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Matthew 13:1-23

NIV 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. NIV 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. NIV 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. NIV 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. NIV 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: "A farmer went out to sow his seed. NIV 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: "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. NIV 7 Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants. NIV 8 Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop--a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. NIV 8 Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop--a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. NIV 9 He who has ears, let him hear." NIV 9 He who has ears, let him hear." NIV 10 The disciples came to him and asked, "Why do you speak to the people in parables?" NIV 10 The disciples came to him and asked, "Why do you speak to the people in parables?" NIV 11 He replied, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. NIV 11 He replied, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. NIV 12 Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. NIV 12 Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. NIV 13 This is why I speak to them in parables: "Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand. NIV 13 This is why I speak to them in parables: "Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand. NIV 14 In them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah: " 'You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving. NIV 14 In them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah: " 'You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving. NIV 15 For this people's heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.' NIV 15 For this people's heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.' NIV 16 But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear. NIV 16 But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear. NIV 17 For I tell you the truth, many prophets and righteous men longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it. NIV 17 For I tell you the truth, many prophets and righteous men longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it. NIV 18 "Listen then to what the parable of the sower means: NIV 18 "Listen then to what the parable of the sower means: NIV 19 When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path. NIV 19 When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path. NIV 20 The one who received the seed that fell on rocky places is the man who hears the word and at once receives it with joy. NIV 20 The one who received the seed that fell on rocky places is the man who hears the word and at once receives it with joy. NIV 21 But since he has no root, he lasts only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, he quickly falls away. NIV 21 But since he has no root, he lasts only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, he quickly falls away. NIV 22 The one who received the seed that fell among the thorns is the man who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke it, making it unfruitful. NIV 22 The one who received the seed that fell among the thorns is the man who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke it, making it unfruitful. NIV 23 But the one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown." NIV 23 But the one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."