Matthew 13:18

“ Heare ye therefore the parable of the sower.”

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Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
- King James Version

"Hear then the parable of the sower.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hear then ye the parable of the sower.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give ear, then, to the story of the man who put the seed in the earth.
- Basic English Bible

*Ye*, therefore, hear the parable of the sower.
- Darby Bible

Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
- Webster's Bible

To you then I will explain the parable of the Sower.
- Weymouth Bible

Hear, then, the parable of the farmer.
- World English Bible

Therfor here ye the parable of the sowere.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Ye, therefore, hear ye the simile of the sower:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 13:18


Mt 13:18-23 Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower. In order to understand the parable we must listen to the explanation given in Mt 13:18-23. Christ is the great Sower, and all whom he sends forth to preach are sowers under him. The seed sown is His Word, the Gospel of the Kingdom. The soil is human hearts. Four kinds of human hearts are described: (1) The "wayside" hearer; the light, flippant, indifferent hearer upon whom no impression is produced. (2) The "stony" hearer; the heart that exhibits an evanescent feeling at the appeal of the gospel; but upon whom no permanent impression is made. (3) The "thorny soil"; the heart that takes in the Word, but is so full of worldly cares that these presently gain the mastery. This describes the world-serving hearer. (4) The "good soil"; the good and honest heart; the heart that receives and retains the truth. In such a heart the seed will grow and the new life will be manifest. Three things, then, are needful: (1) A Sower. (2) Good Seed, the pure word of God. (3) A good and "honest" heart. A dishonest man cannot be converted until he casts out his dishonesty. He who cavils at and deceitfully entreats the word of God will not be profited.

Discussion for Matthew 13

  • BSP
    Verse 23 We all have different circumstances in life and can all give different amount of time. Jehovah God wants us to give him our very best and he views us as individuals.
  • Obbie Beal
    note: not food ,clothing, shelter, ..., ..., is on Jesus mind, but T K of Heaven, T K of Heaven, (the place prepared for those Born-Again) is /was mightily on Jesus mind.
  • Bruce
    Alex: There are Three in HeavenThe Father,The Word, The Holy Ghost(1john 5:7)
    The Word was Made Flesh and Dwelt Among Us(John1:14)The Son of God. He is The Living Word(Hebrews4:12 Quick Means Living) Like you Said,The Wheat are The Saved.You have everything Kind of Right Just a Little Mixed Up. Hard to Understand. It's Just a Story, Picture of Salvation and End of World. Holy Ghost is Not H.G
  • ALEX
    JESUS SAID THAT SATAN WAS THE FATHER OF THE TARES B/C HE SOWS TH TARES WHICH MEANS THAT CHRIST IS THE FATHER OF TH WHEAT SIMPLY B/C HE IS THE ONE WHO SOWS THE WHEAT. THUS THE WHEAT HAS TO BE TH H.G SIMPLY B/C THE SEED IS THE LIVING WORD THATS Y THE H,G FELL ON THEM THAT HEARD HIS WORDS HIS SEEDS. AND HE SAYS THAT WHEAT ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE KINGDOM IMPLING HIS CHILDREN THAT ARE BORN IN US TH H.G
  • ALEX
    OUR HEARTS IS LIKE A GARDEN WHERE THE GOOD SEED WILL BE SOWN FORMING CHRIST IN US WHICH IS THE H.G THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE SPIRIT IS SPIRIT GESTATION IN THE SPRITUAL REALM HEARING HIS VOICESEED EQUATES TO CONCEPTION N GESTATION A HEAVENLY BIRTH A GIFT FROM ABOVE NOT OF THIS WORLD WHEN A WOMAN IS PREGNANT SHE HAS TO SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR TH EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN, UNTO US A CHILD IS
  • ALEX
    OWE CANNOT DO AWAY WITH HIS PRECIOUS SEED WHICH IS HIS WORD.JESUS SAID THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS LIKE A MAN WHO SOWS SEED N HIS FIELD THUS THE KINGDOM WILL COME VIA A SEED UNLESS THE LORD OF THE SABBATH HAD LEFT US A SEED WE WD HAVE BEEN MADE UNTO SODOM AND GOMARRAH THATS WHAT THE NEW COVENANT IS HIS WORDS/SEEDS PLANTED IN OUR HEARTS AND MINDS INITIATING A BIRTH OF CHRIST IN US FORMING CHRIST IN US GB

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