Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The slaves of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares?’

King James Version

So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?

Holman Bible

The landowner’s slaves came to him and said, ‘Master, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Then where did the weeds come from?’

International Standard Version

"The owner's servants came and asked him, "Master, you sowed good seed in your field, didn't you? Then where did these weeds come from?'

A Conservative Version

But the bondmen of the house-ruler having come, they said to him, Sir, did thou not sow good seed in thy field? From where then does it have tares?

American Standard Version

And the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field? whence then hath it tares?

Amplified

The servants of the owner came to him and said, ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Then how does it have weeds in it?’

An Understandable Version

The farmer's hired hands came and asked him, 'Did you not plant [only] good seed in your field? Where did the weeds come from [then]?'

Anderson New Testament

And the servants of the master of the house came, and said to him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Whence, then, has it tares?

Bible in Basic English

And the servants of the master of the house came and said to him, Sir, did you not put good seed in your field? how then has it evil plants?

Common New Testament

And the servants of the householder came and said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then has it weeds?'

Daniel Mace New Testament

so the servants of the yeoman came and said, Sir, did not you sow your field with good grain: how comes it then to have tares?

Darby Translation

And the bondmen of the householder came up and said to him, Sir, hast thou not sown good seed in thy field? whence then has it darnel?

Godbey New Testament

And the servants of the landlord having come to him said, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? whence then hath it tares?

Goodspeed New Testament

And the owner's slaves came to him and said, 'Was not the seed good that you sowed in your field, sir? So where did these weeds come from?'

John Wesley New Testament

So the servants of the housholder came to him and said, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? Whence then hath it darnel?

Julia Smith Translation

And the servants of the master of the house having come, said to him, Lord, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field whence therefore has it tares?

King James 2000

So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? from where then has it tares?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So the slaves of the master of the house came [and] said to him, 'Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have darnel?'

Modern King James verseion

So the servants of the householder came and said to him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Then where have the darnel come from?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The servants then came to the householder, and said unto him, 'Sir, sowest not thou good seed in thy close, from whence then hath it tares?'

Moffatt New Testament

So the servants of the owner went to him and said, 'Did you not sow good seed in your field, sir? How then does it contain weeds?'

Montgomery New Testament

"The slaves of the owner went to him and said: "'Was it not good seed, sir, that you sowed in your field? From whence then, do you get tares?'

NET Bible

So the slaves of the owner came and said to him, 'Sir, didn't you sow good seed in your field? Then where did the weeds come from?'

New Heart English Bible

So the servants of the householder came and said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where did these tares come from?'

Noyes New Testament

So the servants of the householder came and said to him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? Whence then hath it tares?

Sawyer New Testament

And the servants of the householder came and said to him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Whence then has it poisonous darnel?

The Emphasized Bible

And the servants of the householder, coming near, said to him, - Sir! was it not, good seed, thou didst sow in thy field? Whence then hath it, darnel?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The servants of the proprietor came, and said to him, Master, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field? whence then hath it the zizane?

Twentieth Century New Testament

On this the owner's servants came to him, and said 'Was not it good seed that you sowed in your field? Where, then, do the tares in it come from?'

Webster

So the servants of the householder came and said to him, Sir, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?

Weymouth New Testament

"So the farmer's men come and ask him, "'Sir, was it not good seed that you sowed on your land? Where then does the darnel come from?'

Williams New Testament

And the farmer's slaves came up to him and said, 'Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Then where did the wild wheat plants come from?'

World English Bible

The servants of the householder came and said to him, 'Sir, didn't you sow good seed in your field? Where did this darnel come from?'

Worrell New Testament

And the servants of the house-holder, corning near, said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Whence, then, has it tares?'

Worsley New Testament

So the servants came to their master, and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? whence then are the tares?

Youngs Literal Translation

'And the servants of the householder, having come near, said to him, Sir, good seed didst thou not sow in thy field? whence then hath it the darnel?

Interlinear

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

the servants
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

of the householder
οἰκοδεσπότης 
Oikodespotes 
Usage: 0

προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come, come to, come unto, go to, go unto, draw near,
Usage: 79

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

Sir
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

not
οὐχί 
Ouchi 
not, nay, not, not so
Usage: 32

thou sow
σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

σπέρμα 
Sperma 
Usage: 37

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

thy
σός 
Sos 
Usage: 10

G68
ἀγρός 
Agros 
Usage: 14

πόθεν 
Pothen 
Usage: 17

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

hath it
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Weeds Among The Wheat

26 But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also. 27 The slaves of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares?’ 28 And he said to them, ‘An enemy has done this!’ The slaves *said to him, ‘Do you want us, then, to go and gather them up?’


Cross References

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

1 Corinthians 1:11-13

For I have been informed concerning you, my brethren, by Chloe’s people, that there are quarrels among you.

1 Corinthians 3:5-9

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.

1 Corinthians 15:12-34

Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?

1 Corinthians 16:10

Now if Timothy comes, see that he is with you without cause to be afraid, for he is doing the Lord’s work, as I also am.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation,

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain—

2 Corinthians 6:4

but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,

Galatians 3:1-3

You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?

Ephesians 4:11-12

And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,

James 3:15-16

This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

James 4:4

You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

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