New International Version
The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash."
King James Bible
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it fell--and great was its fall."
Young's Literal Translation
and the rain did descend, and the streams came, and the winds blew, and they beat on that house, and it fell, and its fall was great.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the rain descended, and the floods came, etc. - A fine illustration of this may be seen in the case of the fishermen in Bengal, who, in the dry season, build their huts on the beds of sand from which the rivers had retired: but when the rain sets in suddenly; as it often does, accompanied with violent northwest winds, and the waters pour down in torrents from the mountains; in one night, multitudes of these buildings are swept away, and the place where they stood is on the next morning indiscoverable.
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LibraryNovember 22. "Cast the Beam Out of Thine Own Eye" (Matt. vii. 5).
"Cast the beam out of thine own eye" (Matt. vii. 5). Greater than the fault you condemn and criticise is the sin of criticism and condemnation. There is no place we need such grace as in dealing with an erring one. A lady once called on us on her way to give an erring sister a piece of her mind. We advised her to wait until she could love her a little more. Only He who loved sinners well enough to die for them can deal with the erring. We never see all the heart. He does, and He can convict without …
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They were carried off before their time, their foundations washed away by a flood.
The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.
But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching,
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