Matthew 13:2
New International Version
Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore.

New Living Translation
A large crowd soon gathered around him, so he got into a boat. Then he sat there and taught as the people stood on the shore.

English Standard Version
And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach.

Berean Study Bible
Such large crowds gathered around Him that He got into a boat and sat down, while all the people stood on the shore.

Berean Literal Bible
And great crowds were gathered together to Him, so that He having entered into a boat, sat down, and all the crowd stood on the shore.

New American Standard Bible
And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach.

King James Bible
And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

Christian Standard Bible
Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat down, while the whole crowd stood on the shore.

Contemporary English Version
Such large crowds gathered around him that he had to sit in a boat, while the people stood on the shore.

Good News Translation
The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it, while the crowd stood on the shore.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Such large crowds gathered around Him that He got into a boat and sat down, while the whole crowd stood on the shore.

International Standard Version
Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat down, while the entire crowd stood on the shore.

NET Bible
And such a large crowd gathered around him that he got into a boat to sit while the whole crowd stood on the shore.

New Heart English Bible
And large crowds gathered to him, so that he entered into a boat, and sat, and all the crowd stood on the beach.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And great crowds were assembled to him so that he embarked, seating himself in a ship, and all the crowds were standing on the beach by the sea.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat. He sat in the boat while the entire crowd stood on the shore.

New American Standard 1977
And great multitudes gathered to Him, so that He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole multitude was standing on the beach.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And a great multitude was gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship and sat, and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

King James 2000 Bible
And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

American King James Version
And great multitudes were gathered together to him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

American Standard Version
And there were gathered unto him great multitudes, so that he entered into a boat, and sat; and all the multitude stood on the beach.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And great multitudes were gathered unto him, so that he went up into a boat and sat: and all the multitude stood on the shore.

Darby Bible Translation
And great crowds were gathered together to him, so that going on board ship himself he sat down, and the whole crowd stood on the shore.

English Revised Version
And there were gathered unto him great multitudes, so that he entered into a boat, and sat; and all the multitude stood on the beach.

Webster's Bible Translation
And great multitudes were gathered to him, so that he went into a boat, and sat down; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

Weymouth New Testament
when a vast multitude of people crowded round Him. He therefore went on board a boat and sat there, while all the people stood on the shore.

World English Bible
Great multitudes gathered to him, so that he entered into a boat, and sat, and all the multitude stood on the beach.

Young's Literal Translation
and gathered together unto him were many multitudes, so that he having gone into the boat did sit down, and all the multitude on the beach did stand,
Study Bible
The Parable of the Sower
1That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. 2Such large crowds gathered around Him that He got into a boat and sat down, while all the people stood on the shore. 3And He told them many things in parables, saying, “A farmer went out to sow his seed.…
Cross References
Luke 5:3
Jesus got into the boat belonging to Simon and asked him to put out a little from shore. And sitting down, He taught the people from the boat.

Luke 8:4
While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, He told them this parable:

Treasury of Scripture

And great multitudes were gathered together to him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

great.

Matthew 4:25
And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judaea, and from beyond Jordan.

Matthew 15:30
And great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus' feet; and he healed them:

Genesis 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

so.

Mark 4:1
And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land.

Luke 5:3
And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.

a ship.







Lexicon
[Such]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

large
πολλοί (polloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4183: Much, many; often.

crowds
ὄχλοι (ochloi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3793: From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot.

gathered
συνήχθησαν (synēchthēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4863: From sun and ago; to lead together, i.e. Collect or convene; specially, to entertain.

around
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

Him
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

that
ὥστε (hōste)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 5620: So that, therefore, so then, so as to. From hos and te; so too, i.e. Thus therefore.

He
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

got into
ἐμβάντα (embanta)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1684: To step in; I go onboard a ship, embark. From en and the base of basis; to walk on, i.e. Embark, reach.

a boat
πλοῖον (ploion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4143: A ship, vessel, boat. From pleo; a sailer, i.e. Vessel.

[and] sat down,
καθῆσθαι (kathēsthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's Greek 2521: To sit, be seated, enthroned; I dwell, reside. From kata; and hemai; to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside.

while
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

all
πᾶς (pas)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

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

people
ὄχλος (ochlos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3793: From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot.

stood
εἱστήκει (heistēkei)
Verb - Pluperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2476: A prolonged form of a primary stao stah'-o; to stand, used in various applications.

on
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

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

shore.
αἰγιαλὸν (aigialon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 123: Sea-coast, (sandy) beach; shore (of sea or lake), land. From aisso and hals (on which the waves dash).
Verse 2. - And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship. The article wrongly inserted in the Received Text (τὸ πλοῖον) suggests that it was the boat which, as some think, waited upon him. (For another occasion when he taught from a boat, cf. Luke 5:3.) And sat; and the whole multitude stood; was standing. The position of ἱστήκει at the end of the sentence in the Greek emphasizes their attitude. Their numbers compelled it, and they disregarded the fatigue. Further, the tense (pluperf., equivalent to imperf.) pictures them as patiently standing there. On the shore; beach (Revised Version); ἐπὶ τὸν αἰγιαλόν: i.e. this part at least of the shore was covered with sand or pebbles. Possibly we have signs of an eyewitness, both in the exact description of the spot, and in the vividness of the ἱστήκει (comp. John 1:35, al.; and Bishop Westcott's remarks in Expositor, III. 5:248; cf., too, Introduction, p. 12.). 13:1-23 Jesus entered into a boat that he might be the less pressed, and be the better heard by the people. By this he teaches us in the outward circumstances of worship not to covet that which is stately, but to make the best of the conveniences God in his providence allots to us. Christ taught in parables. Thereby the things of God were made more plain and easy to those willing to be taught, and at the same time more difficult and obscure to those who were willingly ignorant. The parable of the sower is plain. The seed sown is the word of God. The sower is our Lord Jesus Christ, by himself, or by his ministers. Preaching to a multitude is sowing the corn; we know not where it will light. Some sort of ground, though we take ever so much pains with it, brings forth no fruit to purpose, while the good soil brings forth plentifully. So it is with the hearts of men, whose different characters are here described by four sorts of ground. Careless, trifling hearers, are an easy prey to Satan; who, as he is the great murderer of souls, so he is the great thief of sermons, and will be sure to rob us of the word, if we take not care to keep it. Hypocrites, like the stony ground, often get the start of true Christians in the shows of profession. Many are glad to hear a good sermon, who do not profit by it. They are told of free salvation, of the believer's privileges, and the happiness of heaven; and, without any change of heart, without any abiding conviction of their own depravity, their need of a Saviour, or the excellence of holiness, they soon profess an unwarranted assurance. But when some heavy trial threatens them, or some sinful advantage may be had, they give up or disguise their profession, or turn to some easier system. Worldly cares are fitly compared to thorns, for they came in with sin, and are a fruit of the curse; they are good in their place to stop a gap, but a man must be well armed that has much to do with them; they are entangling, vexing, scratching, and their end is to be burned, Heb 6:8. Worldly cares are great hinderances to our profiting by the word of God. The deceitfulness of riches does the mischief; they cannot be said to deceive us unless we put our trust in them, then they choke the good seed. What distinguished the good ground was fruitfulness. By this true Christians are distinguished from hypocrites. Christ does not say that this good ground has no stones in it, or no thorns; but none that could hinder its fruitfulness. All are not alike; we should aim at the highest, to bring forth most fruit. The sense of hearing cannot be better employed than in hearing God's word; and let us look to ourselves that we may know what sort of hearers we are.
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