Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.

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Luke 8:11
Now this is the parable: The seed is the word of God.
Matthew 13:3
And He spake to them many things in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went forth to sow.
Mark 4:2
And He taught them many things in parables, and said to them in His teaching,


Luke 8:12
And those by the wayside are those who heard; then the Devil comes, and takes away the word from their heart; lest, having believed, they should be saved.
Hebrews 2:1
For this reason, it is needful that we give the more earnest heed to the things heard, lest at any time we drift past them.
James 1:23
Because, if anyone is a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like a man beholding his natural face in a mirror;


Matthew 5:13
"Ye are the salt of the earth; but, if the salt become tasteless, with what shall it be salted? It is henceforth good for nothing, except, when cast without, to be trodden under foot by men.

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Mark 4:4
And it came to pass, as he sowed, some seed fell by the wayside, and the birds came and devoured it.