Matthew 7:24
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New International Version
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

New Living Translation
"Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.

English Standard Version
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock.

New American Standard Bible
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

King James Bible
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

International Standard Version
"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

NET Bible
"Everyone who hears these words of mine and does them is like a wise man who built his house on rock.

New Heart English Bible
"Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, will be compared to a wise man, who built his house on a rock.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Everyone therefore who hears these my words, and does them, will be likened to the wise man who built his house on solid rock.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Therefore, everyone who hears what I say and obeys it will be like a wise person who built a house on rock.

New American Standard 1977
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine, and acts upon them, may be compared to a wise man, who built his house upon the rock.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock:

American King James Version
Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, which built his house on a rock:

American Standard Version
Every one therefore that heareth these words of mine, and doeth them, shall be likened unto a wise man, who built his house upon the rock:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock,

Darby Bible Translation
Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

English Revised Version
Every one therefore which heareth these words of mine, and doeth them, shall be likened unto a wise man, which built his house upon the rock:

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore whoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house upon a rock:

Weymouth New Testament
"Every one who hears these my teachings and acts upon them will be found to resemble a wise man who builds his house upon rock;

World English Bible
"Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on a rock.

Young's Literal Translation
'Therefore, every one who doth hear of me these words, and doth do them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:21-29 Christ here shows that it will not be enough to own him for our Master, only in word and tongue. It is necessary to our happiness that we believe in Christ, that we repent of sin, that we live a holy life, that we love one another. This is his will, even our sanctification. Let us take heed of resting in outward privileges and doings, lest we deceive ourselves, and perish eternally, as multitudes do, with a lie in our right hand. Let every one that names the name of Christ, depart from all sin. There are others, whose religion rests in bare hearing, and it goes no further; their heads are filled with empty notions. These two sorts of hearers are represented as two builders. This parable teaches us to hear and do the sayings of the Lord Jesus: some may seem hard to flesh and blood, but they must be done. Christ is laid for a foundation, and every thing besides Christ is sand. Some build their hopes upon worldly prosperity; others upon an outward profession of religion. Upon these they venture; but they are all sand, too weak to bear such a fabric as our hopes of heaven. There is a storm coming that will try every man's work. When God takes away the soul, where is the hope of the hypocrite? The house fell in the storm, when the builder had most need of it, and expected it would be a shelter to him. It fell when it was too late to build another. May the Lord make us wise builders for eternity. Then nothing shall separate us from the love of Christ Jesus. The multitudes were astonished at the wisdom and power of Christ's doctrine. And this sermon, ever so often read over, is always new. Every word proves its Author to be Divine. Let us be more and more decided and earnest, making some one or other of these blessednesses and Christian graces the main subject of our thoughts, even for weeks together. Let us not rest in general and confused desires after them, whereby we grasp at all, but catch nothing.
Study Bible
The House on the Rock
23Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you workers of lawlessness.’ 24Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25The rain fell, the torrents raged, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because its foundation was on the rock.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:8
The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.

Proverbs 10:25
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 12:7
The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.

Matthew 7:25
The rain fell, the torrents raged, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because its foundation was on the rock.

Matthew 7:26
But everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.

Matthew 16:18
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.

Matthew 24:45
Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of his household, to give the others their food at the proper time?

Matthew 25:2
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.

Matthew 25:4
But the wise ones took oil in flasks along with their lamps.

Matthew 25:9
No,' said the wise ones, 'or there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.'
Treasury of Scripture

Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, which built his house on a rock:

whosoever.

Matthew 7:7,8,13,14 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, …

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:28-32 But I say to you, That whoever looks on a woman to lust after her …

Matthew 6:14,15,19 For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will …

Matthew 12:50 For whoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the …

Luke 6:47-49 Whoever comes to me, and hears my sayings, and does them, I will …

Luke 11:28 But he said, Yes rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, …

John 13:17 If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

John 14:15,22-24 If you love me, keep my commandments…

John 15:10,14 If you keep my commandments, you shall abide in my love; even as …

Romans 2:6-9 Who will render to every man according to his deeds…

Galatians 5:6,7 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; …

Galatians 6:7,8 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that …

James 1:21-27 Why lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and …

James 2:17-26 Even so faith, if it has not works, is dead, being alone…

1 John 2:3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 3:22-24 And whatever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, …

1 John 5:3-5 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his …

Revelation 22:14,15 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right …

a wise.

Job 28:28 And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; …

Psalm 111:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding …

Psalm 119:99,130 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for your testimonies …

Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly …

James 3:13-18 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show …

which.

1 Corinthians 3:10,11 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master …

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