Matthew 7:23-29 DBY

23 and then will I avow unto them, I never knew you. Depart from me, workers of lawlessness.
24 Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who a built his house upon the b rock;

References for Matthew 7:24

    • ¨ 7:24 - Hostis, as ch. 2.6. Of that character: 'who was such as.'
    • © 7:24 - Here the article has the force of contrast, as in ch. 4.21. As in English, though the cases are more rare, we say, 'on the way,' 'the way side.' 'The sand' in ver. 26, contrasts with 'the rock' -- that which has that nature.
      25 and the rain came down, and the streams came, and the winds blew and fell upon that house, and it did not fall, for it had been founded upon the rock.
      26 And every one who hears these my words and does not do them, he shall be likened to a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand;
      27 and the rain came down, and the streams came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell, and its fall was great.
      28 And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were astonished at his doctrine,
      29 for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.