Matthew 13:29

“But he said, Nay: lest while yee gather vp the tares, ye root vp also the wheat with them.”

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Other Translations

But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.
- King James Version

"But he *said, 'No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he saith, Nay; lest haply while ye gather up the tares, ye root up the wheat with them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he says, No, for fear that by chance while you take up the evil plants, you may be rooting up the grain with them.
- Basic English Bible

But he said, No; lest [in] gathering the darnel ye should root up the wheat with it.
- Darby Bible

But he said, No; lest while ye gather the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.
- Webster's Bible

`No,' he replied, `for fear that while collecting the darnel you should at the same time root up the wheat with it.
- Weymouth Bible

But he said, 'No, lest perhaps while you gather up the darnel weeds, you root up the wheat with them.
- World English Bible

And he seide, Nay, lest perauenture ye in gaderynge taris drawen vp with hem the whete bi the roote.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And he said, No, lest -- gathering up the darnel -- ye root up with it the wheat,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 13:29

Mt 13:29 Nay; lest . . . ye root up also the wheat with them. The roots of the wheat and tares were often so intertwined that one could not be pulled up without the other.

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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