Mark 4:3

“Hearken, Behold, there went out a sower to sow:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:
- King James Version

"Listen {to this!} Behold, the sower went out to sow;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hearken: Behold, the sower went forth to sow:
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man went out to put seed in the earth:
- Basic English Bible

Hearken: Behold, the sower went forth to sow.
- Darby Bible

Hearken; Behold, a sower went out to sow:
- Webster's Bible

Listen: the sower goes out to sow.
- Weymouth Bible

Listen! Behold, the farmer went out to sow,
- World English Bible

Here ye. Lo! a man sowynge goith out to sowe.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Hearken, lo, the sower went forth to sow;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 4:3


4:3 Hearken - This word he probably spoke with a loud voice, to stop the noise and hurry of the people.


Discussion for Mark 4

  • Mary Leonard
    We can learn so much from this chapter if people would just open up their eyes and ears. As Jesus said, "you have eyes, but cannot see." "you have ears, yet you cannot hear." We need to take His Words and apply them to our daily life and share with others to bring forth fruit to grow for the Kingdom of God.
  • Vanessa
    we live in a world where many thorns and thistles are rising trying to choke out the truth putting it away in a closet or covering it up, we are to be the light not blinded by darkness that think they are doing good by God but still in the grips of the fowler, it's not about the world and embracing sin but delivering the word, a house cant stand divided, you cant have it both ways God Bless
  • Obbie Beal

    18 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful. (education, more education, laziness, money, more money, careers, cars, cloths, anger, meanness, can easily be thorn(s) in our life if allowed; these will choke the word
  • Stan jett
    Whats the difference in the 'kingdom of God' and the 'kingtom of Heaven'?
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:24 and HE said unto them take heed what you hear with what measure you mete it shall be measured unto you and unto --- YOU THAT HEAR --- shall more be given --4:25-- for he that hath to him shall be given and he that hath not --- from him shall be taken even that --- WHICH HE HATH --- ACTS 5:20 GO STAND AND SPEAK IN THE TEMPLE TO THE PEOPLE ---ALL THE WORDS OF THIS LIFE ---
  • BSP
    Verse 9~Jesus did not just want people to hear his words, but he wanted people to act on them.

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