13:1 The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side.
13:1 On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea.

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.
13:2 And great multitudes were gathered together to Him, so that He got into a boat and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

13:3 And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;
13:3 Then He spoke many things to them in parables, saying: "Behold, a sower went out to sow.

13:4 And when he sowed, some [seeds] fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up:
13:4 "And as he sowed, some seed fell by the wayside; and the birds came and devoured them.

13:5 Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
13:5 "Some fell on stony places, where they did not have much earth; and they immediately sprang up because they had no depth of earth.

13:6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
13:6 "But when the sun was up they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away.

13:7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
13:7 "And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up and choked them.

13:8 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.
13:8 "But others fell on good ground and yielded a crop: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

13:9 Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
13:9 "He who has ears to hear, let him hear!"

13:10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?
13:10 And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to them in parables?"

13:11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
13:11 He answered and said to them, "Because it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given.

13:12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.
13:12 "For whoever has, to him more will be given, and he will have abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.

13:13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
13:13 "Therefore I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

13:14 And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:
13:14 "And in them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled, which says: 'Hearing you will hear and shall not understand, And seeing you will see and not perceive;

13:15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and [their] ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and should understand with [their] heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
13:15 For the hearts of this people have grown dull. Their ears are hard of hearing, And their eyes they have closed, Lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, Lest they should understand with their hearts and turn, So that I should heal them.'

13:16 But blessed [are] your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.
13:16 "But blessed are your eyes for they see, and your ears for they hear;

13:17 For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous [men] have desired to see [those things] which ye see, and have not seen [them]; and to hear [those things] which ye hear, and have not heard [them].
13:17 "for assuredly, I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.

13:18 Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
13:18 "Therefore hear the parable of the sower:

13:19 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth [it] not, then cometh the wicked [one], and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.
13:19 "When anyone hears the word of the kingdom, and does not understand it, then the wicked one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is he who received seed by the wayside.

13:20 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
13:20 "But he who received the seed on stony places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;

13:21 Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
13:21 "yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. For when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

13:22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
13:22 "Now he who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

13:23 But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth [it]; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.
13:23 "But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty."

13:24 Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:
13:24 Another parable He put forth to them, saying: "The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field;

13:25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
13:25 "but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way.

13:26 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.
13:26 "But when the grain had sprouted and produced a crop, then the tares also appeared.

13:27 So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?
13:27 "So the servants of the owner came and said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares?'

13:28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?
13:28 "He said to them, 'An enemy has done this.' The servants said to him, 'Do you want us then to go and gather them up?'

13:29 But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.
13:29 "But he said, 'No, lest while you gather up the tares you also uproot the wheat with them.

13:30 Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
13:30 'Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather together the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my barn."'"

13:31 Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field:
13:31 Another parable He put forth to them, saying: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field,

13:32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
13:32 "which indeed is the least of all the seeds; but when it is grown it is greater than the herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches."

13:33 Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.
13:33 Another parable He spoke to them: "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal till it was all leavened."

13:34 All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:
13:34 All these things Jesus spoke to the multitude in parables; and without a parable He did not speak to them,

13:35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
13:35 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: "I will open My mouth in parables; I will utter things kept secret from the foundation of the world."

13:36 Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.
13:36 Then Jesus sent the multitude away and went into the house. And His disciples came to Him, saying, "Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field."

13:37 He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man;
13:37 He answered and said to them: "He who sows the good seed is the Son of Man.

13:38 The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked [one];
13:38 "The field is the world, the good seeds are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of the wicked one.

13:39 The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
13:39 "The enemy who sowed them is the devil, the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are the angels.

13:40 As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world.
13:40 "Therefore as the tares are gathered and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of this age.

13:41 The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;
13:41 "The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all things that offend, and those who practice lawlessness,

13:42 And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
13:42 "and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

13:43 Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
13:43 "Then the righteous will shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

13:44 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
13:44 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

13:45 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:
13:45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls,

13:46 Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
13:46 "who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

13:47 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind:
13:47 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet that was cast into the sea and gathered some of every kind,

13:48 Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
13:48 "which, when it was full, they drew to shore; and they sat down and gathered the good into vessels, but threw the bad away.

13:49 So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,
13:49 "So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come forth, separate the wicked from among the just,

13:50 And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
13:50 "and cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth."

13:51 Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.
13:51 Jesus said to them, "Have you understood all these things?" They said to Him, "Yes, Lord."

13:52 Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe [which is] instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man [that is] an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure [things] new and old.
13:52 Then He said to them, "Therefore every scribe instructed concerning the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old."

13:53 And it came to pass, [that] when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence.
13:53 Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these parables, that He departed from there.

13:54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this [man] this wisdom, and [these] mighty works?
13:54 And when He had come to His own country, He taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished and said, "Where did this Man get this wisdom and these mighty works?

13:55 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?
13:55 "Is this not the carpenter's son? Is not His mother called Mary? And His brothers James, Joses, Simon, and Judas?

13:56 And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this [man] all these things?
13:56 "And His sisters, are they not all with us? Where then did this Man get all these things?"

13:57 And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.
13:57 So they were offended at Him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own country and in his own house."

13:58 And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief.
13:58 Now He did not do many mighty works there because of their unbelief.