Matthew 13:1-3 NIV

The Parable of the Sower

1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake.

References for Matthew 13:1

2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore.

References for Matthew 13:2

3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out to sow his seed.