Titus 3:4-7 But when the goodness and kindness of God our Saviour appeared: . . .

Context
Ask, Seek, Knock
10Or if he shall ask him a fish, will he reach him a serpent? 11If you then being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your Father who is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him? 12All things therefore whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you also to them. For this is the law and the prophets.…
Cross References
Psalm 84:11
For God loveth mercy and truth: the Lord will give grace and glory.

Isaiah 63:7
I will remember the tender mercies of the Lord, the praise of the Lord for all the things that the Lord hath bestowed upon us, and for the multitude of his good things to the house of Israel, which he hath given them according to his kindness, and according to the multitude of his mercies.

Matthew 7:10
Or if he shall ask him a fish, will he reach him a serpent?

Matthew 23:9
And call none your father upon earth; for one is your father, who is in heaven.

Luke 11:13
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father from heaven give the good Spirit to them that ask him?

Romans 8:32
He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?

James 1:17
Every best gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change nor shadow of alteration.

Additional Translations
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 ask Him!

Therefore, if you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in the heavens give good things to those asking Him!

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

If therefore ye, being wicked, know [how] to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to them that ask of him?

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

If ye then being evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

If you then, imperfect as you are, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in Heaven give good things to those who ask Him!

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

if, therefore, ye being evil, have known good gifts to give to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to those asking him?
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