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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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Mark 4:4
And it came to pass, as he sowed, some seed fell by the wayside, and the birds came and devoured it.
Matthew 22:5
"But they, neglecting it, went away; one, indeed, to his own farm, another to his merchandise;
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.
Luke 14:18
"And they all, with one consent, began to make excuse. The first said to him, 'I bought a field, and I must go out to see it; I pray you, have me excused.'
Acts 17:18
And some also of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were encountering him. And some said, "What would this babbler wish to say?" And others said, He seems to be a proclaimer of foreign gods;" because he proclaimed the good tidings of Jesus and the resurrection.
Acts 18:14
And, when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If, indeed, it were some wrong or wicked villainy, O Jews, with reason had I borne with you;
Acts 25:19
but certain questions concerning their peculiar religion they had against him, and concerning a certain Jesus, who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
Acts 26:31
and, having withdrawn, they were talking one to another, saying, "This man does nothing worthy of death or of bonds."
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.
Hebrews 12:16
lest there be any fornicator or profane person, as Esau, who, for one meal, yielded up his own birth-right.


Matthew 13:19
When any one hears the word of the Kingdom, and understands it not, the evil one comes, and snatches away what has been sown in his heart: this is he that was sown by the wayside.
Acts 5:3
But Peter said, "Ananias, why did Satan fill your heart, that you should lie to the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the land?
2 Corinthians 2:11
that we might not be over-reached by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his devices.
2 Corinthians 4:3
And, even if our Gospel has been veiled, it has been veiled in those who perish;
2 Thessalonians 2:9
him whose coming is according to the working of Satan in all power and signs and lying wonders,
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the Devil, as a roaring lion, is going about, seeking whom he may devour;
Revelation 12:9
And the great dragon was cast down, the old serpent, he that is called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole habitable earth; he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
Revelation 20:2
And he seized the dragon, the old serpent, which is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,

General references

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