Parallel Verses

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.

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

As for what was sown among thorns, this is he who hears the Word, but the cares of the world and the pleasure and delight and glamour and deceitfulness of riches choke and suffocate 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.

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:

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he that was planted among the thorns is he that hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes 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.

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 within him, endureth only for a time; and when tribulation or persecution ariseth on account of the word, he immediately falleth away. 22 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. 23 And what was sown on the good ground, this is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; who also beareth fruit, and yieldeth, one a hundred fold, another sixty, another thirty fold.


Cross References

Luke 8:14

And those seeds which fell among the thorns, these are they who, when they have heard, go away and are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge those who are rich in this world that they be not highminded, nor place their hope in uncertain riches, but in God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; that they do good,

2 Timothy 4:10

For Demas forsook me, because he loved the present world, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Acts 5:1-11

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-13

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-21

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-27

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-11

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1-14

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:1

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Matthew 6:24-25

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate one, and love the other; or else he will cleave to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Matthew 13:7

And others fell among thorns; and the thorns grew up, and choked them.

Matthew 19:16-24

And lo! one came to him and said, Teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have everlasting life?

Mark 4:18-19

And others are they that are sown among the thorns; these are they who hear the word,

Mark 10:23-25

And Jesus, looking round, saith to his disciples, How hardly shall they who have riches enter the kingdom t of God!

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for even when one hath great abundance, his life doth not depend upon his possessions.

Luke 12:21

So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.

Luke 12:29-30

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, and what ye shall drink; and be not of a doubtful mind.

Luke 14:16-24

And he said to him, A certain man made a great supper, and invited many.

Luke 18:24-25

And Jesus seeing him said, How hardly do they that have riches enter the kingdom of God!

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with surfeiting and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day come upon you unawares.

Acts 8:18

But Simon, seeing that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles hands, offered them money,

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of an adulteress, and that cannot cease from sin, alluring unstable souls, having a heart exercised in covetousness, children of a curse,

1 John 2:15-16

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loveth the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Jude 1:11-12

Woe to them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and rushed on in the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah.

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