Matthew 13:9
New International Version
Whoever has ears, let them hear."

New Living Translation
Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand.”

English Standard Version
He who has ears, let him hear.”

Berean Study Bible
He who has ears, let him hear.”

Berean Literal Bible
The one having ears, let him hear!"

King James Bible
Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

New King James Version
He who has ears to hear, let him hear!”

New American Standard Bible
The one who has ears, let him hear.”

NASB 1995
"He who has ears, let him hear."

NASB 1977
“He who has ears, let him hear.”

Amplified Bible
He who has ears [to hear], let him hear and heed My words.”

Christian Standard Bible
Let anyone who has ears listen.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Anyone who has ears should listen!"

American Standard Version
He that hath ears, let him hear.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Whoever has an ear that hears, let him hear.”

Contemporary English Version
If you have ears, pay attention!

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

English Revised Version
He that hath ears, let him hear.

Good News Translation
And Jesus concluded, "Listen, then, if you have ears!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let the person who has ears listen!"

International Standard Version
Let the person who has ears listen!"

Literal Standard Version
He who is having ears to hear—let him hear.”

NET Bible
The one who has ears had better listen!"

New Heart English Bible
He who has ears, let him hear."

Weymouth New Testament
Listen, every one who has ears!"

World English Bible
He who has ears to hear, let him hear."

Young's Literal Translation
He who is having ears to hear -- let him hear.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Parable of the Sower
8Still other seed fell on good soil and produced a crop—a hundredfold, sixtyfold, or thirtyfold. 9He who has ears, let him hear.” 10Then the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Why do You speak to the people in parables?”…

Cross References
Matthew 11:15
He who has ears, let him hear.

Matthew 13:10
Then the disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Why do You speak to the people in parables?"

Mark 4:23
If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear."

Revelation 2:7
He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who overcomes, I will grant the right to eat from the tree of life in the Paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11
He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who overcomes will not be harmed by the second death.

Revelation 3:6
He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:13
He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.


Treasury of Scripture

Who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Matthew 13:16
But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

Matthew 11:15
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Mark 4:9,23
And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear…









(9) Who hath ears to hear.--The formula had been used, as we have seen before (comp. Note on Matthew 11:15). It was probably familiar in the schools of the Rabbis, when they were testing the ingenuity or progress of their scholars.

Verse 9. - Who hath ears to hear (Revised Version omits to hear), let him hear. So in all the accounts. Observe that it is not only a call to understand the parable, but is in itself a summary of the chief lesson of the parable. (On the phrase, see Matthew 11:15, note.)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
He who
(Ho)
Article - Nominative 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.

has
ἔχων (echōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

ears,
ὦτα (ōta)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3775: (a) the ear, (b) met: the faculty of perception. Apparently a primary word; the ear.

let him hear.”
ἀκουέτω (akouetō)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.


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