Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This came from the Lord and is wonderful in our eyes?
Haven't you read this Scripture: The stone that the builders rejected-- this has become the cornerstone.
This came from the Lord and is wonderful in our eyes?"
But He looked at them and said, "Then what is the meaning of this Scripture: The stone that the builders rejected-- this has become the cornerstone?
This [Jesus] is The stone despised by you builders, who has become the cornerstone.
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone.
The whole building is being fitted together in Him and is growing into a holy sanctuary in the Lord,
in whom you also are being built together for God's dwelling in the Spirit.
Coming to Him, a living stone-- rejected by men but chosen and valuable to God--
you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house for a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
For it stands in Scripture: Look! I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and valuable cornerstone, and the one who believes in Him will never be put to shame!
So the honor is for you who believe; but for the unbelieving, The stone that the builders rejected-- this One has become the cornerstone, and
A stone that causes men to stumble, and a rock that trips them up. They stumble by disobeying the message; they were destined for this.
'What are you, great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain. And he will bring out the capstone accompanied by shouts of: Grace, grace to it!'"