As he was sowing, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and ate them up.
“A sower went out to sow his seed. As he was sowing, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds of the sky ate it up.
And the one sown on rocky ground—this is one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy.
He replied: “The One who sows the good seed is the Son of Man;
“This is the meaning of the parable:The seed is the word of God.
2 Corinthians 9:10
Now the One who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your seed and increase the harvest of your righteousness.
Other seed fell on the rock; when it sprang up, it withered, since it lacked moisture.
Isaac sowed seed in that land, and in that year he reaped a hundred times what was sown. The Lord blessed him,
Others fell among thorns, and the thorns came up and choked them.
Those who sow in tears
will reap with shouts of joy.
But while people were sleeping, his enemy came, sowed weeds among the wheat, and left.
Light dawns for the righteous,
gladness for the upright in heart.
These are the ones along the path where the word is sown: when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word sown in them.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who cultivate peace.
Still others fell on good ground and produced a crop: some 100, some 60, and some 30 times what was sown.
“For they will sow in peace: the vine will yield its fruit, the land will yield its produce, and the skies will yield their dew. I will give the remnant of this people all these things as an inheritance.
Do not plant your vineyard with two types of seed; otherwise, the entire harvest, both the crop you plant and the produce of the vineyard, will be defiled.
Then He told them many things in parables, saying: “Consider the sower who went out to sow.
He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field.
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,
In the morning sow your seed,
and at evening do not let your hand rest,
because you don’t know which will succeed,
whether one or the other,
or if both of them will be equally good.
Others fell on rocky ground, where there wasn’t much soil, and they sprang up quickly since the soil wasn’t deep.
It’s like a mustard seed that, when sown in the soil, is smaller than all the seeds on the ground.
“The kingdom of God is like this,” He said. “A man scatters seed on the ground;
Though one goes along weeping,
carrying the bag of seed,
he will surely come back with shouts of joy,
carrying his sheaves.
Sow righteousness for yourselves
and reap faithful love;
break up your unplowed ground.
It is time to seek the Lord
until He comes and sends righteousness
on you like the rain.
he sleeps and rises—night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows—he doesn’t know how.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we have sown spiritual things for you, is it too much if we reap material benefits from you?
God also said, “Look, I have given you every seed-bearing plant on the surface of the entire earth and every tree whose fruit contains seed. This food will be for you,
Still others fell on good ground and produced a crop that increased 30, 60, and 100 times what was sown.”
Does the plowman plow every day to plant seed?
Does he continuously break up and cultivate the soil?
and the enemy who sowed them is the Devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels.
Then Joseph said to the people, “Understand today that I have acquired you and your land for Pharaoh. Here is seed for you. Sow it in the land.
If one of their carcasses falls on any seed that is to be sown, it is clean;
For in this case the saying is true: ‘One sows and another reaps.’
As he sowed, this occurred: Some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up.
He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.
Others are sown among thorns; these are the ones who hear the word,
“Listen! Consider the sower who went out to sow.
The landowner’s slaves came to him and said, ‘Master, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Then where did the weeds come from?’
One who watches the wind will not sow,
and the one who looks at the clouds will not reap.
“Sow your land for six years and gather its produce.
When you sow in the eighth year, you will be eating from the previous harvest. You will be eating this until the ninth year when its harvest comes in.