Prayer and the Golden Rule

7 "1Ask, and 2it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

References for Matthew 7:7

    • c 7:7 - Or "Keep asking"
    • d 7:7 - Or "keep seeking"
    • e 7:7 - Or "keep knocking"
      8 "For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
      9 "Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone?

      References for Matthew 7:9

        • f 7:9 - Lit "whom his son will ask"
        • g 7:9 - Lit "he will not give him a stone, will he?"
          10 "Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he?

          References for Matthew 7:10

            • h 7:10 - Lit "also will ask"
              11 "If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, 3how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!

              References for Matthew 7:11