13If 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?”
If
StrongsID:
g1487
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
εἰ
Transliteration:
ei
Pronounciation:
i
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.:--forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in εἴγε, εἰ δὲ μή(γε), εἰ καί, εἰ μή, εἰ μή τι, εἴ περ, εἴ πως, εἴ τις, ἐκ. See also ἐάν.
ye
StrongsID:
g5210
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὑμεῖς
Transliteration:
hymeîs
Pronounciation:
hoo-mice'
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
irregular plural of σύ; you (as subjective of verb):--ye (yourselves), you.
then
StrongsID:
g3767
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
οὖν
Transliteration:
oûn
Pronounciation:
oon
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly:--and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
being
StrongsID:
g5225
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὑπάρχω
Transliteration:
hypárchō
Pronounciation:
hoop-ar'-kho
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from ὑπό and ἄρχομαι; to begin under (quietly), i.e. come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist (as copula or subordinate to an adjective, participle, adverb or preposition, or as an auxiliary to a principal (verb):--after, behave, live.
evil
StrongsID:
g4190
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πονηρός
Transliteration:
ponērós
Pronounciation:
pon-ay-ros'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
from a derivative of πόνος; hurtful, i.e. evil (properly, in effect or influence, and thus differing from κακός, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from σαπρός, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue); figuratively, calamitous; also (passively) ill, i.e. diseased; but especially (morally) culpable, i.e. derelict, vicious, facinorous; neuter (singular) mischief, malice, or (plural) guilt; masculine (singular) the devil, or (plural) sinners:--bad, evil, grievous, harm, lewd, malicious, wicked(-ness). See also πονηρότερος.
know
StrongsID:
g1492
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
εἴδω
Transliteration:
eídō
Pronounciation:
i'-do
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent ὀπτάνομαι and ὁράω; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know:--be aware, behold, X can (+ not tell), consider, (have) know(-ledge), look (on), perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand, wish, wot. Compare ὀπτάνομαι.
how
to
give
StrongsID:
g1325
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δίδωμι
Transliteration:
dídōmi
Pronounciation:
did'-o-mee
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a prolonged form of a primary verb (which is used as an alternative in most of the tenses); to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection):--adventure, bestow, bring forth, commit, deliver (up), give, grant, hinder, make, minister, number, offer, have power, put, receive, set, shew, smite (+ with the hand), strike (+ with the palm of the hand), suffer, take, utter, yield.
good
StrongsID:
g18
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀγαθός
Transliteration:
agathós
Pronounciation:
ag-ath-os'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
a primary word; "good" (in any sense, often as noun):--benefit, good(-s, things), well. Compare καλός.
gifts
StrongsID:
g1390
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δόμα
Transliteration:
dóma
Pronounciation:
dom'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from the base of δίδωμι; a present:--gift.
unto
your
StrongsID:
g5216
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὑμῶν
Transliteration:
hymōn
Pronounciation:
hoo-mone'
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
genitive case of ὑμεῖς; of (from or concerning) you:--ye, you, your (own, -selves).
children
StrongsID:
g5043
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
τέκνον
Transliteration:
téknon
Pronounciation:
tek'-non
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from the base of τίκτω; a child (as produced):--child, daughter, son.
how
much
StrongsID:
g4214
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πόσος
Transliteration:
pósos
Pronounciation:
pos'-os
Part of Speech:
Correlative Or Interrogative Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
from an absolute (who, what) and ὅς; interrogative pronoun (of amount) how much (large, long or (plural) many):--how great (long, many), what.
more
StrongsID:
g3123
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
μᾶλλον
Transliteration:
mâllon
Pronounciation:
mal'-lon
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
neuter of the comparative of the same as μάλιστα; (adverbially) more (in a greater degree)) or rather:--+ better, X far, (the) more (and more), (so) much (the more), rather.
shall
StrongsID:
g1325
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δίδωμι
Transliteration:
dídōmi
Pronounciation:
did'-o-mee
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a prolonged form of a primary verb (which is used as an alternative in most of the tenses); to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection):--adventure, bestow, bring forth, commit, deliver (up), give, grant, hinder, make, minister, number, offer, have power, put, receive, set, shew, smite (+ with the hand), strike (+ with the palm of the hand), suffer, take, utter, yield.
your
heavenly
StrongsID:
g3772
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
οὐρανός
Transliteration:
ouranós
Pronounciation:
oo-ran-os'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
perhaps from the same as ὄρος (through the idea of elevation); the sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity):--air, heaven(-ly), sky.
Father
StrongsID:
g1537
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐκ
Transliteration:
ek
Pronounciation:
ex
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause; literal or figurative; direct or remote):--after, among, X are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, …ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with(-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
Father
StrongsID:
g3962
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πατήρ
Transliteration:
patḗr
Pronounciation:
pat-ayr'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
apparently a primary word; a "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote):--father, parent.
give
StrongsID:
g1325
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δίδωμι
Transliteration:
dídōmi
Pronounciation:
did'-o-mee
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a prolonged form of a primary verb (which is used as an alternative in most of the tenses); to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection):--adventure, bestow, bring forth, commit, deliver (up), give, grant, hinder, make, minister, number, offer, have power, put, receive, set, shew, smite (+ with the hand), strike (+ with the palm of the hand), suffer, take, utter, yield.
the
Holy
StrongsID:
g40
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἅγιος
Transliteration:
hágios
Pronounciation:
hag'-ee-os
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
from (an awful thing) (compare ἁγνός, θάλπω); sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated):--(most) holy (one, thing), saint.
Spirit
StrongsID:
g4151
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πνεῦμα
Transliteration:
pneûma
Pronounciation:
pnyoo'-mah
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from πνέω; a current of air, i.e. breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e. (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit:--ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind. Compare ψυχή.
to
them
that
ask
StrongsID:
g154
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
αἰτέω
Transliteration:
aitéō
Pronounciation:
ahee-teh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain derivation; to ask (in genitive case):--ask, beg, call for, crave, desire, require. Compare πυνθάνομαι.
him
StrongsID:
g846
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
αὐτός
Transliteration:
autós
Pronounciation:
ow-tos'
Part of Speech:
Personal Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
from the particle (perhaps akin to the base of ἀήρ through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative ἑαυτοῦ) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons:--her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare αὑτοῦ.