11He began to teachagain2by the sea. And such a verylargecrowdgathered to Him that 3He got into a boat in the sea and satdown; and the wholecrowd was by the sea on the land.
And He was teaching them manythings in 4parables, and was saying to them in His teaching,
3"Listen to this! Behold, the sowerwent out to sow;4as he was sowing, some seed fellbeside the road, and the birdscame and ate it up.5"Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not havemuchsoil; and immediately it sprang up because it hadnodepth of soil.6"And after the sun had risen, it was scorched; and because it hadnoroot, it witheredaway.