Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

"Every person therefore, who hears these words of mine and obeys them will be like the sensible person who built his house on a [foundation of] rock.

New American Standard Bible

“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.

King James Version

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:

Holman Bible

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

International Standard Version

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

A Conservative Version

Therefore every man, whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will compare him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.

American Standard Version

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:

Amplified

“So everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, will be like a wise man [a far-sighted, practical, and sensible man] who built his house on the rock.

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, whoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on the rock:

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore, whoever heareth these instructions of mine, and puts them in practice, I will compare him to the prudent man, who built his house upon a rock:

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

Then every one who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon the rock.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Everyone, therefore, who listens to this teaching of mine and acts upon it, will be like a sensible man who built his house on rock.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore whosoever heareth these my sayings, and doth them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on a rock: And the rain descended,

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore, every one which hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a discerning man which built his house upon the rock.

King James 2000

Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on a rock.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Whosoever heareth of me these sayings, and doeth the same, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house on a rock:

Moffatt New Testament

Now, everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts upon them will be like a sensible man who built his house on rock.

Montgomery New Testament

"Every one who hears my words and does them I will liken to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.

NET Bible

"Everyone who hears these words of mine and does them is like a wise man who built his house on rock.

New Heart English Bible

"Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, will be compared to a wise man, who built his house on a rock.

Noyes New Testament

Every one then that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, shall be likened to a wise man, who built his house upon a rock;

Sawyer New Testament

Every one, therefore, that hears these words of mine and performs them, I will liken to a wise man who built his house on the rock;

The Emphasized Bible

Every one, therefore, who heareth thesemy words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Every man therefore who is hearing from me these words, and puts them in practice, I will compare him to the intelligent man, who erected his house upon a rock:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Everyone, therefore, that listens to this teaching of mine and acts upon it may be compared to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock.

Webster

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:

Weymouth New Testament

"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;

Williams New Testament

"So everyone who listens to my words and practices their teaching, will be like a prudent man who built his house on a rocky foundation.

World English 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.

Worrell New Testament

"Every one, therefore, who hears these words of Mine, and does them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who, indeed, built his house upon the rock;

Worsley New Testament

Whoever therefore heareth these words of mine, and performeth them, I will compare him to a prudent man, who built his house on a rock:

Youngs Literal Translation

'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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

τούτους 
Toutous 
Usage: 21

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of mine
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

and

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

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


Usage: 0

I will liken
ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken, make like, be like, in the likeness of, resemble
Usage: 3

him

Usage: 0

unto a
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

φρόνιμος 
Phronimos 
Usage: 5

man
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
Usage: 22

his

Usage: 0

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

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

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Two Houses And Two Foundations

23 And then I will declare to them, 'I never acknowledged you [as my people]; go away from me, you people who have done sinful things.' 24 "Every person therefore, who hears these words of mine and obeys them will be like the sensible person who built his house on a [foundation of] rock. 25 The [heavy] rains came down and the flood waters rose and the winds blew and beat down on that house, but it did not collapse, for it was [built] on a foundation of rock.


Cross References

Luke 6:47-49

Every person who comes to me and listens to my words and obeys them, I will show you who he is like.

Luke 11:28

But Jesus said, "Yes, but those who listen to God's message and obey it are [more] blessed."

John 14:15

If you love me, you will obey my commandments.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

1 John 2:3

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

Matthew 5:3-12

"Those persons who feel a deep sense of their personal need are blessed because the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Matthew 5:28-32

But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with an improper sexual desire for her [body], has already been sexually unfaithful to his mate in his heart.

Matthew 6:14-15

For if you forgive the wrongs people have done [to you], your heavenly Father will also forgive the wrongs you have done [to Him].

Matthew 6:19-21

"Do not store your valuables [here] on earth, where moths can eat them and where rust can corrode them, and where burglars can break in and steal [them].

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask [God for something] and it will be given to you; look [to God for something] and you will find it; knock [on the door of opportunity] and it will be opened up to you.

Matthew 7:13-14

"You should enter [God's kingdom] by means of the narrow door, for the wide door and the broad road are the ones that lead to [spiritual and physical] destruction. And many people will enter [that wide door].

Matthew 12:50

"For whoever will do what my Father in heaven desires, is my brother and sister and mother."

John 13:17

If you know these things, you will be happy if you practice them.

John 14:22-24

[Then] Judas (not the betrayer) [Note: This was the son of James, See Luke 6:16. He is also called Thaddaeus, See Matt. 10:3], said to Jesus, "Lord, what has happened [i.e., to your original plans to be seen by everyone when you came. See Luke 21:27], that you will reveal yourself to us apostles [only] and not to the [whole] world?"

John 15:10

If you obey my commandments, [then] you will continue receiving my love; just as I have obeyed my Father's commandments and [so] continue receiving His love.

John 15:14

You people are my friends if you do what I command you to.

Romans 2:6-9

He will repay every person for what he has done. [See Psa. 62:12].

1 Corinthians 3:10-11

Using the unearned favor shown to me by God [Note: Paul here probably refers to his apostleship and its attending spiritual gifts], as an expert building contractor, I laid the foundation [i.e., in starting the Corinthian church], and someone else is building on it [i.e., Apollos. See verse 6].

Galatians 5:6-7

For in [our relationship with] Christ neither the practice of circumcision nor refraining from its practice matters in any way; but [all that really matters is having a genuine] faith [in Christ] that causes us to work [for Him] out of a genuine love [for Him and others].

James 1:21-27

Therefore, you should put away [from you] all moral filth and overflowing wickedness and humbly receive the word [of God], planted within you [by the Holy Spirit. See John 16:8], which is capable of saving your souls.

James 2:17-26

In the same way, if [your] faith does not have [good] deeds [to accompany it], it is dead, [because it stands] alone.

James 3:13-18

Who [then] is the wise and understanding person among you? He should show by his good conduct [that he has] deeds of gentleness [stemming] from wisdom.

1 John 3:22-24

and we can be assured of receiving from God whatever we ask Him for, because we are obeying His commands [i.e., especially the one about loving others] and are practicing what is pleasing to Him.

1 John 5:3-5

For this is [real evidence of] our love for God: [It is] obeying what He commands us to do. And obeying His commands does not cause us any grief [or, unpleasantness].

Revelation 22:14-15

Those who wash their robes are blessed because [then] they will have the right to [eat from] the tree of life, and will [be able to] enter the city through the gates.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived; God will not be fooled. Whatever a person does with his life, he will reap [the results of it].

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