Matthew 7:8
Strong's Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

everyone
πᾶς (pas)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
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.

who asks
αἰτῶν (aitōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 154: To ask, request, petition, demand. Of uncertain derivation; to ask.

receives;
λαμβάνει (lambanei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

he who
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

seeks
ζητῶν (zētōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

finds;
εὑρίσκει (heuriskei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

to him who
τῷ ()
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

knocks,
κρούοντι (krouonti)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2925: To knock, beat a door with a stick, to gain admittance. Apparently a primary verb; to rap.

[the door] will be opened.
ἀνοιγήσεται (anoigēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 455: To open. From ana and oigo; to open up.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

New American Standard Bible
"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

King James Bible
For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

New Living Translation
For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.

English Standard Version
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

New American Standard Bible
"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

King James Bible
For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

International Standard Version
Because everyone who keeps asking will receive, and the person who keeps searching will find, and the person who keeps knocking will have the door opened.

NET Bible
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

American Standard Version
for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

English Revised Version
for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Young's Literal Translation
for every one who is asking doth receive, and he who is seeking doth find, and to him who is knocking it shall be opened.






Cross References
Psalm 37:4
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

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

Matthew 7:9
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?

Luke 11:10
For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Matthew 1:1
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Matthew 7:6
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Matthew 7:5
Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

Matthew 7:10
Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?

Matthew 7:11
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
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