Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

New American Standard Bible

"Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.

King James Version

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Holman Bible

“This is the meaning of the parable:The seed is the word of God.

International Standard Version

"Now this is what the parable means. The seed is God's word.

A Conservative Version

Now the parable is this. The seed is the word of God.

American Standard Version

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Amplified

Now the meaning of the parable is this: The seed is the Word of God.

An Understandable Version

Now [the meaning of] the parable is this: The seed represents the word of God.

Anderson New Testament

But the meaning of the parable is this: The seed is the word of God;

Bible in Basic English

Now this is the point of the story: The seed is the word of God.

Common New Testament

"Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now the meaning of the parable is this: the seed sown signifies the word of God.

Godbey New Testament

And this is the parable: The seed is the word of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is what the figure means. The seed is God's message.

John Wesley New Testament

Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And this is the parable: The seed is the word of God.

King James 2000

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the parable means this: the seed is the word of God,

Modern King James verseion

And the parable is this: The seed is the Word of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The similitude is this: The seed is the word of God.

Moffatt New Testament

This is what the parable means. The seed is the word of God.

Montgomery New Testament

"This is the meaning of the parable. The seed is the word of God.

NET Bible

"Now the parable means this: The seed is the word of God.

New Heart English Bible

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Noyes New Testament

Now the meaning of the parable is this. The seed is the word of God.

Sawyer New Testament

But the parable signifies this; the seed is the word of God;

The Emphasized Bible

Now the parable, is this - The seed, is, the word of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now this is the parable: The seed is the word of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is the parable--The seed is God's Message.

Webster

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Weymouth New Testament

The meaning of the parable is as follows. The seed is God's Message.

Williams New Testament

This is what the story means: The seed is God's message.

World English Bible

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Worrell New Testament

Now this is the parable: The seed is the word of God.

Worsley New Testament

Now this is the meaning of the parable, The seed is the word of God:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And this is the simile: The seed is the word of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the parable
παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

σπόρος 
Sporos 
Usage: 1

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower Interpreted

10 And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. 11 But the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. 12 But those by the wayside are those who hear; then comes the devil and takes away the word from their heart that they may not believe and be saved.


Cross References

Matthew 13:19

From every one who hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the wicked one comes and catches away what was sown in his heart: this is he that is sown by the wayside.

Mark 4:14-20

The sower sows the word:

James 1:21

Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

1 Corinthians 3:6-7

I have planted; Apollos watered; but God has given the increase.

1 Corinthians 3:9-12

For we are God's fellow-workmen; ye are God's husbandry, God's building.

1 Peter 1:23-25

being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the living and abiding word of God.

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