Matthew 13:31-33 NIV

The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast

13:31,32pp -- Mk 4:30-32 13:31-33pp -- Lk 13:18-21

31 He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like1 a mustard seed,2 which a man took and planted in his field.

References for Matthew 13:31

32 Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and perch in its branches."3

References for Matthew 13:32

33 He told them still another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like4 yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amounta of flour5 until it worked all through the dough."6

References for Matthew 13:33

    • b 13:33 - Greek "three satas" (probably about 1/2 bushel or 22 liters)