Matthew 13:2

“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 (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.

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