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Mark 4:1-9

NIV 1 Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on the lake, while all the people were along the shore at the water's edge. NIV 1 Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on the lake, while all the people were along the shore at the water's edge. NIV 2 He taught them many things by parables, and in his teaching said: NIV 2 He taught them many things by parables, and in his teaching said: NIV 3 "Listen! A farmer went out to sow his seed. NIV 3 "Listen! A farmer went out to sow his seed. NIV 4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. NIV 4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. NIV 5 Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. NIV 5 Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. NIV 6 But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root. NIV 6 But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root. NIV 7 Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants, so that they did not bear grain. NIV 7 Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants, so that they did not bear grain. NIV 8 Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, multiplying thirty, sixty, or even a hundred times." NIV 8 Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, multiplying thirty, sixty, or even a hundred times." NIV 9 Then Jesus said, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear." NIV 9 Then Jesus said, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear."