100 Bible Verses about Ask

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 529 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 21:22 ESV / 395 helpful votes

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

James 1:5 ESV / 348 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

John 14:13-14 ESV / 325 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 268 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

John 14:13 ESV / 265 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Luke 11:9 ESV / 232 helpful votes

And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:7-11 ESV / 232 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

John 15:7 ESV / 231 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

Luke 11:9-13 ESV / 209 helpful votes

And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

1 John 1:9 ESV / 204 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 183 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

John 16:23-24 ESV / 175 helpful votes

In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

1 John 5:14 ESV / 167 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

James 4:3 ESV / 154 helpful votes

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

1 Kings 3:5 ESV / 137 helpful votes

At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.”

John 16:24 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

1 John 3:22 ESV / 126 helpful votes

And whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 123 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

James 1:5-6 ESV / 103 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Zechariah 10:1 ESV / 102 helpful votes

Ask rain from the Lord in the season of the spring rain, from the Lord who makes the storm clouds, and he will give them showers of rain, to everyone the vegetation in the field.

1 Kings 3:5-13 ESV / 99 helpful votes

At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.” And Solomon said, “You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant David my father, because he walked before you in faithfulness, in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart toward you. And you have kept for him this great and steadfast love and have given him a son to sit on his throne this day. And now, O Lord my God, you have made your servant king in place of David my father, although I am but a little child. I do not know how to go out or come in. And your servant is in the midst of your people whom you have chosen, a great people, too many to be numbered or counted for multitude. Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?” ...

Matthew 7:11 ESV / 98 helpful votes

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 93 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Matthew 7:8 ESV / 87 helpful votes

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

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 86 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

Matthew 21:21-22 ESV / 79 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen. And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 76 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 75 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Luke 11:13 ESV / 75 helpful votes

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

Proverbs 11:14 ESV / 74 helpful votes

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

John 15:16 ESV / 72 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

John 14:14 ESV / 71 helpful votes

If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Psalm 10:4 ESV / 70 helpful votes

In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, “There is no God.”

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 66 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

John 16:23 ESV / 65 helpful votes

In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

Colossians 1:9 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Matthew 6:14-15 ESV / 58 helpful votes

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 55 helpful votes

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

Psalm 103:12 ESV / 55 helpful votes

As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

James 5:16 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 50 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 47 helpful votes

He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

James 1:6-8 ESV / 46 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

John 9:31 ESV / 46 helpful votes

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 45 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Proverbs 8:17 ESV / 45 helpful votes

I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.

James 5:14 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

John 3:16 ESV / 44 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 4:10 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, ‘Give me a drink,’ you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.”

1 John 3:9 ESV / 42 helpful votes

No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Isaiah 55:6-7 ESV / 42 helpful votes

“Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

James 1:5-8 ESV / 40 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Romans 6:3 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

Ephesians 1:17 ESV / 38 helpful votes

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him,

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 36 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 1:7 ESV / 34 helpful votes

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

John 11:4 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But when Jesus heard it he said, “This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”

Matthew 7:7-12 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! ...

John 14:6 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Hebrews 8:12 ESV / 30 helpful votes

For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 30 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Jeremiah 29:12-13 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 30 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

1 John 5:15 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

James 5:13 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Kings 10:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

James 5:15 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Romans 2:7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

To those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life;

Luke 18:1 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Luke 13:25 ESV / 25 helpful votes

When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, ‘Lord, open to us,’ then he will answer you, ‘I do not know where you come from.’

Psalm 105:3-4 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice! Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Psalm 50:15 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 25 helpful votes

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 27:8 ESV / 25 helpful votes

You have said, “Seek my face.” My heart says to you, “Your face, Lord, do I seek.”

1 John 3:8 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 24 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

John 1:1 ESV / 24 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Joshua 9:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

So the men took some of their provisions, but did not ask counsel from the Lord.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

James 1:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.

Matthew 26:28 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

2 Samuel 2:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes

After this David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?” And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To Hebron.”

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Romans 12:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

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