For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
"For everyone who asks, receives; and he who seeks, finds; and to him who knocks, it will be opened.
For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And the door is opened to everyone who knocks.
"Don't bargain with God. Be direct. Ask for what you need. This is not a cat-and-mouse, hide-and-seek game we're in.
For to everyone who makes a request, it will be given; and he who is searching will get his desire; and to him who gives the sign, the door will be open.
For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.
"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
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1 sn The actions of asking, seeking, and knocking are repeated here from v. 9 with the encouragement that God does respond.
2 tn Grk “it”; the referent (a door) is implied by the context and has been specified in the translation for clarity.