Matthew 13:18
New International Version
"Listen then to what the parable of the sower means:

New Living Translation
“Now listen to the explanation of the parable about the farmer planting seeds:

English Standard Version
“Hear then the parable of the sower:

Berean Study Bible
Consider, then, the parable of the sower:

Berean Literal Bible
You, therefore, hear the parable of the one having sown:

King James Bible
Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.

New King James Version
“Therefore hear the parable of the sower:

New American Standard Bible
“Listen then to the parable of the sower.

NASB 1995
"Hear then the parable of the sower.

NASB 1977
“Hear then the parable of the sower.

Amplified Bible
“Listen then to the [meaning of the] parable of the sower:

Christian Standard Bible
“So listen to the parable of the sower:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"You, then, listen to the parable of the sower:

American Standard Version
Hear then ye the parable of the sower.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But hear the parable of the seed.

Contemporary English Version
Now listen to the meaning of the story about the farmer:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear you therefore the parable of the sower.

English Revised Version
Hear then ye the parable of the sower.

Good News Translation
"Listen, then, and learn what the parable of the sower means.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Listen to what the story about the farmer means.

International Standard Version
"Listen, then, to the parable about the farmer.

Literal Standard Version
You, therefore, hear the allegory of the sower:

NET Bible
"So listen to the parable of the sower:

New Heart English Bible
"Hear, then, the parable of the farmer.

Weymouth New Testament
"To you then I will explain the parable of the Sower.

World English Bible
"Hear, then, the parable of the farmer.

Young's Literal Translation
'Ye, therefore, hear ye the simile of the sower:

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Parable of the Sower Explained
17For truly I tell you, many prophets and righteous men longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it. 18 Consider, then, the parable of the sower: 19When anyone hears the message of the kingdom but does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path.…

Cross References
Matthew 13:36
Then Jesus dismissed the crowds and went into the house. His disciples came to Him and said, "Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field."

Mark 4:10
As soon as Jesus was alone with the Twelve and those around Him, they asked Him about the parable.

Mark 4:13
Then Jesus said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? Then how will you understand any of the parables?

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


Treasury of Scripture

Hear you therefore the parable of the sower.

Matthew 13:11,12
He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given…

Mark 4:14
The sower soweth the word.









(18) Hear ye therefore.--The "ye" is emphatic. The interpretation which is withheld from others is given to you.

Verses 18-23. - The explanation of the parable of the sower. Parallel passages: Mark 4:13-20; Luke 8:11-15. Observe that after the preceding verses St. Matthew's readers would the more easily catch the lesson of the parable. Verse 18. - Matthew only. Hear ye therefore; Revised Version, hear ye then, which leaves more room for the rightful emphasis on ye (ὑμεῖς) than the Authorized Version, but hardly gives the full force of οϋν (therefore), i.e. in accordance with the privileges that have been given you. The parable of the sower.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Consider,
ἀκούσατε (akousate)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

then,
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

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

parable
παραβολὴν (parabolēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3850: From paraballo; a similitude, i.e. fictitious narrative, apothegm or adage.

of the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive 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.

sower:
σπείραντος (speirantos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 4687: To sow, spread, scatter. Probably strengthened from spao; to scatter, i.e. Sow.


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