New American Standard Bible
"If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
King James Bible
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Darby Bible Translation
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will and it shall come to pass to you.
World English Bible
If you remain in me, and my words remain in you, you will ask whatever you desire, and it will be done for you.
Young's Literal Translation
if ye may remain in me, and my sayings in you may remain, whatever ye may wish ye shall ask, and it shall be done to you.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
My words - My doctrine; my commandments.
Abide in you - Not only are remembered, but are suffered to remain in you as a living principle, to regulate your affections and life.
Ye shall ask ... - See John 14:13. This promise had particular reference to the apostles. It is applicable to other Christians only so far as they are in circumstances similar to the apostles, and only so far as they possess their spirit. We learn from it that it is only when we keep the commandments of Christ - only when we live by faith in him, and his words are suffered to control our conduct and affections, that our prayers will be heard. Were we perfect in all things, he would always hear us, and we should be kept from making an improper petition; but just so far as men regard iniquity in their heart, the Lord will not hear them, Psalm 66:18.
LibraryFebruary 8 Morning
Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends.--JOHN 15:15. The Lord said, shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do?--It is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven.--God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.--Even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory. Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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August 20. "Herein is My Father Glorified" (John xv. 8).
March 15. "Continue Ye in My Love" (John xv. 9).
1 Kings 3:5
In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, "Ask what you wish me to give you."
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;
"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
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