Matthew 13:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow;

King James Version

And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

International Standard Version

Then he began to tell them many things in parables. He said, "Listen! A farmer went out to sow.

A Conservative Version

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, the man who sows went forth to sow.

American Standard Version

And he spake to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow;

Amplified

And He told them many things in parables (stories by way of illustration and comparison), saying, A sower went out to sow.

An Understandable Version

And He spoke many things to them in parables [i.e., brief stories to illustrate His teaching], saying, "Once a farmer went out [to his field] to plant grain.

Anderson New Testament

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying: Behold, the sower went out to sow.

Bible in Basic English

And he gave them teaching in the form of a story, saying, A man went out to put seed in the earth;

Common New Testament

Then he told them many things in parables, saying: "A sower went out to sow his seed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then he talk'd to them much in parables, and said, a sower went out to sow.

Darby Translation

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow:

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold a sower went out to sow.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he told them many things in figures, and said to them, "A sower went out to sow,

Holman Bible

Then He told them many things in parables, saying: "Consider the sower who went out to sow.

John Wesley New Testament

And he spake many things to them in parables, saying, Behold a sower went forth to sow.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow;

Julia Smith Translation

And he spake to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, he, the sower, went forth to sow.

King James 2000

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he spoke many [things] to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow,

Modern King James verseion

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he spake many things to them in similitudes, saying, "Behold, the sower went forth to sow.

Moffatt New Testament

He spoke at some length to them in parables, saying: "A sower went out to sow,

Montgomery New Testament

Then he told them many truths in parables. "Behold," he said, "the sower went forth to sow;

NET Bible

He told them many things in parables, saying: "Listen! A sower went out to sow.

New Heart English Bible

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, "Listen, a farmer went out to sow.

New simplified Bible

He told them many illustrations. He said: A farmer went out to sow.

Noyes New Testament

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow.

Sawyer New Testament

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying; Behold, a sower went out to sow;

The Emphasized Bible

And he spake unto them many things, in parables, saying: Lo! the sower went forth to sow, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he spake unto them many things in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went out to sow:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then he told them many truths in parables. "The sower," he began, "went out to sow; and,

Webster

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

Weymouth New Testament

He then spoke many things to them in figurative language. "The sower goes out," He said, "to sow.

Williams New Testament

And in stories, by way of comparison, He told them many things, as He continued to speak: "A sower went out to sow,

World English Bible

He spoke to them many things in parables, saying, "Behold, a farmer went out to sow.

Worrell New Testament

And He spake to them many things in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went forth to sow.

Worsley New Testament

saying, "Behold a sower went out to sow;

Youngs Literal Translation

and he spake to them many things in similes, saying: 'Lo, the sower went forth to sow,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

he spake
λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
many , much , great ,
Usage: 292


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold , lo , see
Usage: 140

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out , come , depart , go , go forth , come out , come forth ,
Usage: 164

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower

2 And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach. 3 And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow; 4 and as he sowed, some seeds fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate them up.


Cross References

Matthew 13:10-13

And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to them in parables?"

Matthew 13:34-35

All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and He did not speak to them without a parable.

Matthew 13:53

When Jesus had finished these parables, He departed from there.

Mark 4:2-9

And He was teaching them many things in parables, and was saying to them in His teaching,

Mark 4:13

And He said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? How will you understand all the parables?

Mark 4:33

With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;

Judges 9:8-20

"Once the trees went forth to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive tree, 'Reign over us!'

2 Samuel 12:1-7

Then the LORD sent Nathan to David And he came to him and said, "There were two men in one city, the one rich and the other poor.

Psalm 49:4

I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will express my riddle on the harp.

Psalm 78:2

I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old,

Isaiah 5:1-7

Let me sing now for my well-beloved A song of my beloved concerning His vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hill.

Ezekiel 17:2

"Son of man, propound a riddle and speak a parable to the house of Israel,

Ezekiel 20:49

Then I said, "Ah Lord GOD! They are saying of me, 'Is he not just speaking parables?'"

Ezekiel 24:3-14

"Speak a parable to the rebellious house and say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Put on the pot, put it on and also pour water in it;

Micah 2:4

"On that day they will take up against you a taunt And utter a bitter lamentation and say, 'We are completely destroyed! He exchanges the portion of my people; How He removes it from me! To the apostate He apportions our fields.'

Habakkuk 2:6

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

Matthew 22:1

Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,

Matthew 24:32

"Now learn the parable from the fig tree: when its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near;

Mark 3:23

And He called them to Himself and began speaking to them in parables, "How can Satan cast out Satan?

Mark 12:1

And He began to speak to them in parables: "A man PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT, AND DUG A VAT UNDER THE WINE PRESS AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.

Mark 12:12

And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He spoke the parable against them And so they left Him and went away.

Luke 8:5-8

"The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the air ate it up.

Luke 8:10

And He said, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that SEEING THEY MAY NOT SEE, AND HEARING THEY MAY NOT UNDERSTAND.

Luke 12:41

Peter said, "Lord, are You addressing this parable to us, or to everyone else as well?"

Luke 15:3-7

So He told them this parable, saying,

John 16:25

"These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; an hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but will tell you plainly of the Father.



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