|New International Version (© 2011)|
Those along the path are the ones who hear, and then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved.
King James Bible
Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
American Standard Version
And those by the way side are they that have heard; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word from their heart, that they may not believe and be saved.
Young's Literal Translation
and those beside the way are those hearing, then cometh the Devil, and taketh up the word from their heart, lest having believed, they may be saved.
Luke 8:12 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Those by the way side - Bishop Pearce thinks that Luke by οἱ here means σποροι, the seeds, though he acknowledges that he has never found such a word as σποροι in the plural number signifying seeds.
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Luke 8:5 A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down...
Proverbs 1:24-26,29 Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded...
Matthew 13:19 When any one hears the word of the kingdom, and understands it not, then comes the wicked one...
Mark 4:15 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan comes immediately...
James 1:23,24 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like to a man beholding his natural face in a glass...
Proverbs 4:5 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Isaiah 65:11 But you are they that forsake the LORD, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare a table for that troop...
2 Thessalonians 2:9-14 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders...
Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceives the whole world...
Luke 8:12 Parallel CommentariesBelieve Devil Evil Faith Follows God's Hear Heard Hearing Heart Hearts Meaning Message Parable Path Road Salvation Saved Seed Side Way Wayside WordBelieve Devil Evil Faith Follows God's Hear Heard Hearing Heart Hearts Meaning Message Parable Path Road Salvation Saved Seed Side Way Wayside WordTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Matthew 13:4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up.
Luke 8:11 "This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God.
Luke 8:13 Those on the rocky ground are the ones who receive the word with joy when they hear it, but they have no root. They believe for a while, but in the time of testing they fall away.