Matthew 21:22
New International Version
If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

New Living Translation
You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it."

English Standard Version
And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

Berean Study Bible
If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask in prayer.”

Berean Literal Bible
And all things, as many as you might ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

New American Standard Bible
"And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

King James Bible
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Christian Standard Bible
And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

Contemporary English Version
If you have faith when you pray, you will be given whatever you ask for."

Good News Translation
If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

International Standard Version
You will receive whatever you ask for in prayer, if you believe."

NET Bible
And whatever you ask in prayer, if you believe, you will receive."

New Heart English Bible
All things, whatever you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Everything that you will ask in prayer and believe, you will receive.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Have faith that you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

New American Standard 1977
“And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And all things, whatever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

King James 2000 Bible
And all things, whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.

American King James Version
And all things, whatever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.

American Standard Version
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And in all things whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.

Darby Bible Translation
And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

English Revised Version
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all things whatever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Weymouth New Testament
and everything, whatever it be, that you ask for in your prayers, if you have faith, you shall obtain."

World English Bible
All things, whatever you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

Young's Literal Translation
and all -- as much as ye may ask in the prayer, believing, ye shall receive.'
Study Bible
The Barren Fig Tree
21“Truly I tell you,” Jesus replied, “if you have faith and do not doubt, not only will you do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen. 22If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask in prayer.” 23When Jesus returned to the temple courts and began to teach, the chief priests and elders of the people came up to Him. “By what authority are You doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave You this authority?”…
Cross References
Matthew 7:7
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

1 John 3:22
and we will receive from Him whatever we ask, because we keep His commandments and do what is pleasing in His sight.

Treasury of Scripture

And all things, whatever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.

Matthew 7:7,11
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: …

Matthew 18:19
Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.

Mark 11:24
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.







Lexicon
If you believe,
πιστεύοντες (pisteuontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.

you will receive
λήμψεσθε (lēmpsesthe)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

whatever
πάντα (panta)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

you ask
αἰτήσητε (aitēsēte)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 154: To ask, request, petition, demand. Of uncertain derivation; to ask.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

prayer.”
προσευχῇ (proseuchē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4335: From proseuchomai; prayer; by implication, an oratory.
(22) All things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer.--Here again there is the implied condition (as in Matthew 7:7) that what is asked is in harmony with the laws and will of God. If it were not so it would not be asked in faith, and every true prayer involves the submission of what it asks to the divine judgment. The words suggest the thought, of which we have the full expression in John 11:42, that our Lord's miracles were less frequently wrought by an inherent supernatural "virtue"--though this, also, distinctly appears, e.g., in the history of the woman with the issue of blood (Luke 8:46)--than by power received from the Father, and in answer to His own prayers.

Verse 22. - All things. The promise is extended beyond the sphere of extraordinary miracles. In prayer; ἐν τῇ προσευχῇ: in the prayer; or, in your prayer. The use of the article may point to the prayer given by our Lord to his disciples, or to some definite form used from the earliest times in public worship (comp. Acts 1:14; Romans 12:12; 1 Corinthians 7:5; Colossians 4:2). Believing, ye shall receive. The condition for the success of prayer is stringent. A man must have no latent doubt in his heart; he must not debate whether the thing desired can be done or not; he must have absolute trust in the power and good will of God; and he must believe that "what he saith cometh to pass" (Mark 11:23). The faith required is the assurance of things hoped for, such as gives substance and being to them while yet out of sight. The words had their special application to the apostles, instructing them that they were not to expect to be able, like their Master, to work the wonders needed for the confirmation of the gospel by their own power. Such effects could be achieved only by prayer and faith. (On the general promise to faithful prayer, see Matthew 7:7-11.) 21:18-22 This cursing of the barren fig-tree represents the state of hypocrites in general, and so teaches us that Christ looks for the power of religion in those who profess it, and the savour of it from those that have the show of it. His just expectations from flourishing professors are often disappointed; he comes to many, seeking fruit, and finds leaves only. A false profession commonly withers in this world, and it is the effect of Christ's curse. The fig-tree that had no fruit, soon lost its leaves. This represents the state of the nation and people of the Jews in particular. Our Lord Jesus found among them nothing but leaves. And after they rejected Christ, blindness and hardness grew upon them, till they were undone, and their place and nation rooted up. The Lord was righteous in it. Let us greatly fear the doom denounced on the barren fig-tree.
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