22 The stone(A) the builders rejected
    has become the cornerstone;(B)

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14 He will be a holy place;(A)
    for both Israel and Judah he will be
a stone(B) that causes people to stumble(C)
    and a rock that makes them fall.(D)
And for the people of Jerusalem he will be
    a trap and a snare.(E)
15 Many of them will stumble;(F)
    they will fall and be broken,
    they will be snared and captured.”

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34 While you were watching, a rock was cut out, but not by human hands.(A) It struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and smashed(B) them.(C) 35 Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold were all broken to pieces and became like chaff on a threshing floor in the summer. The wind swept them away(D) without leaving a trace. But the rock that struck the statue became a huge mountain(E) and filled the whole earth.(F)

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45 This is the meaning of the vision of the rock(A) cut out of a mountain, but not by human hands(B)—a rock that broke the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold to pieces.

“The great God has shown the king what will take place in the future.(C) The dream is true(D) and its interpretation is trustworthy.”

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On that day, when all the nations(A) of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock(B) for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure(C) themselves.

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11 Jesus is

“‘the stone you builders rejected,
    which has become the cornerstone.’[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 4:11 Psalm 118:22
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