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Luke 11:13

    Luke 11:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If, then, you who are evil are able to give good things to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who make request to him?

    Webster's Revision

    If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 11:13

    The Holy Spirit - Or, as several MSS. have it, πνευμα αγαθον, the good spirit. See on Matthew 7:11 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 11:13

    11:13 How much more shall your heavenly Father - How beautiful is the gradation! A friend: a father: God! Give the Holy Spirit - The best of gifts, and that which includes every good gift.