MARK 11:24

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire

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Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

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Mark 11:24 Translation & Meaning

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Therefore διὰ Through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional) Therefore
I say λέγω Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean say
unto you, ὑμῖν To (with or by) you unto you
What things πάντα All, any, every, the whole things
soever ὅσα As (much, great, long, etc.) as soever
ye αἰτεῖσθε To ask (in genitive case) ye
desire, αἰτεῖσθε To ask (in genitive case) desire
when ye pray, προσεύχομενοι To pray to God, i.e., supplicate, worship pray
believe πιστεύετε To have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), i.e., credit; by implication, to entrust (especially one's spiritual well-being to Christ) believe
that ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because that
ye receive λαμβάνετέ To take. While G0138 is more violent, to seize or remove. receive
them, (No Greek definition. English implied.)
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
ye ὑμῖν To (with or by) you ye
shall have ἔσται Will be shall have
them. (No Greek definition. English implied.)

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  • 22  And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.

  • 23  For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

  • 24  Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

  • 25  And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

  • 26  But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.




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