Matthew 13:2

“And great multitudes were gathered together vnto him, so that hee went into a ship, and sate, and the whole multitude stood on the shore.”

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And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.
- King James Version

And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there were gathered unto him great multitudes, so that he entered into a boat, and sat; and all the multitude stood on the beach.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And great numbers of people came together to him, so that he got into a boat; and the people took up their position by the sea.
- Basic English Bible

And great crowds were gathered together to him, so that going on board ship himself he sat down, and the whole crowd stood on the shore.
- Darby Bible

And great multitudes were gathered to him, so that he went into a boat, and sat down; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.
- Webster's Bible

when a vast multitude of people crowded round Him. He therefore went on board a boat and sat there, while all the people stood on the shore.
- Weymouth Bible

Great multitudes gathered to him, so that he entered into a boat, and sat, and all the multitude stood on the beach.
- World English Bible

And myche puple was gaderid to hym, so that he wente up in to a boot, and sat; and al the puple stood on the brenke.
- Wycliffe Bible

and gathered together unto him were many multitudes, so that he having gone into the boat did sit down, and all the multitude on the beach did stand,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 13:2


13:2 He went into the vessel - Which constantly waited upon him, while he was on the sea coast.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 13:2


Mt 13:2 And great multitudes. Literally, "greatest". There is every reason to believe that this was one of the greatest. It was the "turning-point in his public teaching", since the parabolic instruction now begins.

Discussion for Matthew 13

  • BSP
    Verse 52 There are many treasures that we can learn from the Bible. We want to share those with others.
  • Alex
    Jesus said we wd know a tree by his fruits thus we know that christ is god the son by his fruits his words are the very seeds of god he breathe on them and they received the h.g. thus the h.g. was his fruit which is a baby christ his offspring via his seed th word. the kingdom has to come via a birth thats y he is saying unless you receive the kingdom as a lil child etc impling a heavenly birth.
  • Alex
    The original Promise was i will multiply thy seed Christ seed as the stars of heaven Thats y the sower will go forth to sow his precious seed in humanity. Its the very seed of God to whom the word that good seed came it made them Gods,God was so pasionate about this PROMISE that he swore by his very self I have said his words seeds ye are Gods. Being bornagain of an incorruptible seed
  • Alex
    How do we know that Christ is really God the son? Simply b c he sows the very seeds of God in humanity which is the Word th living Word not the written word, the living word is the very seed of God and this seed can only be deposited in our hearts by hearing his voice etc not by reading anything but by HEARING means divine understanding, its gestation in the spritual realm,HE IS THE BRIDEGROOM GBU
  • 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.

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