"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
"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.
"Anyone who listens to my teaching and obeys me is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
"These words I speak to you are not incidental additions to your life, homeowner improvements to your standard of living. They are foundational words, words to build a life on. If you work these words into your life, you are like a smart carpenter who built his house on solid rock.
Everyone, then, to whom my words come and who does them, will be like a wise man who made his house on a rock;
"Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.
"Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock:
unto a wise
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1 tn Grk “Therefore everyone.” Here οὖν (oun) has not been translated.
2 tn Grk “will be like.” The same phrase occurs in v. 26.