Matthew 7:29
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New International Version
because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.

New Living Translation
for he taught with real authority--quite unlike their teachers of religious law.

English Standard Version
for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.

Berean Study Bible
because He taught as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.

Berean Literal Bible
for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

New American Standard Bible
for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

King James Bible
For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
because He was teaching them like one who had authority, and not like their scribes.

International Standard Version
because he was teaching them like a person who had authority, and not like their scribes.

NET Bible
because he taught them like one who had authority, not like their experts in the law.

New Heart English Bible
for he taught them with authority, and not like their scribes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For he was teaching them as one having authority and not as their Scribes and the Pharisees.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Unlike their scribes, he taught them with authority.

New American Standard 1977
for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
for he taught them as one having authority and not as the scribes.

King James 2000 Bible
For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

American King James Version
For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

American Standard Version
for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he was teaching them as one having power, and not as the scribes and Pharisees.

Darby Bible Translation
for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.

English Revised Version
for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Weymouth New Testament
for He had been teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their Scribes taught.

World English Bible
for he taught them with authority, and not like the scribes.

Young's Literal Translation
for he was teaching them as having authority, and not as the scribes.
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 Authority of Jesus
28When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at His teaching, 29because He taught as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.
Cross References
Matthew 7:28
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at His teaching,

Matthew 8:1
When Jesus came down from the mountain, large crowds followed Him.
Treasury of Scripture

For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

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Isaiah 50:4 The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the learned, that I should …

Jeremiah 23:28,29 The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has …

Micah 3:8 But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, …

Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries …

Acts 3:22,23 For Moses truly said to the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your …

Acts 6:10 And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spoke.

Hebrews 4:12,13 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any …

and not.

Matthew 15:1-9 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying…

Matthew 23:2-6,15-24 Saying The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat…

Mark 7:5-13 Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not your disciples …

Luke 20:8,46,47 And Jesus said to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do …

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