Matthew 13:38

“The field is the world. The good seed, are the children of the kingdome: but the tares are the children of the wicked one.”

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The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked [one];
- King James Version

and the field is the world; and {as for} the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil {one;}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil `one';
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the field is the world; and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom; and the evil seeds are the sons of the Evil One;
- Basic English Bible

and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the darnel are the sons of the evil [one];
- Darby Bible

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
- Webster's Bible

the field is the world; the good seed--these are the sons of the Kingdom; the darnel, the sons of the Evil one.
- Weymouth Bible

the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the children of the Kingdom; and the darnel weeds are the children of the evil one.
- World English Bible

the feeld is the world; but the good seed, these ben sones of the kyngdom, but taris, these ben yuele children;
- Wycliffe Bible

and the field is the world, and the good seed, these are the sons of the reign, and the darnel are the sons of the evil one,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 13:38


13:38 The good seed are the children of the kingdom - That is, the children of God, the righteous.


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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