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Matthew 13:37

37 He answered, “The one who sowed the good seed is the Son of Man.

Read Matthew 13:37 Using Other Translations

He answered and said unto them,He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man;
He answered, "The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man.
Jesus replied, “The Son of Man is the farmer who plants the good seed.

What does Matthew 13:37 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Matthew 13:37

He answered and said unto them
Being very ready to answer their request, and willing to communicate spiritual knowledge to them; thereby showing great condescension, and humility in himself, and great affection to them:

he that soweth the good seed, is the son of man;
he that is signified by the man that sowed good seed in his field, is "the son of man"; by whom he means himself, the seed of the woman; and the son of David; who being anointed with the Holy Ghost without measure, went about Judea and Galilee, preaching the everlasting Gospel, to the conversion of sinners, thereby making them good seed; though this may be understood of him, as including his apostles and ministers, whom he makes use of as instruments for the good of souls, by preaching the Gospel.

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