Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

While people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away.

New American Standard Bible

"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.

King James Version

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

Holman Bible

But while people were sleeping, his enemy came, sowed weeds among the wheat, and left.

A Conservative Version

But while the men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares in the midst the wheat, and went away.

American Standard Version

but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares also among the wheat, and went away.

Amplified

But while he was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed also darnel (weeds resembling wheat) among the wheat, and went on his way.

An Understandable Version

but while his workers were asleep his enemy came and scattered weed seeds throughout his wheat field and then left.

Anderson New Testament

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.

Bible in Basic English

But while men were sleeping, one who had hate for him came and put evil seeds among the grain, and went away.

Common New Testament

but while men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but while the people slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

Darby Translation

but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel amongst the wheat, and went away.

Godbey New Testament

And while the men slept, an enemy came, and sowed tares in the midst of the wheat, and departed.

Goodspeed New Testament

but while people were asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away.

John Wesley New Testament

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel amidst the wheat, and went away.

Julia Smith Translation

And in men's sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares in the midst of the wheat, and went away.

King James 2000

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But while his people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed darnel in the midst of the wheat and went away.

Modern King James verseion

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel among the wheat and went his way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But while men slept, there came his foe, and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

Moffatt New Testament

but while men slept his enemy came and resowed weeds among the wheat and then went away.

Montgomery New Testament

"but while men were asleep his enemy came and sowed tares among his wheat and went away.

NET Bible

But while everyone was sleeping, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away.

New Heart English Bible

but while people slept, his enemy came and sowed tares also among the wheat, and went away.

Noyes New Testament

But while men slept, his enemy came, and sowed tares among the wheat; and went away.

Sawyer New Testament

and while the men slept, his enemy came and sowed poisonous darnel in the midst of the wheat, and went away.

The Emphasized Bible

and, while men were sleeping, his enemy came, and sowed over darnel, in among the wheat, - and away he went.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and while the men were asleep, his enemy came and sowed zizane among the wheat, and departed.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, while every one was asleep, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and then went away.

Webster

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and departed.

Weymouth New Testament

but during the night his enemy comes, and over the first seed he sows darnel among the wheat, and goes away.

Williams New Testament

But while the world was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed wild wheat seed in the midst of the good seed, and went away.

World English Bible

but while people slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel weeds also among the wheat, and went away.

Worrell New Testament

and, while men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares in the midst of the wheat, and went away.

Worsley New Testament

but while men were asleep, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.

Youngs Literal Translation

and, while men are sleeping, his enemy came and sowed darnel in the midst of the wheat, and went away,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

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

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

his

Usage: 0

ἐχθρός 
Echthros 
Usage: 18

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

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

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

ζιζάνιον 
Zizanion 
Usage: 1

μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

the wheat
σῖτος 
Sitos 
Usage: 7

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Weeds Among The Wheat

24 He presented another parable to them: "The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the crop came up and bore grain, the weeds appeared, too.


Cross References

Isaiah 56:9-10

"All you wild animals, come and devour even all of you wild animals.

Matthew 13:39

The enemy who sowed them is the Devil, the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are the angels.

Matthew 25:5

Since the groom was late, all of them became sleepy and lay down.

Acts 20:30-31

Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

Such people are false apostles, dishonest workers who are masquerading as apostles of the Messiah.

Galatians 2:4

However, false brothers were secretly brought in. They slipped in to spy on the freedom we have in the Messiah Jesus so that they might enslave us.

2 Timothy 4:3-5

For the time will come when people will not tolerate healthy doctrine, but with itching ears will surround themselves with teachers who cater to their people's own desires.

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up and causes you trouble, or many of you will become defiled.

1 Peter 5:8

Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the Devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

2 Peter 2:1

Now there were false prophets among the people, just as there also will be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.

Revelation 2:20

But I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet and who teaches and leads my servants to practice immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 12:9

The huge dragon was hurled down. That ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, along with its angels.

Revelation 13:14

It deceives those living on earth with the signs that it is allowed to do on behalf of the first beast, telling them to make an image for the beast who was wounded by a sword and yet lived.

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