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Matthew 7:7

Context
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“Ask 1  and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door 2  will be opened for you.

XREF

1Ki 3:5; Ps 10:4; Ps 10:17; Ps 27:8; Ps 50:15; Ps 69:32; Ps 70:4; Ps 86:5; Ps 105:3,4; Ps 119:12; Ps 145:18,19; Pr 8:17; So 3:2; Isa 55:6,7; Jer 29:12,13; Jer 33:3; Am 5:4; Mt 6:33; Mt 7:11; Mt 21:22; Mr 11:24; Lu 11:9,10,13; Lu 13:25; Lu 18:1; Joh 4:10; Joh 14:13,14; Joh 15:7,16; Joh 16:23,24; Ro 2:7; Ro 3:11; Heb 11:6; Jas 1:5,6; Jas 5:15; 1Jo 3:22; 1Jo 5:14,15; Re 3:17,18

NET © Notes

sn The three present imperatives in this verse (Ask…seek…knock) are probably intended to call for a repeated or continual approach before God.

tn Grk “it”; the referent (a door) is implied by the context and has been specified in the translation here and in v. 8 for clarity.



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