Luke 8:5
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English Standard Version
“A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell along the path and was trampled underfoot, and the birds of the air devoured it.

King James Bible
A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.

American Standard Version
The sower went forth to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden under foot, and the birds of the heaven devoured it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.

English Revised Version
The sower went forth to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden under foot, and the birds of the heaven devoured it.

Webster's Bible Translation
A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.

Weymouth New Testament
"The sower," He said, "goes out to sow his seed; and as he sows, some of the seed falls by the way-side, and is trodden upon, or the birds of the air come and peck it up.

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Vincent's Word Studies

To sow

See on Matthew 13:3.

His seed

Peculiar to Luke.

By the way-side

See on Matthew 13:4.

Was trodden down

A rendering which would apply better to standing grain. Render, as Rev., trodden under foot. Peculiar to Luke.

Luke 8:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

sower.

Luke 8:11 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Matthew 13:3,4,18,19,24-26,37 And he spoke many things to them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow...

Mark 4:2-4,15,26-29 And he taught them many things by parables, and said to them in his doctrine...

fell.

Luke 8:12 Those by the way side are they that hear; then comes the devil, and takes away the word out of their hearts...

Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

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...

it.

Psalm 119:118 You have trodden down all them that err from your statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.

Matthew 5:13 You are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his flavor, with which shall it be salted? it is thereafter good for nothing...

and the.

Genesis 15:11 And when the fowls came down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

Cross References
Matthew 5:13
"You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

Matthew 13:4
And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them.

Luke 8:4
And when a great crowd was gathering and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable,

Luke 8:6
And some fell on the rock, and as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture.

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