Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

of itself, the earth beareth fruit, - first, a blade, afterwards, an ear, after that, full corn in the ear;

New American Standard Bible

The soil produces crops by itself; first the blade, then the head, then the mature grain in the head.

King James Version

For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.

Holman Bible

The soil produces a crop by itself—first the blade, then the head, and then the ripe grain on the head.

International Standard Version

the ground produces grain by itself first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head.

A Conservative Version

For the earth bears fruit spontaneously, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

American Standard Version

The earth beareth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

Amplified

The earth produces crops by itself; first the blade, then the head [of grain], then the mature grain in the head.

An Understandable Version

The soil yields its crop, first the green sprout, then the ears of grain, and then the kernels in the ears.

Anderson New Testament

For the earth, of its own accord, produces fruit, first the blade; then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

Bible in Basic English

The earth gives fruit by herself; first the leaf, then the head, then the full grain.

Common New Testament

All by itself the earth produces grainfirst the blade, then the head, then the full kernel in the head.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the earth spontaneously produces, first the blade, then the ear, after that the grain of corn in the ear.

Darby Translation

The earth bears fruit of itself, first the blade, then an ear, then full corn in the ear.

Godbey New Testament

The earth spontaneously brings forth fruit; first the blade, then the ear, then the full corn in the ear.

Goodspeed New Testament

The ground of itself is productive, putting forth first a blade, then a head, then fully developed wheat in the head.

John Wesley New Testament

For the earth bringeth forth fruit of itself, first the blade, then the ear, after that, the full corn in the ear.

Julia Smith Translation

For the earth bears fruit spontaneously; first the grass, then the ear, then the full wheat in the ear.

King James 2000

For the earth brings forth fruit of itself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full grain in the ear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By itself the soil produces a crop: first the grass, then the head of grain, then the full grain in the head.

Modern King James verseion

For the earth brings out fruit of itself, first the blade, then the ear, after that the full grain in the ear.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself, first the blade, then the ears, after that full corn in the ears.

Moffatt New Testament

(For the earth bears crops by itself, the blade first, the ear of corn next, and then the grain full in the ear.)

Montgomery New Testament

Of its own accord the earth bears its crops; first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

NET Bible

By itself the soil produces a crop, first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head.

New Heart English Bible

For the earth bears fruit: first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

Noyes New Testament

For the earth brings forth fruit of itself, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

Sawyer New Testament

The earth produces spontaneously, first the stalk, then the head, then the full wheat in the head.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for the earth, naturally prolific, beareth fruit; first the blade, then the ear, then the full corn in the ear.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The ground bears the crop of itself--first the blade, then the ear, and then the full grain in the ear;

Webster

For the earth bringeth forth fruit of itself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.

Weymouth New Testament

Of itself the land produces the crop-- first the blade, then the ear; afterwards the perfect grain is seen in the ear.

Williams New Testament

The ground of itself produces, first the stalk, then the head; at last there is the matured grain of wheat in the head.

World English Bible

For the earth bears fruit: first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.

Worrell New Testament

The earth of itself bears fruit; first the blade, then the head, then the full grain in the head.

Worsley New Testament

For the earth produces fruit of itself, first the blade, then the ear, then the full corn in the ear:

Youngs Literal Translation

for of itself doth the earth bear fruit, first a blade, afterwards an ear, afterwards full corn in the ear;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

καρποφορέω 
Karpophoreo 
Usage: 4

of herself
αὐτόματος 
Automatos 
of self, of own accord
Usage: 1

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

the blade
χόρτος 
Chortos 
Usage: 11

εἶτα 
Eita 
Usage: 12

the ear
στάχυς 
Stachus 
ear of corn, ear
Usage: 3

εἶτα 
Eita 
Usage: 12

the
σῖτος 
Sitos 
Usage: 7

πλήρης 
Pleres 
Usage: 15

σῖτος 
Sitos 
Usage: 7

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

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Seed That Grows By Itself

27 and be sleeping and rising, night and day, - and the seed be sprouting, and lengthening itself, - how, he, knoweth not: 28 of itself, the earth beareth fruit, - first, a blade, afterwards, an ear, after that, full corn in the ear; 29 but, as soon as the fruit yieldeth itself up, straightway, he sendeth forth the sickle, because standing by is the harvest. -


Cross References

Mark 4:31-32

As a grain of mustard seed, - which, whensoever it may be sown upon the earth, is less than all the seeds that are upon the earth;

Genesis 1:11-12

And God said - Let the land put-forth vegetation-herb yielding seed, fruit-tree, bearing fruit, after its kind, whose seed is within it on the land. And it was so,

Genesis 2:4-5

These are the geneses of the heavens and the earth when they were created, - in the day when Yahweh God made earth and heavens.

Genesis 2:9

And Yahweh God, caused to spring up, out of the ground, every tree pleasant to the sight and good for food, - and the tree of life, in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 4:11-12

Now therefore, accursed, art thou, - from the ground which hath opened her mouth, to receive the shed-blood of thy brother at thy hand.

Psalm 1:3

So doth he become like a tree planted by streams of waters, - that yieldeth, its fruit, in its season, whose leaf, also doth not wither, and, whatsoever he doeth, prospereth.

Psalm 92:13-14

They who are planted in the house of Yahweh, In the courts of our God, shall flourish;

Proverbs 4:18

But, the path of the righteous, is as the light of dawn, - going on and brightening, unto meridian day.

Ecclesiastes 3:1

For, every thing, there is a season, - and a time for every pursuit, under the heavens: -

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Everything, hath he made beautiful in its own time, - also, intelligence, hath he put in their heart, without which men could not find out the work which God hath wrought, from the beginning even unto the end.

Isaiah 61:11

For as the earth, bringeth forth her bud, And as, a garden, causeth her seeds, to shoot forth, So, My Lord, Yahweh, will cause to shoot forth Righteousness and praise before all the nations.

Hosea 6:3

Then let us know - let us press on to know - Yahweh, Like the dawn, is his coming forth assured, - that he may come like a down-pour upon us, like the harvest-rain, and the seed-rain of the land.

Matthew 13:26

And, when the blade shot up, and brought forth, fruit, then, appeared, the darnel also.

Philippians 1:6

Being persuaded of this very thing - that, he who hath begun in you a good work, will perfect it, until the day of Jesus Christ;

Philippians 1:9-11

And, this, I pray - that, your love, may be, yet more and more, pre-eminent in personal knowledge and all perception,

Colossians 1:10

So as to walk worthily of the Lord, unto all pleasing, in every good work, bearing fruit, and growing in the personal knowledge of God,

1 Thessalonians 3:12-13

And, you, may the Lord cause to abound and excel in your love one toward another, and toward all, - even as, we, do toward you:

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