Matthew 13:25-35 NAS

25 "But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed atares among * the wheat, and went away.

References for Matthew 13:25

    • Ɲ 13:25 - Or "darnel", a weed resembling wheat
      26 "But when the bwheat 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? cHow then does it have tares?'

          References for Matthew 13:27

            • Ɵ 13:27 - Lit "From where"
              28 "And he said to them, 'An denemy * has done this!' The slaves said to him, 'Do you want us, then, to go and gather them up?'

              References for Matthew 13:28

                • Ơ 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 1gather the wheat into my barn."' "

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                  The Mustard Seed

                  31 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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                  32 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 eAIR come and NEST IN ITS BRANCHES."

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                  The Leaven

                  33 He spoke another parable to them, "5The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in 6three fpecks of flour until it was all leavened."

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                  34 All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and He did not speak to them 7without a parable.

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                  35 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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