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Matthew 7:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And every one that heareth these words of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened to a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— 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;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And every one who heareth these my words, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And every one who is hearing of me these words, and is not doing them, shall be likened to a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And every one that heareth these my words and doth them not, shall be like a foolish man that built his house upon the sand,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And euery one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall bee likened vnto a foolish man, which built his house vpon the sand:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And every one who heareth these my words, and doeth them not, shall be likened to a man who built his house upon sand.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And every one that heareth these my discourses, and doeth them not, will be like a foolish man that built his house upon sand.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
every one 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
that heareth 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
these 5128
{5128} Prime
τούτους
toutous
{too'-tooce}
Accusative plural masculine of G3778; these (persons, as object of verb or preposition).
sayings 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
of mine, 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
doeth 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
them 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
not, 3361
{3361} Prime
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
shall be likened 3666
{3666} Prime
ὁμοιόω
homoioo
{hom-oy-o'-o}
From G3664; to assimilate, that is, compare; passively to become similar.
z5701
<5701> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 251
unto a foolish 3474
{3474} Prime
μωρός
moros
{mo-ros'}
Probably form the base of G3466; dull or stupid (as if shut up), that is, heedless, (morally) blockhead, (apparently) absurd.
man, 435
{0435} Prime
ἀνήρ
aner
{an'-ayr}
A primary word (compare G0444); a man (properly as an individual male).
which 3748
{3748} Prime
ὅστις
hostis
{hos'-tis}
From G3739 and G5100; which some, that is, any that; also (definitely) which same.
built 3618
{3618} Prime
οἰκοδομέω
oikodomeo
{oy-kod-om-eh'-o}
From the same as G3619; to be a house builder, that is, construct or (figuratively) confirm.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
his y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
house 3614
{3614} Prime
οἰκία
oikia
{oy-kee'-ah}
From G3624; properly residence (abstractly), but usually (concretely) an abode (literally or figuratively); by implication a family (especially domestics).
upon 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
sand: 285
{0285} Prime
ἄμμος
ammos
{am'-mos}
Perhaps from G0260; sand (as heaped on the beach).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 7:26

_ _ And every one that heareth these sayings of mine — in the attitude of discipleship.

_ _ and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand — denoting a loose foundation — that of an empty profession and mere external services.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 7:21-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
doeth:

1 Samuel 2:30 Wherefore the LORD God of Israel saith, I said indeed [that] thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Proverbs 14:1 Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
Jeremiah 8:9 The wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom [is] in them?
Luke 6:49 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.
James 2:20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
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