New Living Translation
"Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you.
King James Bible
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
Darby Bible Translation
Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.
World English Bible
"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.
Young's Literal Translation
'Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the 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.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. vii. 7, "Ask, and it Shall be Given You;" Etc. An Exhortation to Alms-Deeds.
1. In the lesson of the Holy Gospel the Lord hath exhorted us to prayer. "Ask," saith He, "and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth, and he that seeketh findeth, and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?  Or if he ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?  If ye then," …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
Known by their Fruits.
I prayed to the LORD, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears.
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart's desires.
O people of Zion, who live in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. He will be gracious if you ask for help. He will surely respond to the sound of your cries.
If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.
For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.
"I also tell you this: If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you.
You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it."
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