Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
As the bridegroom was slow in coming, they all grew drowsy and fell asleep.
and from your own number men will appear and teach perversions of the truth in order to draw the disciples away after them.
to gratify the false brothers who had been smuggled in, who sneaked in to spy upon the freedom we enjoy in Christ Jesus, so as to reduce us to slavery again.
2 Timothy 4:3
For a time will come when they will not listen to wholesome instruction, but will overwhelm themselves with teachers to suit their whims and tickle their fancies,
Be careful that no one fails to gain God's favor, or some poisonous root may come up to trouble and contaminate you all??16 some immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his very birthright for one single meal.
2 Peter 2:1
There were false prophets too among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will introduce destructive sects and deny the Master who has bought them, thus bringing on themselves swift destruction.
But I hold it against you that you tolerate that Jezebel of a woman who claims to be inspired and who is misleading my slaves and teaching them to practice immorality and to eat meat that has been sacrificed to idols.
The enemy who sowed them is the devil. The harvest is the close of the age, and the reapers are angels.
2 Corinthians 11:13
Such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.
1 Peter 5:8
Be calm and watchful. Your opponent the devil is prowling about like a roaring lion, wanting to devour you.
So the great dragon, the ancient serpent who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.
It leads the inhabitants of the earth astray by the wonders it is allowed to do on behalf of the animal, telling the inhabitants of the earth to erect a statue to the animal that bears the mark of the sword-thrust and yet lives.
The field is the world. The good seed is the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the wicked.