(A)Give us (B)each day our daily bread,[a]
and (C)forgive us our sins,
    for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And (D)lead us not into temptation.”

And he said to them, “Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine has arrived on a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and he will answer from within, ‘Do not bother me; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I cannot get up and give you anything’? I tell you, though he will not get up and give him anything (E)because he is his friend, yet because of his impudence[b] he will rise and give him whatever he needs. And I tell you, (F)ask, and (G)it will be given to you; (H)seek, and you will find; (I)knock, and it will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. 11 What father among you, if his son asks for[c] a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; 12 or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? 13 If you then, (J)who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father (K)give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Luke 11:3 Or our bread for tomorrow
  2. Luke 11:8 Or persistence
  3. Luke 11:11 Some manuscripts insert bread, will give him a stone; or if he asks for

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV Reader's Bible, Softcover
ESV Reader's Bible, Softcover
Retail: $24.99
Our Price: $6.49
Save: $18.50 (74%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Women's Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal
ESV Women's Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $38.99
Save: $31.00 (44%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition--hardcover
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition--hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $31.99
Save: $18.00 (36%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with branch design
ESV Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with branch design
Retail: $79.99
Our Price: $40.99
Save: $39.00 (49%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars