Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

and the field is the world, and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of evil.

New American Standard Bible

and the field is the world; and as for the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one;

King James Version

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;

Holman Bible

the field is the world; and the good seed—these are the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one,

International Standard Version

while the field is the world. The good seed are those who belong to the kingdom, while the weeds are those who belong to the evil one.

American Standard Version

and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one ;

Amplified

and the field is the world; and [as for] the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the weeds are the sons of the evil one;

An Understandable Version

and the field [represents] the world. The good seed [represents] the children who belong to the kingdom, and the weeds [represent] the children who belong to the evil one [i.e., the devil].

Anderson New Testament

the field is the world; the good seed are the sons of the kingdom; the tares are the sons of the Wicked One;

Bible in Basic English

And the field is the world; and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom; and the evil seeds are the sons of the Evil One;

Common New Testament

the field is the world, and the good seed stands for the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one,

Daniel Mace New Testament

the field is the world: the good seed are the children of the kingdom: but the tares are the children of the wicked one:

Darby Translation

and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the darnel are the sons of the evil one;

Godbey New Testament

and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the wicked one,

Goodspeed New Testament

The field is the world. The good seed is the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the wicked.

John Wesley New Testament

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom, but the darnel are the children of the wicked one.

Julia Smith Translation

And the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one;

King James 2000

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;

Lexham Expanded Bible

and the field is the world. And the good seed--these are the sons of the kingdom, but the darnel are the sons of the evil one.

Modern King James verseion

the field is the world; the good seed are the sons of the kingdom; but the darnel are the sons of the evil one.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the field is the world. And the children of the kingdom, they are the good seed. And the tares are the children of the wicked.

Moffatt New Testament

the field is the world; the good seed means the sons of the Realm; the weeds are the sons of the evil one;

Montgomery New Testament

"the field is the world; the good seed is the sons of the kingdom; the weeds, the sons of the Evil One.

NET Bible

The field is the world and the good seed are the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the people of the evil one,

New Heart English Bible

and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the Kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one,

Noyes New Testament

The field is the world; the good seed is the sons of the kingdom; but the tares are the sons of the Evil One;

Sawyer New Testament

the field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; the poisonous darnel are the children of the wicked one;

The Emphasized Bible

And, the field, is the world, and, the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, - and, the darnel seeds, are the sons of the evil one;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

the field is the world: and the good seed are those who are the children of the kingdom; but the zizane are the children of the wicked one;

Twentieth Century New Testament

The field is the world. By the good seed is meant the People of the Kingdom. The tares are the wicked,

Webster

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;

Weymouth New Testament

the field is the world; the good seed--these are the sons of the Kingdom; the darnel, the sons of the Evil one.

Williams New Testament

the field is the world; the good seed are the members of the kingdom; the wild wheat seed are the followers of the wicked one.

World English Bible

the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the children of the Kingdom; and the darnel weeds are the children of the evil one.

Worrell New Testament

The field is the world: and the good seed, these are the sons of the Kingdom; but the tares are the sons of the evil one;

Worsley New Testament

the field is the world; the good seed are the children of my kingdom; and the tares are the children of the wicked one.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the field is the world, and the good seed, these are the sons of the reign, and the darnel are the sons of the evil one,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G68
ἀγρός 
Agros 
Usage: 14

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

the good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

σπέρμα 
Sperma 
Usage: 37

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97
Usage: 97

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213
Usage: 213

of the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the tares
ζιζάνιον 
Zizanion 
Usage: 1

of the wicked
πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 13:38

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Images Matthew 13:38

Prayers for Matthew 13:38

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Weeds Interpreted

37 And having answered, he said to them, He who sows the good seed is the Son of man, 38 and the field is the world, and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of evil. 39 And the enemy who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are heavenly agents.


Cross References

John 8:44

Ye are from the father, the devil, and ye want to do the desires of your father. He was a man-killer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his

Acts 13:10

said, O man full of all deceit and all recklessness, thou son of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, will thou not cease distorting the straight ways of Lord?

Matthew 13:19

Of every man who hears the word of the kingdom, and does not understands it, evil comes, and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is that which was sown by the wayside.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed. He shall bruise thy head, and thou shall bruise his heel.

Psalm 22:30

A seed shall serve him. It shall be told of LORD to the [next] generation.

Isaiah 53:10

Yet it pleased LORD to bruise him. He has put him to grief. When thou shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see [his] seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of LORD shall prosper in his hand.

Hosea 2:23

And I will sow her to me in the earth. And I will have mercy upon her who had not obtained mercy. And I will say to those who were not my people, Thou are my people, and they shall say, My God.

Zechariah 10:8-9

I will whistle for them, and gather them. For I have redeemed them, and they shall increase as they have increased.

Matthew 24:14

And this good-news of the kingdom will be proclaimed in the whole world for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus having come, he spoke to them, saying, All authority in heaven and on earth was given to me.

Mark 16:15-20

And he said to them, Having gone into all the world, preach ye the good-news to the whole creation.

Luke 24:47

and to proclaim in his name repentance and remission of sins for all the nations, having begun from Jerusalem.

John 1:12-13

But as many as did accept him, to them he gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name,

John 12:24

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless the grain of wheat that falls into the ground dies, it remains alone, but if it dies it bears much fruit.

Romans 8:17

And if children, also heirs, heirs indeed of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer jointly, so that we may also be glorified jointly.

Romans 10:18

But I say, did they, no, not hear? Rather, Their voice went forth into all the earth, and their sayings to the limits of the inhabited world.

Romans 16:26

but that was now revealed, and by prophetic scriptures, according to a commandment of the eternal God that was made known to all the nations for obedience of faith,

Philippians 3:18-19

For many walk, who (I told you often, and now also say while weeping) are enemies of the cross of Christ,

Colossians 1:6

being present for you, just as also in all the world. And it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day that ye heard and recognized the grace of God in truth.

James 1:18

Having deliberated, he begot us by the word of truth for us to be a certain first fruit of his creatures.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?

1 Peter 1:23

begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God that lives and remains into the age.

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet made known what we will be. But we know that whenever he is made known we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.

1 John 3:8-10

He who is doing sin is of the devil, because the devil sinned from the beginning. The Son of God was made known for this, so that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Revelation 14:6

And I saw an agent flying in mid-heaven having eternal good-news to proclaim to those who sit on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people,

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