Matthew 21:42-46

42 Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: “ ‘The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes’[a] ?
43 “Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit.
44 Anyone who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed.”[b]
45 When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard Jesus’ parables, they knew he was talking about them.
46 They looked for a way to arrest him, but they were afraid of the crowd because the people held that he was a prophet.

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Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 118:22,23; S Acts 4:11; 1 Peter 2:7
  • 2. Matthew 8:12
  • 3. S Luke 2:34
  • 4. S ver 11,26

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Psalm 118:22,23
  • [b]. Some manuscripts do not have verse 44.
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