Matthew 7:24

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:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore, whosoeuer heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I wil liken him vnto a wise man, which built his house vpon a rocke:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Everyone, then, to whom my words come and who does them, will be like a wise man who made his house on a rock;
- Basic English Bible

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

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:
- Webster's Bible

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;
- Weymouth 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.
- World English Bible

Therfor ech man that herith these my wordis, and doith hem, schal be maad lijk to a wise man, that hath bildid his hous on a stoon.
- Wycliffe Bible

`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;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Matthew 7:24


7:24 #Luke 6:47|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 7:24


Mt 7:24 Whosoever heareth these sayings of mine. The words that he has spoken in this discourse, and all his teachings. I will liken him unto a wise man. The wise man, with wise forethought, has built on a firm foundation. In a country with a rainy season and heavy floods this was essential. The man who "hears and does" Christ's words is building upon the rock (Mt 16:16).

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