"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.
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"But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also.
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"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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"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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"But he said, 'No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them.
'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 1gather the wheat into my barn."' "
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He presented another parable to them, saying, "2The kingdom of heaven is like 3a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;
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and this is smaller than all other seeds, but when it is full grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that 4THE BIRDS OF THE AIR come and NEST IN ITS BRANCHES."
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He spoke another parable to them, "5The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in 6three pecks of flour until it was all leavened."
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All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and He did not speak to them 7without a parable.
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This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: "8I WILL OPEN MY MOUTH IN PARABLES; I WILL UTTER THINGS HIDDEN SINCE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD."
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