Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When a large crowd was coming together, and those from the various cities were journeying to Him, He spoke by way of a parable:

King James Version

And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable:

Holman Bible

As a large crowd was gathering, and people were flocking to Him from every town, He said in a parable:

International Standard Version

Now while a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from every city, he said in a parable:

A Conservative Version

And when a large multitude gathered together, and those coming to him from each city, he spoke by a parable.

American Standard Version

And when a great multitude came together, and they of every city resorted unto him, he spake by a parable:

Amplified

And when a very great throng was gathering together and people from town after town kept coming to Jesus, He said in a parable:

An Understandable Version

Then when a large crowd assembled and people from every town were coming to Jesus, He told them this parable [i.e., a brief story to illustrate His teaching]:

Anderson New Testament

And when a great multitude had assembled, and they were coming to him from every city, he spoke by a parable:

Bible in Basic English

And when a great number of people came together, and men from every town went out to him, he gave them teaching in the form of a story:

Common New Testament

And when a great crowd came together and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable:

Daniel Mace New Testament

A vast number of people being assembled, and crowding to him from all quarters, he thus address'd himself to them by way of parable.

Darby Translation

And a great crowd coming together, and those who were coming to him out of each city, he spoke by parable:

Godbey New Testament

A great multitude being with Him, and coming to Him throughout every city, He spoke in a parable:

Goodspeed New Testament

When a great throng was gathering and people were coming to him from one town after another, he said in his figurative way,

John Wesley New Testament

And much people being gathered together, coming to him out of every city, he spake by a parable, A sower went forth to sow his seed:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when many people were gathered together and were come to him out of every city, he spoke by a parable:

Julia Smith Translation

And a great crowd being together, and coming to him in the city, he spake by a parable:

King James 2000

And when many people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spoke by a parable:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [while] a large crowd was gathering and [they] were going to him from town [after town], he spoke by means of a parable:

Modern King James verseion

And a great crowd coming together, and those in each city coming to Him, He spoke by a parable:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of all cities, he spake by a similitude,

Moffatt New Testament

As a large crowd was gathering and as people were resorting to him from town after town, he addressed them in a parable.

Montgomery New Testament

As a great crowd was gathering, and men of town after town kept restoring to him, he spoke a parable to them.

NET Bible

While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from one town after another, he spoke to them in a parable:

New Heart English Bible

When a great crowd came together, and people from every city were coming to him, he spoke by a parable.

Noyes New Testament

And a great multitude collecting together, and people from the cities going out to him, he spoke by a parable:

Sawyer New Testament

And a great multitude having come together, and persons having come to him from every city, he said in a parable,

The Emphasized Bible

And, seeing that a great multitude were coming together, and they who from every city were journeying forth unto him, he spake through means of a parable: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now when a vast multitude was collected, even those who came to him out of every city, he spake by a parable.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Once, when a great crowd was collecting, and, when the people of town after town were flocking to Jesus, he spoke to them in the form of a parable:

Webster

And when many people were collected, and had come to him out of every city, he spoke by a parable:

Weymouth New Testament

And when a great crowd was assembling, and was receiving additions from one town after another, He spoke a parable to them.

Williams New Testament

Now as a great crowd was coming together and people were coming to Him from one town after another, He said by way of a story:

World English Bible

When a great multitude came together, and people from every city were coming to him, he spoke by a parable.

Worrell New Testament

And, when a large multitude was coming together, and those from city after city were coming to Him, He spake through a parable:

Worsley New Testament

And when a great multitude was gathered together, of those that came to Him out of every city, He spake a parable saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

And a great multitude having gathered, and those who from city and city were coming unto him, he spake by a simile:

Interlinear

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

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

σύνειμ 
suneimi 
Usage: 1

and

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

ἐπιπορεύομαι 
Epiporeuomai 
Usage: 1

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


Usage: 0

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

he spake
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower

3 and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others who were contributing to their support out of their private means. 4 When a large crowd was coming together, and those from the various cities were journeying to Him, He spoke by way of a parable: 5 "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.


Cross References

Matthew 13:2-9

And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach.

Mark 4:1-9

He began to teach again by the sea And such a very large crowd gathered to Him that He got into a boat in the sea and sat down; and the whole crowd was by the sea on the land.

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