Tares among Wheat

24 Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, "1The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.
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25 "But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among * the wheat, and went away.
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    • n 13:25 - Or "darnel", a weed resembling wheat
      26 "But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also.
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          27 "The slaves of the landowner came and said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares?'
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            • p 13:27 - Lit "From where"
              28 "And he said to them, 'An enemy * has done this!' The slaves said to him, 'Do you want us, then, to go and gather them up?'
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                • q 13:28 - Lit "enemy man"
                  29 "But he said, 'No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them.
                  30 'Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but 2gather the wheat into my barn."' "
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