Matthew 13:39-49 ESV

39 and the enemy who sowed them is the devil. 1The harvest is 2the close of the age, and the reapers are angels.

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40 Just as the weeds 3are gathered and burned with fire, so will it be at 4the close of the age.

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      41 5The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all 6causes of sin and 7all law-breakers,

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      42 8and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place 9there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

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          43 Then 10the righteous will shine like the sun 11in the kingdom of their Father. 12He who has ears, let him hear.

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          The Parable of the Hidden Treasure

          44 "The kingdom of heaven 13is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy 14he goes and sells all that he has and 15buys that field.

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          The Parable of the Pearl of Great Value

          45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls,

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              46 who, on finding 16one pearl of great value, 17went and sold all that he had and 18bought it.

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                  The Parable of the Net

                  47 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is 19like a net that was thrown into the sea and 20gathered fish of every kind.

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                      48 When it was full, 21men drew it ashore and sat down and sorted the good into containers but threw away the bad.

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                      49 So it will be at 22the close of the age. The angels will come out and 23separate the evil from the righteous

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