Parallel Bible results for Mark 4:11-21

New International Version

New International Version

Mark 4:11-21

NIV 11 He told them, "The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables NIV 11 He told them, "The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables NIV 12 so that, " 'they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!' " NIV 12 so that, " 'they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!' " NIV 13 Then Jesus said to them, "Don't you understand this parable? How then will you understand any parable? NIV 13 Then Jesus said to them, "Don't you understand this parable? How then will you understand any parable? NIV 14 The farmer sows the word. NIV 14 The farmer sows the word. NIV 15 Some people are like seed along the path, where the word is sown. As soon as they hear it, Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them. NIV 15 Some people are like seed along the path, where the word is sown. As soon as they hear it, Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them. NIV 16 Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once receive it with joy. NIV 16 Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once receive it with joy. NIV 17 But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away. NIV 17 But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away. NIV 18 Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; NIV 18 Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; NIV 19 but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and choke the word, making it unfruitful. NIV 19 but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and choke the word, making it unfruitful. NIV 20 Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop--thirty, sixty or even a hundred times what was sown." NIV 20 Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop--thirty, sixty or even a hundred times what was sown." NIV 21 He said to them, "Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed? Instead, don't you put it on its stand? NIV 21 He said to them, "Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed? Instead, don't you put it on its stand?