Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with perseverance.

King James Version

But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Holman Bible

But the seed in the good ground—these are the ones who, having heard the word with an honest and good heart, hold on to it and by enduring, bear fruit.

International Standard Version

But the ones on the good soil are the people who hear the word but also hold on to it with good and honest hearts, producing a crop through endurance."

A Conservative Version

But those in the good ground, these are those who in an good and right heart, having heard the word, hold it firm, and bring forth fruit in perseverance.

American Standard Version

And that in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it fast, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Amplified

But as for that seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word with a good and noble heart, and hold on to it tightly, and bear fruit with patience.

An Understandable Version

And those people [represented by seed falling] in the fertile soil are those who possess a good and honest heart when they hear the word [of God]. They hold on to it and patiently [continue until they] produce a crop.

Anderson New Testament

But that on the good ground are those who, in a good and honest heart, hear the word, and keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Bible in Basic English

And those in the good earth are those who, having given ear to the word, keep it with a good and true heart, and in quiet strength give fruit.

Common New Testament

But the ones that fell on the good soil are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but by the good ground is meant such persons as have received the doctrine with simplicity and sincerity, abide by it, and practise it with perseverance.

Darby Translation

But that in the good ground, these are they who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Godbey New Testament

And that which is in the good ground, are those whosoever hearing the word in a beautiful and good heart, retain it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the seed in the good soil means those who listen to the message and keep it in good, true hearts, and yield unfailingly.

John Wesley New Testament

But that on the good ground are they, who, having heard the word, keep it in an honest and good heart, and bring forth fruit with perseverance.

Julia Smith Translation

And that in the good earth, they are they which, in a fair and good heart, having heard, keep the word, and bring forth fruit with patience.

King James 2000

But that on the good ground are they, who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the [seed] on the good soil--these are the ones who, [after] hearing the word, hold fast to [it] with a noble and good heart, and bear fruit with patient endurance.

Modern King James verseion

But those on the good ground are the ones who, in an honest and good heart, having heard the Word, keep it and bring forth fruit with patience.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That in the good ground, are they which with a good and pure heart, hear the word, and keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Moffatt New Testament

As for the seed in the good soil, that means those who hear and hold fast the word in a good and sound heart and so bear fruit stedfastly.

Montgomery New Testament

"And that in the good soil is those who have listened to the message and, in an honest and good heart, hold fast, and bring forth fruit with patience.

NET Bible

But as for the seed that landed on good soil, these are the ones who, after hearing the word, cling to it with an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with steadfast endurance.

New Heart English Bible

That in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it tightly, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Noyes New Testament

But the seeds on the good ground, these are they who in an honest and good heart, when they have heard the word, hold it fast, and bear fruit with constancy.

Sawyer New Testament

But that on the good ground signifies those who, with a noble and good heart, hearing the word retain it, and bear fruit persistently.

The Emphasized Bible

But, that in the good ground, these, are they who, indeed, in a noble and good heart having heard the word, hold fast, and bear fruit with endurance.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But that on the good ground are they who having heard the word, retain it in a heart excellent and good, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But by that in the good ground are meant those who, having heard the Message, keep it in the good, rich soil of their hearts, and patiently yield a return.

Webster

But that on the good ground are they, who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Weymouth New Testament

But as for that in the good ground, it means those who, having listened to the Message with open minds and in a right spirit, hold it fast, and patiently yield a return.

Williams New Testament

But the portion in rich soil illustrates those who listen to the message, keep it in good and honest hearts, and in patience yield fruit.

World English Bible

That in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it tightly, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Worrell New Testament

"And that in the good ground, these are such as, in a good and honest heart, having heard the word, hold it fast, and bear fruit with patience.

Worsley New Testament

But that on the good ground, are those who having heard the word, retain it in a good and honest heart, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Youngs Literal Translation

And that in the good ground: These are they, who in an upright and good heart, having heard the word, do retain it, and bear fruit in continuance.

Interlinear

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


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

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

the good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

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

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

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

an honest
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

and

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

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

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

κατέχω 
Katecho 
Usage: 16

it, and

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

καρποφορέω 
Karpophoreo 
Usage: 4

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

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower Interpreted

14 And that which fell among thorns are those who when they have heard go forth and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life and bring no fruit to perfection. 15 But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with perseverance. 16 No one when they have lighted a lamp cover it with a vessel or put it under a bed, but set it on a lampstand, that those who enter in may see the light.


Cross References

Philippians 1:11

being filled with fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Colossians 1:6

which is come unto you, as it is in all the world, and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day ye heard it and knew the grace of God in truth,

Hebrews 10:36

for patience is necessary, so that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

Deuteronomy 30:6

And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart and with all thy soul, that thou may live.

Job 23:11-12

My feet have held to his steps, I have kept his way, and have not departed.

Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man that does not walk in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of the scornful.

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Psalm 119:11

Thy spoken word have I hid in my heart that I might not sin against thee.

Psalm 119:127-129

Therefore I have loved thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold.

Proverbs 3:1

My son, forget not my law, but let thine heart keep my commandments:

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I ate them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for thy name was called upon me, O LORD God of the hosts.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the LORD, I will give my law in their souls and write it in their hearts and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Jeremiah 32:29

and the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, shall come and set fire on this city, and burn it with the houses, upon whose roofs they have offered incense unto Baal, and poured out drink offerings unto other gods, to provoke me to anger.

Ezekiel 36:26-27

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.

Matthew 24:13

But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Luke 6:45

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil, for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Rather, blessed are those that hear the word of God and keep it.

John 14:15

If ye love me, keep my commandments;

John 14:21-24

He that has my commandments and keeps them, he it is that loves me; and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him and will manifest myself to him.

John 15:10

If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love, even as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love.

Romans 2:7

to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;

Romans 6:22

But now freed from sin and made slaves to God, ye have as your fruit sanctification and as the end, everlasting life.

Romans 7:4

Likewise ye also, my brethren, are become dead to the law in the body of the Christ that ye should belong to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.

Romans 7:18

And I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwells no good thing; for I have the desire, but I am not able to perform that which is good.

1 Corinthians 7:19

Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing but the keeping of the commandments of God.

Galatians 5:22-26

But the fruit of the Spirit is this: Charity, joy, peace, tolerance, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God,

Philippians 3:13-15

Brethren, I do not reckon to have laid hold of it yet, but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and extending myself unto those things which are ahead,

Colossians 1:10

that ye might walk worthy of the Lord, pleasing him in everything, being fruitful in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God,

Hebrews 2:1

Therefore, it is necessary that we with more diligence keep the things which we have heard, so that we do not fall.

Hebrews 6:11-12

But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope,

James 1:4

and the patience finishes the work, that ye may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.

James 1:16-19

Do not err, my beloved brethren.

James 1:22-25

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

James 5:7-8

Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently until it receives the early and latter rain.

1 Peter 2:1-2

Having therefore left all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envies and all murmurings,

1 John 2:3

And in this we do know that we have known him if we keep his commandments.

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