Parallel Verses

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.

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, and

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;

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 So he answered [and] said, "The one 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 darnel are the sons of the evil one. 39 And the enemy who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are angels.


Cross References

John 8:44

You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father! That one was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand firm in the truth, because truth is not in him. Whenever he speaks the lie, he speaks from his own [nature], because he is a liar and the father {of lies}.

Acts 13:10

[and] said, "O [you who are] full of all deceit and of all unscrupulousness, [you] son of the devil, [you] enemy of all righteousness! Will you not stop making crooked the straight paths of the Lord!

Matthew 13:19

[When] anyone hears the word about the kingdom and does not understand [it], the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is what was sown on the side of the path.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put hostility between you and between the woman, and between your offspring and between her offspring; he will strike you [on the] head, and you will strike him [on the] heel."

Psalm 22:30

Descendants will serve him. Regarding the Lord, it will be told to the [next] generation.

Isaiah 53:10

Yet Yahweh was pleased to crush him; he {made him sick}. If she places his life a guilt offering, he will see offspring. He will prolong days, and the will of Yahweh will succeed in his hand.

Hosea 2:23

I will sow her for myself in the land; I will have pity on Lo-ruhama; I will say to Lo-ammi, "You are my people," and he himself will say, "[you are] my God."

Zechariah 10:8-9

I will whistle to them and gather them, for I have redeemed them, and they will become numerous as they have been numerous [before].

Matthew 24:14

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed in the whole inhabited earth for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus approached [and] spoke to them, saying, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

Mark 16:15-20

And he said to them, "Go into all the world [and] preach the gospel to all creation.

Luke 24:47

and repentance and the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

John 1:12-13

But as many as received him--to those who believe in his name--he gave to them authority to become children of God,

John 12:24

Truly, truly I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth [and] dies, it remains [by] itself alone. But if it dies, it bears much fruit.

Romans 8:17

and if children, also heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer together [with him] so that we may also be glorified together [with him].

Romans 10:18

But I say, they have not heard, have they? On the contrary, "Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world."

Romans 10:18

But I say, they have not heard, have they? On the contrary, "Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world."

Philippians 3:18-19

For many live, of whom I spoke about to you many times, but now speak about even weeping, [as] the enemies of the cross of Christ,

Colossians 1:6

that has come to you, just as also in all the world it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day you heard about and understood the grace of God in truth,

James 1:18

[By his] will he gave birth to us through the message of truth, so that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers! Did not God choose the poor of the world [to be] rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him?

1 Peter 1:23

[because you] have been born again, not from perishable seed but imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever he is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.

1 John 3:8-10

The one who practices sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. For this [reason] the Son of God was revealed: in order to destroy the works of the devil.

Revelation 14:6

And I saw another angel flying {directly overhead}, having an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who reside on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and language and people,

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