Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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.

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 answered, "The person who sowed good seed is the Son of Man, 38 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. 39 The enemy who sowed them is the Devil, the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are the angels.


Cross References

John 8:44

You belong to your father the Devil, and you want to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and has never stood for truth, since there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

Acts 13:10

and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you?

Matthew 13:19

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

Genesis 3:15

"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."

Psalm 22:30

Our descendants will serve him, and that generation will be told about the Lord.

Isaiah 53:10

"Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.

Hosea 2:23

I will plant my people in the land for myself. I will show mercy on her who has received no mercy I will say to those who are not my people, "You are my people!' and they will say, "You are my God.'"

Zechariah 10:8-9

I will whistle for them, gathering them together, because I have redeemed them, and they will multiply as they were before.

Matthew 24:14

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."

Matthew 28:18-20

Then Jesus approached them and told them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

Mark 16:15-20

Then he told them, "As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.

Luke 24:47

and then repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

John 1:12-13

However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

John 12:24

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone. But if it dies, it produces a lot of grain.

Romans 8:17

Now if we are children, we are heirs heirs of God and co-heirs with the Messiah if, in fact, we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

Romans 10:18

But I ask, "Didn't they hear?" Certainly they did! In fact, "Their voice has gone out into the whole world, and their words to the ends of the earth."

Romans 16:26

but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith

Philippians 3:18-19

For I have often told you, and now tell you even with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of the Messiah.

Colossians 1:6

that has come to you. Just as it is bearing fruit and spreading all over the world, so it has been doing among you from the day you heard it and came to know the grace of God in truth.

James 1:18

In accordance with his will he made us his children by the word of truth, so that we might become the most important of his creatures.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers! God has chosen the poor in the world to become rich in faith and to be heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who keep on loving him, has he not?

1 Peter 1:23

For you have been born again, not by a seed that perishes but by one that cannot perish by the living and everlasting word of God.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are now God's children, but what we will be like has not been revealed yet. We know that when the Messiah is revealed, we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.

1 John 3:8-10

The person who practices sin belongs to the evil one, because the Devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason that the Son of God was revealed was to destroy what the Devil has been doing.

Revelation 14:6

Then I saw another angel flying overhead with the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on earth to every nation, tribe, language, and people.

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