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Matthew 7 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Judging Others

(Luk 6:37–42 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:1 -

“Do not [fn]judge, so that you will not be judged.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:2 - “For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and [fn]by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:3 - “Why do you look at the [fn]speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:4 - “Or how [fn]can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the [fn]speck out of your eye,’ and look, the log is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:5 - “You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the [fn]speck out of your brother’s eye!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:6 -

“Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Prayer and the Golden Rule

(Luk 11:9–13 )
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[fn]Ask, and it will be given to you; [fn]seek, and you will find; [fn]knock, and it will be opened to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:8 - “For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:9 - “Or what person is there among you [fn]who, when his son asks for a loaf of bread, [fn]will give him a stone?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:10 - “Or [fn]if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:11 - “So if you, despite being [fn]evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:12 -

“In everything, therefore, [fn]treat people the same way you want [fn]them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

The Narrow and Wide Gates

(Luk 13:24 )
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“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:14 - “For the gate is narrow and the way is constricted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

A Tree and Its Fruit

(Mat 12:33; Luk 6:43–45 )
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“Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:16 - “You will [fn]know them by their fruits. [fn]Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes, nor figs from thistles, are they?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:17 - “So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:18 - “A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:19 - “Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:20 - “So then, you will [fn]know them by their fruits.
(Luk 6:46; 13:26, 27 )
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“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:22 - “Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many [fn]miracles?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:23 - “And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; LEAVE ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.’

The Two Foundations

(Luk 6:47–49 )
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“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine, and [fn]acts on them, will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:25 - “And the rain fell and the [fn]floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:26 - “And everyone who hears these words of Mine, and does not [fn]act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:27 - “And the rain fell and the [fn]floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and its collapse was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:28 -

[fn]When Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were amazed at His teaching;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:29 - for He was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.
NASB20 Footnotes
I.e., make a habit of judging or have a judgmental attitude
Lit by which measure you measure
Or splinter
Lit will
Or splinter
Or splinter
Or Keep asking
Or keep seeking
Or keep knocking
Lit whom his son will ask
Lit he will not give him a stone, will he?
Lit also will ask
I.e., as sinful mankind
Lit you, too, do so for them
Lit people
Or recognize
Lit They do not gather
Or recognize
Or works of power
Lit does them
Lit rivers
Lit do them
Lit rivers
Lit And it happened when

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