King James VersionMatthew7


1 Judge not, that ye be not judged. 2 For with what judg­ment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what mea­sure ye mete, it shall be mea­sured to you again. 3 And why be­hold­est thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but con­sid­er­est not the beam that is in thine own eye? 4 Or how wilt thou say to thy broth­er, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, be­hold, a beam is in thine own eye? 5 Thou hyp­ocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clear­ly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye. 6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, nei­ther cast ye your pearls be­fore swine, lest they tram­ple them un­der their feet, and turn again and rend you. 7 Ask, and it shall be giv­en you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For ev­ery one that as­keth re­ceiveth; and he that seeketh find­eth; and to him that knock­eth it shall be opened. 9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a ser­pent? 11 If ye then, be­ing evil, know how to give good gifts unto your chil­dren, how much more shall your Fa­ther which is in heav­en give good things to them that ask him? 12 There­fore all things what­so­ev­er ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. 13 En­ter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that lead­eth to de­struc­tion, and many there be which go in there­at: 14 Be­cause strait is the gate, and nar­row is the way, which lead­eth unto life, and few there be that find it. 15 Be­ware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's cloth­ing, but in­ward­ly they are raven­ing wolves. 16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gath­er grapes of thorns, or figs of this­tles? 17 Even so ev­ery good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a cor­rupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. 18 A good tree can­not bring forth evil fruit, nei­ther can a cor­rupt tree bring forth good fruit. 19 Ev­ery tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. 20 Where­fore by their fruits ye shall know them. 21 Not ev­ery one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall en­ter into the king­dom of heav­en; but he that doeth the will of my Fa­ther which is in heav­en. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not proph­e­sied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out dev­ils? and in thy name done many won­der­ful works? 23 And then will I pro­fess unto them, I nev­er knew you: de­part from me, ye that work in­iq­ui­ty. 24 There­fore whoso­ev­er heareth these say­ings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: 25 And the rain de­scend­ed, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was found­ed upon a rock. 26 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: 27 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. 28 And it came to pass, when Je­sus had end­ed these say­ings, the peo­ple were as­ton­ished at his doc­trine: 29 For he taught them as one hav­ing au­thor­i­ty, and not as the scribes.