Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.

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Bible References

These

Mark 4:4
As he sows, some of the seed falls by the way-side, and the birds come and peck it up.
Matthew 22:5
"They however gave no heed, but went, one to his home in the country, another to his business;
Luke 8:12
Those by the way-side are those who have heard, and then the Devil comes and carries away the Message from their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
Luke 14:18
"But they all without exception began to excuse themselves. The first told him, "'I have purchased a piece of land, and must of necessity go and look at it. Pray hold me excused.'
Acts 17:18
A few of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also encountered him. Some of them asked, "What has this beggarly babbler to say?" "His business," said others, "seems to be to cry up some foreign gods." This was because he had been telling the Good News of Jesus and the Resurrection.
Acts 18:14
But, when Paul was about to begin his defence, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it had been some wrongful act or piece of cunning knavery I might reasonably have listened to you Jews.
Acts 25:19
But they quarrelled with him about certain matters connected with their own religion, and about one Jesus who had died, but--so Paul persistently maintained--is now alive.
Acts 26:31
and, having withdrawn, they talked to one another and said, "This man is doing nothing for which he deserves death or imprisonment."
Hebrews 2:1
For this reason we ought to pay the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, for fear we should drift away from them.
Hebrews 12:16
lest there be a fornicator, or an ungodly person like Esau, who, in return for a single meal, parted with the birthright which belonged to him.

Satan

Matthew 13:19
When a man hears the Message concerning the Kingdom and does not understand it, the Evil one comes and catches away what has been sown in his heart. This is he who has received the seed by the road-side.
Acts 5:3
"Ananias," said Peter, "why has Satan taken possession of your heart, that you should try to deceive the Holy Spirit and dishonestly keep back part of the price paid you for this land?
2 Corinthians 2:11
for fear Satan should gain an advantage over us. For we are not ignorant of his devices.
2 Corinthians 4:3
If, however, the meaning of our Good News has been veiled, the veil has been on the hearts of those who are on the way to perdition,
2 Thessalonians 2:9
The appearing of the Lawless one will be attended by various miracles and tokens and delusive marvels--for so Satan works--
1 Peter 5:8
Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.
Revelation 12:9
The great Dragon, the ancient serpent, he who is called 'the Devil' and 'the Adversary' and leads the whole earth astray, was hurled down: he was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.
Revelation 20:2
He laid hold of the Dragon--the ancient serpent--who is the Devil and the Adversary, and bound him for a thousand years, and hurled him into the bottomless pit.

General references

Mark 4:4
As he sows, some of the seed falls by the way-side, and the birds come and peck it up.