Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Hearken: Behold, the sower went forth to sow.

New American Standard Bible

"Listen to this! Behold, the sower went out to sow;

King James Version

Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:

Holman Bible

“Listen! Consider the sower who went out to sow.

International Standard Version

"Listen! A farmer went out to sow.

A Conservative Version

Listen. Behold, the man who sows went forth to sow.

American Standard Version

Hearken: Behold, the sower went forth to sow:

Amplified

Give attention to this! Behold, a sower went out to sow.

An Understandable Version

"Listen carefully A farmer went out to plant seed,

Anderson New Testament

Hear; Behold, the sower went forth to sow;

Bible in Basic English

A man went out to put seed in the earth:

Common New Testament

"Listen! A sower went out to sow.

Daniel Mace New Testament

give your attention to what I say, a sower went out to sow: as he sowed,

Godbey New Testament

Hear: Behold, a sower went out to sow:

Goodspeed New Testament

"Listen: A sower went out to sow,

John Wesley New Testament

Behold, a sower went out to sow.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hearken; Behold, the sower went out to sow;

Julia Smith Translation

Hear ye; behold, he sowing went out to sow:

King James 2000

Listen; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Listen! Behold, the sower went out to sow.

Modern King James verseion

Listen! Behold, a sower went out to sow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Hearken to. Behold; The sower went out to sow,

Moffatt New Testament

"Listen, a sower went out to sow,

Montgomery New Testament

"Listen! the Sower once went out to sow,

NET Bible

"Listen! A sower went out to sow.

New Heart English Bible

"Listen. Consider the farmer who went out to sow.

Noyes New Testament

Hearken: Behold, a sower went forth to sow.

Sawyer New Testament

Hear! behold a sower went out to sow;

The Emphasized Bible

Hearken! Lo! the sower went forth to sow;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Hear me! Behold, a sower went out to sow;

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Listen! The sower went out to sow;

Webster

Hearken; Behold, a sower went out to sow:

Weymouth New Testament

"Listen: the sower goes out to sow.

Williams New Testament

"Listen! A sower went out to sow.

World English Bible

"Listen! Behold, the farmer went out to sow,

Worrell New Testament

"Hearken! behold the sower went forth to sow.

Worsley New Testament

hearken, Behold a sower went out to sow:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Hearken, lo, the sower went forth to sow;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

a sower
σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower

2 And he taught them many things in parables. And he said to them in his doctrine, 3 Hearken: Behold, the sower went forth to sow. 4 And it came to pass as he sowed, one fell by the wayside, and the birds came and devoured it.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:1

And now, Israel, hearken to the statutes and to the ordinances which I teach you, to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which Jehovah the God of your fathers giveth you.

Psalm 34:11

Come, ye sons, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of Jehovah.

Psalm 45:10

Hearken, daughter, and see, and incline thine ear; and forget thine own people and thy father's house:

Proverbs 7:24

And now, ye sons, hearken unto me, and attend to the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 8:32

And now, sons, hearken unto me, and blessed are they that keep my ways:

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand; for thou knowest not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Isaiah 28:23-26

Give ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 46:3

Hearken unto me, house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, ye who have been borne from the belly, who have been carried from the womb:

Isaiah 46:12

Hearken unto me, ye stout-hearted, that are far from righteousness:

Isaiah 55:1-2

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters; and he that hath no money, come ye, buy, and eat: yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price!

Matthew 13:3

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow:

Matthew 13:24

Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field;

Matthew 13:26

But when the blade shot up and produced fruit, then appeared the darnel also.

Mark 4:9

And he said, He that has ears to hear, let him hear.

Mark 4:14

The sower sows the word:

Mark 4:23

If any one have ears to hear, let him hear.

Mark 4:26-29

And he said, Thus is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast the seed upon the earth,

Mark 7:14-15

And having called again the crowd, he said to them, Hear me, all of you, and understand:

Luke 8:5-8

The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the way, and it was trodden under foot, and the birds of the heaven devoured it up;

John 4:35-38

Do not ye say, that there are yet four months and the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes and behold the fields, for they are already white to harvest.

Acts 2:14

But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice and spoke forth to them, Men of Judaea, and all ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give heed to my words:

1 Corinthians 3:6-9

I have planted; Apollos watered; but God has given the increase.

Hebrews 2:1-3

For this reason we should give heed more abundantly to the things we have heard, lest in any way we should slip away.

James 2:5

Hear, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen the poor as to the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to them that love him?

Revelation 2:7

He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the assemblies. To him that overcomes, I will give to him to eat of the tree of life which is in the paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the assemblies. He that overcomes shall in no wise be injured of the second death.

Revelation 2:29

He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the assemblies.

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