And I tell you, (A)ask, and (B)it will be given to you; (C)seek, and you will find; (D)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[a] 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, (E)who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father (F)give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 11:11 Some manuscripts insert bread, will give him a stone; or if he asks for

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