Luke 11:12
New International Version
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

New Living Translation
Or if they ask for an egg, do you give them a scorpion? Of course not!

English Standard Version
or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

Berean Study Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

Berean Literal Bible
Or also if he will ask for an egg, will he give to him a scorpion?

King James Bible
Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

New King James Version
Or if he asks for an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

New American Standard Bible
Or he will even ask for an egg, and his father will give him a scorpion?

NASB 1995
"Or if he is asked for an egg, he will not give him a scorpion, will he?

NASB 1977
“Or if he is asked for an egg, he will not give him a scorpion, will he?

Amplified Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

Christian Standard Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

American Standard Version
Or if he shall ask an egg, will he give him a scorpion?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And if he would ask of him an egg, would give him a scorpion?”

Contemporary English Version
Which one of you would give your child a scorpion if the child asked for an egg?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Or if he shall ask an egg, will he reach him a scorpion?

English Revised Version
Or if he shall ask an egg, will he give him a scorpion?

Good News Translation
Or would you give him a scorpion when he asks for an egg?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Or if your child asks you for an egg, would you give him a scorpion?

International Standard Version
Or if he asks for an egg, would he give him a scorpion?

Literal Standard Version
And [if] he may ask [for] an egg, will present to him a scorpion?

NET Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

New Heart English Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

Weymouth New Testament
or if he asks for an egg, will offer him a scorpion?

World English Bible
Or if he asks for an egg, he won't give him a scorpion, will he?

Young's Literal Translation
and if he may ask an egg, will he present to him a scorpion?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ask, Seek, Knock
11What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? 12Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? 13So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!”…

Cross References
Luke 11:11
What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead?

Luke 11:13
So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!"


Treasury of Scripture

Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

offer.

Luke 10:19
Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

Ezekiel 2:6
And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Revelation 9:10
And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

[if] he asks for
αἰτήσει (aitēsei)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 154: To ask, request, petition, demand. Of uncertain derivation; to ask.

an egg,
ᾠόν (ōon)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 5609: An egg. Apparently a primary word; an 'egg'.

will give
ἐπιδώσει (epidōsei)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1929: (a) trans: I hand in, give up, (b) intrans: I give way (to the wind). From epi and didomi; to give over.

him
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

a scorpion?
σκορπίον (skorpion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4651: A scorpion. Probably from an obsolete skerpo; a 'scorpion'.


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