Ask, and it shall be given you

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Ask, and it shall be given you definition


A teaching of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. He continues, “Seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”

Note: This passage suggests that God will give whatever is needed to those who have the faith to ask for it.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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