Matthew 13:7
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New International Version
Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants.

King James Bible
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:

Darby Bible Translation
and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them;

World English Bible
Others fell among thorns. The thorns grew up and choked them.

Young's Literal Translation
and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns did come up and choke them,

Matthew 13:7 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Among thorns - Where the earth was ploughed up, but the brambles and weeds had not been cleared away.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Matthew 13:22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches...

Genesis 3:18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the herb of the field;

Jeremiah 4:3,4 For thus said the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns...

Mark 4:18,19 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word...

Library
Toleration
(Preached at Christ Church, Marylebone, 1867, for the Bishop of London's Fund.) MATTHEW xiii. 24-30. The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. So the servants of the household came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? He
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons

Ears and no Ears
'Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.--MATT. xiii. 8. This saying was frequently on our Lord's lips, and that in very various connections. He sometimes, as in the instance before us, appended it to teaching which, from its parabolic form, required attention to disentangle the spiritual truth implied. He sometimes used it to commend some strange, new revolutionary teaching to men's investigation--as, for instance, after that great declaration of the nullity of ceremonial worship, how that nothing
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Parable of the Tares, by Bishop Latimer, Preached on the 7Th of February, 1553.
MATTHEW XIII.--The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way, &c. This is a parable or similitude wherein our Saviour compared the kingdom of God, that is, the preaching of his word, wherein consisteth the salvation of mankind, unto a husbandman who sowed good seed in his field. But before we come unto the matter, you shall first learn to understand what this word parable, which
John Knox—The Pulpit Of The Reformation, Nos. 1, 2 and 3.

A Man Reaps More than He Sows.
A MAN REAPS MORE THAN HE SOWS. "But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some a hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold."--Matt. xiii: 8. If I sow a bushel, I expect to reap ten or twenty bushels. I can sow in one day what will take ten men to reap. The Spaniards have this proverb: "Sow a thought and reap an act. Sow an act, and reap a habit. Sow a habit, and reap a character. Sow a character and reap a destiny." And it takes a longer time to reap than to sow. I have heard
Dwight L. Moody—Sowing and Reaping

Cross References
Jeremiah 4:3
This is what the LORD says to the people of Judah and to Jerusalem: "Break up your unplowed ground and do not sow among thorns.

Matthew 13:6
But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root.

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.

Luke 8:7
Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up with it and choked the plants.

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