Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But he who heard, and not having done, is like a man who built a house upon the soil without a foundation, on which the stream beat, and straightaway it fell. And the ruin of that house became great.

New American Standard Bible

"But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation; and the torrent burst against it and immediately it collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great."

King James Version

But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

Holman Bible

But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The river crashed against it, and immediately it collapsed. And the destruction of that house was great!”

International Standard Version

But the person who hears what I say but doesn't act on it is like someone who built a house on the ground without any foundation. When the floodwaters pushed against it, that house quickly collapsed, and the resulting destruction of that house was extensive."

American Standard Version

But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that built a house upon the earth without a foundation; against which the stream brake, and straightway it fell in; and the ruin of that house was great.

Amplified

But he who merely hears and does not practice doing My words is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation, against which the torrent burst, and immediately it collapsed and fell, and the breaking and ruin of that house was great.

An Understandable Version

But the person who hears [my words] and does not obey them is like a man who built a house on the ground, without a foundation. [When] the river pounded against it, immediately it collapsed and the destruction of that house was complete."

Anderson New Testament

But he that hears, and does not, is like a man that built a house upon the earth, without a foundation, against which the torrent dashed with violence, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great.

Bible in Basic English

But he who gives hearing, without doing, is like a man building a house on the earth without a base for it; and when the force of the river came against it, straight away it came down; and the destruction of that house was great.

Common New Testament

But he who hears and does not do them is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation; against which the stream broke, and immediately it fell. And the ruin of that house was great."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he that does not practise what he hears, is like a man who built his house upon the loose earth without any foundation: the current beat impetuously against it: in the instant down it fell, and great were its ruins.

Darby Translation

And he that has heard and not done, is like a man who has built a house on the ground without a foundation, on which the stream broke, and immediately it fell, and the breach of that house was great.

Godbey New Testament

But the one hearing and not doing, is like unto a man building his house upon the ground without a foundation; against which the river broke, and it fell immediately, and great was the fall of that house.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the man who listens to it, and does not act upon it, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation. The torrent burst upon it, and it collapsed at once, and the wreck of that house was complete."

John Wesley New Testament

But he that heareth, and doth not, is like a man that built an house without a foundation upon the earth: against which the stream broke vehemently, and immediately it fell: and the breach of that house was great.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having heard, and not having done, is like a man having built a house upon the earth, without a foundation; against which the river dashed, and immediately it fell; and the breaking of that house was great.

King James 2000

But he that hears, and does not, is like a man that without a foundation built a house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the one who hears [my words] and does not do [them] is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation, which the river burst against, and immediately it collapsed--and the collapse of that house was great!"

Modern King James verseion

But he who hears and does not perform, is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, on which the stream burst, and immediately it fell. And the ruin of that house was great.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he that heareth and doth not, is like a man, that without foundation built a house upon the earth, against which, the flood did beat: and it fell by and by. And the fall of that house was great."

Moffatt New Testament

He who has listened and has not obeyed is like a man who built a house on the earth with no foundation; the river dashed against it and it collapsed at once, and the ruin of that house was great."

Montgomery New Testament

"But he who listens but does not do, is like a man who built a house upon the soil, without foundations, against which the torrent burst, and at once it fell in, and the ruin of that house was great."

NET Bible

But the person who hears and does not put my words into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the river burst against that house, it collapsed immediately, and was utterly destroyed!"

New Heart English Bible

But he who hears, and does not do, is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream broke, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great."

Noyes New Testament

But he that heareth and doeth not, is like a man that built a house upon the earth without a foundation; against which the stream dashed, and it fell at once, and the ruin of that house was great.

Sawyer New Testament

But he that hears and does not, is like a man building a house on the earth, without a foundation, against which the stream beat, and it fell immediately; and the ruin of that house was great.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he that hath heard and not done, is like unto a man having built a house upon the earth, without a foundation, - against which the stream burst, and, straightway, it fell in; and it came to pass, that, the crash of that house, was, great.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he that heareth, and doth not practice, is like a man who built his house on the earth without a foundation; against which the river rushed violently, and immediately it fell; and the crash of the fall of that house was great.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But those who have listened and not acted upon what they have heard may be compared to a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation. The river swept down upon it, and the house immediately collapsed; and great was the crash that followed."

Webster

But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that, without a foundation, built a house on the earth, against which the stream beat vehemently, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great.

Weymouth New Testament

But he who has heard and not practised is like a man who has built a house upon the soft soil without a foundation, against which the torrent bursts, and immediately it collapses, and terrible is the wreck and ruin of that house."

