Parallel Verses

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,

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;

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.

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.

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

The field is the world, and the good seed means the children of the kingdom; the darnel is the children 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

the field is the world; the good seed are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of the wicked;

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 He replied: “The One who sows the good seed is the Son of Man; 38 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, 39 and the enemy who sowed them is the Devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels.


Cross References

John 8:44

You are of your father the Devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of liars.

Acts 13:10

and said, “You son of the Devil, full of all deceit and all fraud, enemy of all righteousness! Won’t you ever stop perverting the straight paths of the Lord?

Matthew 13:19

When anyone hears the word about the kingdom and doesn’t understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the one sown along the path.

Genesis 3:15

I will put hostility between you and the woman,
and between your seed and her seed.
He will strike your head,
and you will strike his heel.

Psalm 22:30

Their descendants will serve Him;
the next generation will be told about the Lord.

Isaiah 53:10

Yet the Lord was pleased to crush Him severely.
When You make Him a restitution offering,
He will see His seed, He will prolong His days,
and by His hand, the Lord’s pleasure will be accomplished.

Hosea 2:23

I will sow her in the land for Myself,
and I will have compassion
on No Compassion;
I will say to Not My People:
You are My people,
and he will say, “You are My God.”

Zechariah 10:8-9

I will whistle and gather them
because I have redeemed them;
they will be as numerous as they once were.

Matthew 24:14

This good news of the kingdom will be proclaimed in all the world as a testimony to all nations. And then the end will come.

Matthew 28:18-20

Then Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

Mark 16:15-20

Then He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation.

Luke 24:47

and repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

John 1:12-13

But to all who did receive Him,
He gave them the right to be children of God,
to those who believe in His name,

John 12:24

“I assure you: Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains by itself. But if it dies, it produces a large crop.

Romans 8:17

and if children, also heirs—heirs of God and coheirs with Christ—seeing that we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

Romans 10:18

But I ask, “Did they not hear?” Yes, they did:Their voice has gone out to all the earth,
and their words to the ends of the inhabited world.

Romans 16:26

but now revealed and made known through the prophetic Scriptures, according to the command of the eternal God to advance the obedience of faith among all nations—

Philippians 3:18-19

For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of Christ.

Colossians 1:6

that has come to you. It is bearing fruit and growing all over the world, just as it has among you since the day you heard it and recognized God’s grace in the truth.

James 1:18

By His own choice, He gave us a new birth by the message of truth so that we would be the firstfruits of His creatures.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

1 Peter 1:23

since you have been born again—not of perishable seed but of imperishable—through the living and enduring word of God.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him because we will see Him as He is.

1 John 3:8-10

The one who commits sin is of the Devil, for the Devil has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God was revealed for this purpose: to destroy the Devil’s works.

Revelation 14:6

Then I saw another angel flying high overhead, having the eternal gospel to announce to the inhabitants of the earth—to every nation, tribe, language, and people.

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