|New International Version (© 2011)|
Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed."
King James Bible
Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
American Standard Version
Every one that falleth on that stone shall be broken to pieces; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will scatter him as dust.
Young's Literal Translation
every one who hath fallen on that stone shall be broken, and on whom it may fall, it will crush him to pieces.'
Luke 20:18 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Grind him to powder - See on Matthew 21:44 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
shall fall. This is an allusion to the Jewish mode of stoning. 'The place of stoning was twice as high as a man. From the top of this one of the witnesses struck the culprit on the loins, and felled him to the ground: if he died of this, well; if not, the other witness threw a stone upon his heart,' etc. Our Lord seems to refer not only to the dreadful crushing of the Jews by the Romans, but also to their general dispersion to the present day.
Isaiah 8:14,15 And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offense to both the houses of Israel...
Daniel 2:34,35,44,45 You saw till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image on his feet that were of iron and clay...
Zechariah 12:3 And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces...
Matthew 21:34 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, that they might receive the fruits of it.
1 Thessalonians 2:16 Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always...
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Isaiah 8:15 Many of them will stumble; they will fall and be broken, they will be snared and captured."
Matthew 21:44 Anyone who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed."