Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that is meant by the thorny ground, where other seed fell, is one that heareth the word: which by cares of this life, and the deceitful love of riches, is soon stifled, and becomes unfruitful:

New American Standard Bible

And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

King James Version

He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.

Holman Bible

Now the one sown among the thorns—this is one who hears the word, but the worries of this age and the seduction of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

International Standard Version

As for what was sown among the thorn bushes, this is the person who hears the word, but the worries of life and the deceitful pleasures of wealth choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.

A Conservative Version

And that which was sown in the thorns, this is he who hears the word, and the care of this age, and the deceitfulness of wealth, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

American Standard Version

And he that was sown among the thorns, this is he that heareth the word; and the care of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.

Amplified

And the one on whom seed was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the worries and distractions of the world and the deceitfulness [the superficial pleasures and delight] of riches choke the word, and it yields no fruit.

An Understandable Version

And the person who was sown among the thorns is the one who hears the message, but the anxieties of the world [i.e., of life] and the deceptiveness of [material] riches choke the message and he becomes unproductive.

Anderson New Testament

He that received seed among the thorns, is he that hears the word; and the cares of this age, and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Bible in Basic English

And that which was dropped among the thorns, this is he who has the word; and the cares of this life, and the deceits of wealth, put a stop to the growth of the word and it gives no fruit.

Common New Testament

Now he who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word, but the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Darby Translation

And he that is sown among the thorns this is he who hears the word, and the anxious care of this life, and the deceit of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Godbey New Testament

But the one sown among the thorns, is he who heareth the word; and the care of this age, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke out the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Goodspeed New Testament

And what was sown among the thorns means the man who listens to the message, and then the worries of the time and the pleasure of being rich choke the message out, and it yields nothing.

John Wesley New Testament

He that received the seed among the thorns, is he that heareth the word: and the care of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having sown among thorns, this is he hearing the word; and the care of this time, and the deceit of riches, choke the word, and it is unfruitful.

King James 2000

He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And what was sown into the thorn plants--this is the one who hears the word, and the anxiety of this world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word and it becomes unproductive.

Modern King James verseion

And that sown into the thorns is this: he who hears the Word; and the anxiety of this world, and the deceit of riches, choke the Word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that was sown among thorns, is he that heareth the word of God, but the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and so is he made unfruitful.

Moffatt New Testament

As for him who is sown 'among thorns,' that is the man who listens to the word, but the worry of the world and the delight of being rich choke the word; so it proves unfruitful.

Montgomery New Testament

"And the seed sown among thorns is he who hears the word, but the anxieties of the age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

NET Bible

The seed sown among thorns is the person who hears the word, but worldly cares and the seductiveness of wealth choke the word, so it produces nothing.

New Heart English Bible

And what was sown among the thorns, this is he who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Noyes New Testament

And what was sown among the thorns, this is he that heareth the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.

Sawyer New Testament

And he that received seed among thorns is he that hears the word, and the cares of this life and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he among the thorns sown, the same, is he that, heareth the word, - and, the anxiety of the age and the deceit of riches, choke up the word, and, unfruitful, it becometh.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But the sown among the thorns, is he who heareth the word, and the anxiety about this world and the deceitfulness of riches, choketh the word, and it becometh unfruitful.

Twentieth Century New Testament

By the seed which was sown among the brambles is meant the man who hears the Message, but the cares of life and the glamour of wealth completely choke the Message, so that it gives no return.

Webster

He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.

Weymouth New Testament

He who has received the seed among the thorns is the man who hears the Message, but the cares of the present age and the delusions of riches quite stifle the Message, and it becomes unfruitful.

Williams New Testament

And what was sown among the thorns illustrates the man who hears the message, and the worries of the times and the pleasures of being rich choke the truth out, and he yields no fruit.

World English Bible

What was sown among the thorns, this is he who hears the word, but the cares of this age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Worrell New Testament

And he that was sown among the thorns, this is he that hears the word; and the anxiety of the age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Worsley New Testament

And he that received the seed among the thorns, is one that likewise heareth the word; but the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches choketh the word, and so it becometh unfruitful.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And that sown toward the thorns, this is he who is hearing the word, and the anxiety of this age, and the deceitfulness of the riches, do choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He
σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the thorns
ἄκανθα 
Akantha 
Usage: 3

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

he
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256
Usage: 256

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

the care
μέριμνα 
merimna 
Usage: 2

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

ἀπάτη 
Apate 
Usage: 5

of riches
πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

συμπνίγω 
Sumpnigo 
Usage: 1

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower Interpreted

21 but having no root in him he has only an occasional faith: for as soon as any oppression or persecution arises upon account of the gospel, he presently relapses. 22 he that is meant by the thorny ground, where other seed fell, is one that heareth the word: which by cares of this life, and the deceitful love of riches, is soon stifled, and becomes unfruitful: 23 but the ground that received the grain, represents those, who hear the word, and consider it, who all become fruitful, some in one degree, and some in another.


Cross References

Luke 8:14

the ground over-run with thorns denotes such as have embraced the doctrine, but are so immerst in the business, enjoyments, and pleasures of life, as not to improve it to any real advantage.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

themselves to temptations and snares, and to many foolish noxious passions, which plunge men into ruin and perdition. for the love of money is the root of all evil:

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge those that are rich in this world, not to be elated, not to depend upon their perishable wealth, but upon the God of life, who furnishes us with every thing in plenty for our enjoyment;

2 Timothy 4:10

for Damas, out of love to this world has abandon'd me, and is gone to Thessalonica: Crescens, to Galatia: and Titus, to Dalmatia.

Acts 5:1-11

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-13

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-21

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-27

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-11

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-14

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

Now there was a certain man named Ananias who with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Matthew 6:24-25

no man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or he will be attach'd to the one, and neglectful of the other. ye cannot serve God and Mamon.

Matthew 13:7

another part fell among thorns: and the thorns grew up and choked it.

Matthew 19:16-24

Immediately one came near him, saying, good master, what good shall I do, to obtain eternal life?

Mark 4:18-19

as for those, who receive seed as among thorns: they are such as hear the word.

Mark 10:23-25

then Jesus looking round about, said to his disciples, how difficult a thing is it for those who have riches to enter into the gospel kingdom!

Luke 12:15

then he said to them, take care to be clear of all avarice: for the enjoyment of life does not depend upon the having large possessions.

Luke 12:21

such is he, who heaps up his treasure here, and makes no provision for another world.

Luke 12:29-30

therefore don't be concern'd about what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; but lay aside all your anxiety:

Luke 14:16-24

upon which Jesus said, a certain man made a great entertainment; where many were invited.

Luke 18:24-25

Jesus perceiving him so very dejected, said, how difficult is it for those, who have riches, to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 21:34

set a guard upon yourselves, that ye be not stupified by surfeiting and drunkenness, or by the disquietudes of this life, and so that day come upon you with a surprize.

Acts 8:18

when Simon saw that the holy spirit was given by imposition of the hands of the apostles, he offered them money, saying,

2 Peter 2:14-15

their eyes are inflam'd with adultery, and unextinguishable vice: they insnare the souls of the inconstant. their minds are practis'd in the arts of avarice: an execrable race, who have deserted the right way,

1 John 2:15-16

Love not the world, nor let worldly things engage your affections. he that is worldly affected is a stranger to divine love.

Jude 1:11-12

unhappy creatures! they have followed the practices of Cain, they have addicted themselves to the mercenary illusions of Balaam, and perish in their rebellion like Core.

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