|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
The seeds that fell on the footpath represent those who hear the message, only to have the devil come and take it away from their hearts and prevent them from believing and being 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 TranslationsLuke 8:12 Parallel Commentaries
Believe 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 Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Matthew 13:4 As he scattered them across his field, some seeds fell on a footpath, and the birds came and ate them.
Luke 8:11 "This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is God's word.
Luke 8:13 The seeds on the rocky soil represent those who hear the message and receive it with joy. But since they don't have deep roots, they believe for a while, then they fall away when they face temptation.