And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the wayside, and the fowls came and devoured them up:
A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the wayside; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.
But he that received the seed in stony places, the same is he that hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it;
He answered and said unto them, He that sows the good seed is the Son of man;
Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
2 Corinthians 9:10
Now he that ministers seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)
And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.
Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year a hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
And these are they by the wayside, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan comes immediately, and takes away the word that was sown in their hearts.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by them that make peace.
But others fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some a hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.
For the seed shall be prosperous; the vine shall give its fruit, and the ground shall give its increase, and the heavens shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things.
You shall not sow your vineyard with different seeds: lest the fruit of your seed which you have sown, and the fruit of your vineyard, be defiled.
And he spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field:
The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening withhold not your hand: for you know not which shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both alike shall be good.
Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and immediately they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth:
And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground;
He that goes forth weeping, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he comes and rains righteousness upon you.
And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knows not how.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your material things?
And God said, Behold, I have given you every plant bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, which has seed in its fruit; to you it shall be for food.
And others fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some a hundred.
Does the plowman keep plowing all day to sow? does he keep opening and breaking the clods of his ground?
The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land.
And if any part of their carcass fall upon any sowing seed which is to be sown, it shall be clean.
And in this is that saying true, One sows, and another reaps.
And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the wayside, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up.
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man who sowed good seed in his field:
And these are they who are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
Listen; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:
So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? from where then has it tares?
He that observes the wind shall not sow; and he that regards the clouds shall not reap.
And six years you shall sow your land, and shall gather in the fruits of it:
And you shall sow the eighth year, and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth year; until its new fruits come in you shall eat of the old fruit.