Williams New Testament

But the man who merely hears them and does not practice them is like a man who built a house upon the ground without a foundation. The torrent burst upon it, and at once it collapsed, and the wreck of that house was complete."

World English Bible

But he who hears, and doesn't do, is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream broke, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great."

Worrell New Testament

But he who heard and did not, is like a man who built a house upon the earth without a foundation; against which the stream broke, and straightway it collapsed; and the ruin of that house was great."

Worsley New Testament

But he that heareth and observeth not, is like a man that built an house upon the ground without any foundation, which the flood beat violently upon, and immediately it fell down, and the ruin of that house was great.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And he who heard and did not, is like to a man having builded a house upon the earth, without a foundation, against which the stream brake forth, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house became great.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

θεμέλιος 
themelios 
Usage: 13

οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
Usage: 22

an house
οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

προσρήγνυμι 
Prosregnumi 
Usage: 0

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the stream
ποταμός 
Potamos 
Usage: 11

προσρήγνυμι 
Prosregnumi 
Usage: 0

εὐθέως 
Eutheos 
Usage: 61

it fell
πίπτω πέτω 
Pipto 
Usage: 56

the ruin
ῥῆγμα 
Rhegma 
Usage: 0

of that
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

References

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: Two Houses And Two Foundations

48 He is like a man who builds a house, who dug and excavated, and laid a foundation upon the rock. And when a flood developed, the stream beat upon that house, and could not shake it, for it had been founded upon the rock. 49 But he who heard, and not having done, is like a man who built a house upon the soil without a foundation, on which the stream beat, and straightaway it fell. And the ruin of that house became great.


Cross References

Proverbs 28:18

He who walks uprightly shall be delivered, but he who is perverse in [his] ways shall fall at once.

Jeremiah 44:16-17

As for the word that thou have spoken to us in the name of LORD, we will not hearken to thee.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to thee as the people come, and they sit before thee as my people. And they hear thy words, but do not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Hosea 4:14

I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot, nor your brides when they commit adultery. For themselves go apart with harlots, and they sacrifice with the prostitutes. And the people who do not understand shall be ove

Matthew 12:43-45

But when the unclean spirit goes forth out of the man, it passes through waterless places, seeking rest, and finds it not.

Matthew 13:20-22

And that which was sown upon the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and straightaway receiving it with joy,

Matthew 21:29-30

And having answered, he said, I do not want to, but having repented later, he went.

Matthew 23:3

All things therefore, however many they may tell you to observe, observe and do, but do not ye according to their works, for they say, and do not.

Matthew 24:10

And then many will be caused to stumble, and they will betray each other and will hate each other.

Mark 4:17

And they have no root in themselves, but are temporary. Afterward, when tribulation or persecution develops because of the word, straightaway they are caused to stumble.

Luke 6:46

And why do ye call me, Lord, Lord, and not do the things that I say?

Luke 8:5-7

The man who sows went forth to sow his seed. And during his sowing, some fell by the way, and it was trampled, and the birds of the sky devoured it.

Luke 10:12-16

I say to you, that it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.

Luke 11:24-26

When the unclean spirit departs out of the man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest. And not finding, it says, I will return to my house from where I came out.

Luke 12:47

And that bondman who knew his lord's will, and who did not prepare, nor do according to his will, will be beaten much,

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent an embassy behind him, saying, We do not want this man to reign over us.

Luke 19:27

Nevertheless those enemies of mine who did not want me to reign over them, bring here, and kill them before me.

John 15:2

Every branch in me not bearing fruit, he removes it. And every branch that bears fruit, he prunes it, so that it may bear more fruit.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departure grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Acts 26:11

And punishing them often at all the synagogues, I compelled them to blaspheme. And being extraordinarily furious toward them, I persecuted them even as far as to outside cities.

1 Thessalonians 3:5

Because of this, I too, no longer covering over it, sent in order to know your faith, lest somehow he who tempts was tempting you, and our labor became in vain.

Hebrews 10:26-29

For when we sin willfully after taking the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more a sacrifice for sins,

James 1:22-26

But become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

James 2:17-26

So also faith, if it has no works, is dead by itself.

2 Peter 1:5-9

Now this same thing also, having applied all eagerness, furnish in your faith, virtue, and in virtue, knowledge,

2 Peter 2:20

For if, having escaped the defilements of the world by knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and, having been again entangled in these, they are overcome, the last things have become worse for them than the first.

1 John 2:3-4

And by this we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they were of us, they would have continued with us, but--so that they might be made known, that they are not all of us.

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