Mark 4:18
New International Version
Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word;

New Living Translation
The seed that fell among the thorns represents others who hear God’s word,

English Standard Version
And others are the ones sown among thorns. They are those who hear the word,

Berean Study Bible
Others are like the seeds sown among the thorns. They hear the word,

Berean Literal Bible
And these are those sown among the thorns. These are those having heard the word,

King James Bible
And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,

New King James Version
Now these are the ones sown among thorns; they are the ones who hear the word,

New American Standard Bible
And others are the ones sown with seed among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,

NASB 1995
"And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,

NASB 1977
“And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,

Amplified Bible
And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,

Christian Standard Bible
Others are like seed sown among thorns; these are the ones who hear the word,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Others are sown among thorns; these are the ones who hear the word,

American Standard Version
And others are they that are sown among the thorns; these are they that have heard the word,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And those sown among the thorns are those who have heard the word,”

Contemporary English Version
The seeds that fell among the thornbushes are also people who hear the message.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And others there are who are sown among thorns: these are they that hear the word,

English Revised Version
And others are they that are sown among the thorns; these are they that have heard the word,

Good News Translation
Other people are like the seeds sown among the thorn bushes. These are the ones who hear the message,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Other people are like seeds planted among thornbushes. They hear the word,

International Standard Version
Still others are like the seeds sown among the thorn bushes. These are the people who hear the word,

Literal Standard Version
And these are they who are sown toward the thorns: these are they who are hearing the word,

NET Bible
Others are the ones sown among thorns: They are those who hear the word,

New Heart English Bible
And others are those who are sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,

Weymouth New Testament
Others there are who receive the seed among the thorns: these are they who have heard the Message,

World English Bible
Others are those who are sown among the thorns. These are those who have heard the word,

Young's Literal Translation
'And these are they who toward the thorns are sown: these are they who are hearing the word,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Parable of the Sower Explained
17But they themselves have no root, and they remain for only a season. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away. 18Others are like the seeds sown among the thorns. They hear the word, 19but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth, and the desire for other things come in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.…

Cross References
Mark 4:17
But they themselves have no root, and they remain for only a season. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.

Mark 4:19
but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth, and the desire for other things come in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.


Treasury of Scripture

And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,

See on ver.

Mark 4:7
And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.

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

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









Verse 18. - And these are they which are sown among thorns. According to the best authorities, the words are (καὶ ἄλλοι εἰσιν), and others are they, etc. This marks a considerable difference between the two classes. This is the third condition of soft; and it is so much better than the former, inasmuch as the thorns present less obstacles to the growth of the seed than the rocky ground does. This similitude indicates the heart of that hearer who is beset with the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches and the lusts of other things.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Still
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[others]
ἄλλοι (alloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

are like
εἰσὶν (eisin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

the [seeds]
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

sown
σπειρόμενοι (speiromenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4687: To sow, spread, scatter. Probably strengthened from spao; to scatter, i.e. Sow.

among
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τὰς (tas)
Article - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

thorns.
ἀκάνθας (akanthas)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 173: A thorn-bush, prickly plant; a thorn. Probably from the same as akmen; a thorn.

[They]
οὗτοί (houtoi)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

hear
ἀκούσαντες (akousantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

word,
λόγον (logon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.


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