Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

And in stories, by way of comparison, He told them many things, as He continued to speak: "A sower went out to sow,

New American Standard Bible

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow;

King James Version

And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

Holman Bible

Then He told them many things in parables, saying: “Consider the sower who went out to sow.

International Standard Version

Then he began to tell them many things in parables. He said, "Listen! A farmer went out to sow.

A Conservative Version

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, the man who sows went forth to sow.

American Standard Version

And he spake to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went forth to sow;

Amplified

And He told them many things in parables (stories by way of illustration and comparison), saying, A sower went out to sow.

An Understandable Version

And He spoke many things to them in parables [i.e., brief stories to illustrate His teaching], saying, "Once a farmer went out [to his field] to plant grain.

Anderson New Testament

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying: Behold, the sower went out to sow.

Bible in Basic English

And he gave them teaching in the form of a story, saying, A man went out to put seed in the earth;

Common New Testament

Then he told them many things in parables, saying: "A sower went out to sow his seed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then he talk'd to them much in parables, and said, a sower went out to sow.

Darby Translation

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow:

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold a sower went out to sow.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he told them many things in figures, and said to them, "A sower went out to sow,

John Wesley New Testament

And he spake many things to them in parables, saying, Behold a sower went forth to sow.

Julia Smith Translation

And he spake to them many things in parables, saying, Behold, he, the sower, went forth to sow.

King James 2000

And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he spoke many [things] to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow,

Modern King James verseion

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, the sower went out to sow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he spake many things to them in similitudes, saying, "Behold, the sower went forth to sow.

Moffatt New Testament

He spoke at some length to them in parables, saying: "A sower went out to sow,

Montgomery New Testament

Then he told them many truths in parables. "Behold," he said, "the sower went forth to sow;

NET Bible

He told them many things in parables, saying: "Listen! A sower went out to sow.

New Heart English Bible

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying, "Listen, a farmer went out to sow.

Noyes New Testament

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow.

Sawyer New Testament

And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying; Behold, a sower went out to sow;

The Emphasized Bible

And he spake unto them many things, in parables, saying: Lo! the sower went forth to sow, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he spake unto them many things in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went out to sow:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then he told them many truths in parables. "The sower," he began, "went out to sow; and,

Webster

And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

Weymouth New Testament

He then spoke many things to them in figurative language. "The sower goes out," He said, "to sow.

World English Bible

He spoke to them many things in parables, saying, "Behold, a farmer went out to sow.

Worrell New Testament

And He spake to them many things in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went forth to sow.

Worsley New Testament

saying, "Behold a sower went out to sow;

Youngs Literal Translation

and he spake to them many things in similes, saying: 'Lo, the sower went forth to sow,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

he spake
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292


Usage: 0

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

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

a sower
σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower

2 And the crowds that gathered about Him were so great that He got into a boat and remained sitting in it, while all the crowd stood on the seashore. 3 And in stories, by way of comparison, He told them many things, as He continued to speak: "A sower went out to sow, 4 and as he was sowing, some of the seed fell along the path, and the birds came and ate them up,


Cross References

Matthew 13:10-13

Then His disciples came up to Him and asked, "Why do you speak to them in stories?"

Matthew 13:34-35

Jesus told the crowds all this in stories, and without a story He told them nothing,

Matthew 13:53

When Jesus had finished these stories, He left there.

Mark 4:2-9

He continued teaching them by many stories. In His teaching He spoke to them as follows:

Mark 4:13

Then He said to them: "If you do not understand this story, how, indeed, can you understand any of my stories?

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33-20

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33-7

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33-7

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33-14

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Mark 4:33

With many stories like these He kept on telling them the message, as far as they could understand it.

Matthew 22:1

Then Jesus again spoke to them in stories, and said:

Matthew 24:32

"Now learn what the story of the fig tree means. Just as soon as its branches grow tender, and put forth leaves, you know that summer is near.

Mark 3:23

So He called them to Him, and continued speaking to them in short stories, as follows: "How can Satan drive out Satan?

Mark 12:1

Then He began to speak to them in stories. "A man once planted a vineyard and fenced it in and hewed out a wine-vat and built a watchtower; then he rented it to tenant farmers, and went abroad.

Mark 12:12

Then they were trying to have Him arrested, but they were afraid of the people, for they knew that He aimed this story at them. And so they left Him and went away.

Luke 8:5-8

"A sower went out to sow his seed. As he was sowing, some of the seed fell along the path, and were trodden down, and the wild birds ate them up.

Luke 8:10

So He said, "You are granted the privilege of knowing the secrets of the kingdom of God, but to others they are told in stories, so that they may look and not see, may hear and not understand.

Luke 12:41

Peter said to Him, "Lord, do you mean this story for us, or is it for everybody?"

Luke 15:3-7

So He told them the following story:

John 16:25

"I have told you these things in allegories, but a time is coming when I shall not do so any longer, but will plainly tell you about the Father.

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