Mark 4:8
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New International Version
Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, some multiplying thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times."

King James Bible
And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred.

Darby Bible Translation
And another fell into the good ground, and yielded fruit, growing up and increasing; and bore, one thirty, and one sixty, and one a hundred.

World English Bible
Others fell into the good ground, and yielded fruit, growing up and increasing. Some brought forth thirty times, some sixty times, and some one hundred times as much."

Young's Literal Translation
and other fell to the good ground, and was giving fruit, coming up and increasing, and it bare, one thirty-fold, and one sixty, and one an hundred.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The fowls - Του ουρανου, of the air, is the common reading; but it should be omitted, on the authority of nine uncial MSS., upwards of one hundred others, and almost all the versions. Bengel and Griesbach have left it out of the text. It seems to have been inserted in Mark, from Luke 8:5.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fell.

Mark 4:20 And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirty times...

Isaiah 58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

Jeremiah 23:29 Is not my word like as a fire? said the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

Matthew 13:8,23 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundred times, some sixty times, some thirty times...

Luke 8:8,15 And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bore fruit an hundred times. And when he had said these things, he cried...

John 1:12,13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name...

John 3:19-21 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light...

John 7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

John 15:5 I am the vine, you are the branches: He that stays in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit...

Acts 17:11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind...

Colossians 1:6 Which is come to you, as it is in all the world; and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day you heard of it...

Hebrews 4:1,2 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it...

James 1:19-22 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath...

1 Peter 2:1-3 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, all evil speakings...

an hundred.

Genesis 26:12 Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundred times: and the LORD blessed him.

Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

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Grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.--EPH. 4:15. First the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.--Till we all come to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. They measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise. But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he that commendeth himself is approved,
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Four Soils for one Seed
'And when He was alone, they that were about Him with the twelve asked of Him the parable. 11. And He said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables: 12. That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them. 13. And He said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Of Avoiding Heresies and Superstitions, and what is the Only True Catholic Church.
But since many heresies have existed, and the people of God have been rent into divisions at the instigation of demons, the truth must be briefly marked out by us, and placed in its own peculiar dwelling-place, that if any one shall desire to draw the water of life, he may not be borne to broken cisterns [898] which hold no water, but may know the abundant fountain of God, watered by which he may enjoy perpetual light. Before all things, it is befitting that we should know both that He Himself and
Lactantius—The divine institutes

On Earthly Things
The earth is man himself; in the gospel: another has fallen into the good earth. The same in a bad part about the sinner: you devour the earth all the days of your life. [Mark 4:18; Genesis 3:14] The dry lands are the flesh of a fruitless man; in Ecclesiastes, to work in a dry land with evil and sorrow. [Ecclesiastes 37:3] The dust is a sinner or the vanity of the flesh; in the psalm: like the dust, which the wind blows about. [Ps. 1:4 Vulgate] The mud is the gluttony of sinners; in the psalm: tear
St. Eucherius of Lyons—The Formulae of St. Eucherius of Lyons

Cross References
Matthew 13:8
Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop--a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.

Mark 4:7
Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants, so that they did not bear grain.

Mark 4:9
Then Jesus said, "Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear."

Ephesians 2:21
In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord.

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