100 Bible Verses about Ask

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 1,049 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 / 766 helpful votes

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

James 1:5 ESV / 684 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 / 675 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 / 560 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 / 516 helpful votes

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

John 15:7 ESV / 498 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:7-11 ESV / 482 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!

Luke 11:9-13 ESV / 426 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!”

Luke 11:9 ESV / 421 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.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 419 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 / 380 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 1:9 ESV / 364 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14 ESV / 351 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:22 ESV / 332 helpful votes

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

James 4:3 ESV / 304 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 294 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.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 289 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 3:5 ESV / 279 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 / 265 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 262 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.

John 15:16 ESV / 242 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.

James 1:5-6 ESV / 240 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.

Matthew 7:11 ESV / 239 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 / 221 helpful votes

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

James 5:16 ESV / 215 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.

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 207 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.

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 204 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:8 ESV / 188 helpful votes

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

Luke 11:13 ESV / 175 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!”

John 14:14 ESV / 173 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 170 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,

Proverbs 8:17 ESV / 165 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 164 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,

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 164 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.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 162 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 162 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. ...

Zechariah 10:1 ESV / 157 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 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 155 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Matthew 21:21-22 ESV / 151 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.”

1 Kings 3:5-13 ESV / 149 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?” ...

1 John 5:15 ESV / 142 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.

Psalm 10:4 ESV / 142 helpful votes

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

John 3:16-17 ESV / 137 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.

James 1:5-8 ESV / 135 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.

John 16:23 ESV / 129 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.

Luke 18:1 ESV / 128 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:12-13 ESV / 124 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.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 121 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.

Proverbs 11:14 ESV / 116 helpful votes

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

Romans 10:17 ESV / 115 helpful votes

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

James 5:13 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 104 helpful votes

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

James 5:14 ESV / 99 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.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 96 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 1:17 ESV / 95 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

James 1:6-8 ESV / 92 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 / 92 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.

John 4:10 ESV / 92 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.”

Isaiah 55:6-7 ESV / 90 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.

Matthew 6:14-15 ESV / 85 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 84 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.

Matthew 7:7-12 ESV / 84 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! ...

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 83 helpful votes

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

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 81 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.

Luke 11:9-10 ESV / 79 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.

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 78 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Joshua 4:20-22 ESV / 78 helpful votes

And those twelve stones, which they took out of the Jordan, Joshua set up at Gilgal. And he said to the people of Israel, “When your children ask their fathers in times to come, ‘What do these stones mean?’ then you shall let your children know, ‘Israel passed over this Jordan on dry ground.’

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 77 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.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 76 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 / 76 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 75 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Luke 18:1-8 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.’” ...

Mark 9:23 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”

Romans 8:26 ESV / 69 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

Matthew 8:1-34 ESV / 65 helpful votes

When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to them.” When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, appealing to him, ...

1 John 3:9 ESV / 64 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.

Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 64 helpful votes

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 63 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.

James 4:2 ESV / 58 helpful votes

You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

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,

Jeremiah 29:12 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 54 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Psalm 121:2 ESV / 53 helpful votes

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Matthew 5:6 ESV / 51 helpful votes

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Mark 11:23 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

Psalm 37:23-24 ESV / 48 helpful votes

The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 47 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.

Ephesians 1:17 ESV / 46 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,

John 17:3 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

Luke 11:4 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.”

James 5:15 ESV / 45 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.

Daniel 2:21 ESV / 45 helpful votes

He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding;

James 2:1-26 ESV / 44 helpful votes

My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory. For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly, and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in, and if you pay attention to the one who wears the fine clothing and say, “You sit here in a good place,” while you say to the poor man, “You stand over there,” or, “Sit down at my feet,” have you not then made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him? ...

James 1:6 ESV / 44 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.

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

Ephesians 1:7 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:12 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

John 16:1-33 ESV / 44 helpful votes

“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. “I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ ...

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