New American Standard Bible
"You foolish ones, did not He who made the outside make the inside also?
King James Bible
Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
Darby Bible Translation
Fools, has not he who has made the outside made the inside also?
World English Bible
You foolish ones, didn't he who made the outside make the inside also?
Young's Literal Translation
unthinking! did not He who made the outside also the inside make?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Ye fools - How unwise and wicked is your conduct! The word denotes not only "want of wisdom," but also wickedness. Compare Psalm 14:1; Proverbs 13:19; Proverbs 14:9. Your conduct is not merely "foolish," but it is a cloak for sin - designed to countenance wickedness.
Did not he ... - Did not God, who made the "body," make also the "soul?" You Pharisees take great pains to cleanse the "body," under a pretence of pleasing "God." Did "he"" not also make the "mind?" and is it not of as much importance that "that" should be pure, as that the body should?
LibraryThe Praying Christ
'... As He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disclples said unto Him, Lord, teach us to pray.'--LUKE xi. 1. It is noteworthy that we owe our knowledge of the prayers of Jesus principally to the Evangelist Luke. There is, indeed, one solemn hour of supplication under the quivering shadows of the olive-trees in Gethsemane which is recorded by Matthew and Mark as well; and though the fourth Gospel passes over that agony of prayer, it gives us, in accordance with its ruling purpose, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xi. 5, "Which of You Shall have a Friend, and Shall Go unto Him at Midnight," Etc.
Moses --Making Haste
"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'
1 Corinthians 15:36
You fool! That which you sow does not come to life unless it dies;
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