Matthew 13:6

And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 13:6

And when the Sunne was vp, they were scorched: and because they had not root, they withered away.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and when the sun was risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the sun was high, it was burned; and because it had no root it became dry and dead.
- Basic English Bible

but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having [any] root were dried up;
- Darby Bible

And when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had not root, they withered.
- Webster's Bible

but when the sun is risen, it is scorched by the heat, and through having no root it withers up.
- Weymouth Bible

When the sun had risen, they were scorched. Because they had no root, they withered away.
- World English Bible

But whanne the sonne was risun, thei swaliden, and for thei hadden not roote, thei drieden vp.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the sun having risen they were scorched, and through not having root, they withered,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 13:6

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 13:6


13:4 And while he sowed, some seeds fell by the highway side, and the birds came and devoured them - It is observable, that our Lord points out the grand hinderances of our bearing fruit, in the same order as they occur. The first danger is, that the birds will devour the seed. If it escape this, there is then another danger, namely, lest it be scorched, and wither away. It is long after this that the thorns spring up and choke the good seed. A vast majority of those who hear the word of God, receive the seed as by the highway side. Of those who do not lose it by the birds, yet many receive it as on stony places. Many of them who receive it in a better soil, yet suffer the thorns to grow up, and choke it: so that few even of these endure to the end, and bear fruit unto perfection: yet in all these cases, it is not the will of God that hinders, but their own voluntary perverseness.

13:8 Good ground - Soft, not like that by the highway side; deep, not like the stony ground; purged, not full of thorns.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 13:6


Mt 13:6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched. It was not rooted in that deep, moist soil which would have enabled it to resist the scorching heat of the sun.

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