John 4:37
New International Version
Thus the saying 'One sows and another reaps' is true.

New Living Translation
You know the saying, ‘One plants and another harvests.’ And it’s true.

English Standard Version
For here the saying holds true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’

Berean Study Bible
For in this case the saying ‘One sows and another reaps’ is true.

Berean Literal Bible
For in this, the saying is true, that is, 'One is sowing, and another is reaping.'

New American Standard Bible
"For in this case the saying is true, 'One sows and another reaps.'

New King James Version
For in this the saying is true: ‘One sows and another reaps.’

King James Bible
And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.

Christian Standard Bible
For in this case the saying is true: 'One sows and another reaps.'

Contemporary English Version
So the saying proves true, "Some plant the seed, and others harvest the crop."

Good News Translation
For the saying is true, 'Someone plants, someone else reaps.'

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For in this case the saying is true: One sows and another reaps.'

International Standard Version
In this respect the saying is true: 'One person sows, and another person harvests.'

NET Bible
For in this instance the saying is true, 'One sows and another reaps.'

New Heart English Bible
For in this the saying is true, 'One sows, and another reaps.'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For in this is a word of truth, that 'One sows and another reaps.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In this respect the saying is true: 'One person plants, and another person harvests.'

New American Standard 1977
“For in this case the saying is true, ‘One sows, and another reaps.’

King James 2000 Bible
And in this is that saying true, One sows, and another reaps.

American King James Version
And herein is that saying true, One sows, and another reaps.

American Standard Version
For herein is the saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For in this is the saying true: That it is one man that soweth, and it is another that reapeth.

Darby Bible Translation
For in this is [verified] the true saying, It is one who sows and another who reaps.

English Revised Version
For herein is the saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.

Webster's Bible Translation
And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.

Weymouth New Testament
For it is in this that you see the real meaning of the saying, 'The sower is one person, and the reaper is another.'

World English Bible
For in this the saying is true, 'One sows, and another reaps.'

Young's Literal Translation
for in this the saying is the true one, that one is the sower and another the reaper.
Study Bible
The Disciples Return and Marvel
36Already the reaper draws his wages and gathers a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may rejoice together. 37For in this case the saying ‘One sows and another reaps’ is true. 38I sent you to reap what you have not worked for; others have done the hard work, and now you have taken up their labor.”…
Cross References
Job 31:8
then may another eat what I have sown, and my crops be uprooted.

Micah 6:15
You will sow but not reap; you will press olives but not anoint yourselves with oil; you will tread grapes but not drink the wine.

John 4:36
Already the reaper draws his wages and gathers a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may rejoice together.

John 4:38
I sent you to reap what you have not worked for; others have done the hard work, and now you have taken up their labor."

John 14:12
Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever believes in Me will also do the works that I am doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.

Treasury of Scripture

And herein is that saying true, One sows, and another reaps.

One.

Judges 6:3
And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

Micah 6:15
Thou shalt sow, but thou shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but thou shalt not anoint thee with oil; and sweet wine, but shalt not drink wine.

Luke 19:21
For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.









Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

this case
τούτῳ (toutō)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

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.

saying
λόγος (logos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.

‘One
Ἄλλος (Allos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

sows
σπείρων (speirōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4687: To sow, spread, scatter. Probably strengthened from spao; to scatter, i.e. Sow.

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

another
ἄλλος (allos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

reaps’
θερίζων (therizōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2325: To reap, gather, harvest. From theros; to harvest.

is
ἐστὶν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

true.
ἀληθινὸς (alēthinos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 228: True (lit: made of truth), real, genuine. From alethes; truthful.
(37) Herein is that saying true--i.e., in the deeper sense of the word true (comp. Note on John 1:9)--has its realisation; is ideally true. The proverb itself was known both to the Greeks and to the Romans (sec examples in Schottgen and Lampe), but the reference is probably to the Old Testament Scriptures. Those who heard it would certainly think of such passages as Deuteronomy 6:11, or Isaiah 65:21-22. The saying expressed something of the bitterness of human disappointment, which in darker moments all men have felt. They have sown in hopes and plans and works, which have never sprung above the surface, or have been reaped in their results by other men; or they themselves have passed away before the harvest has come. This is as men see it, but this is not the ideal truth. The saying is realised in the relation between sower and reaper, which was true then, and holds true of every sower who really sows the good seed. He, too, has a daily work and a daily sustenance in the will of Him that sent him. In the inner consciousness of that work being done, and the hope of its completion, he has food no less real than that of him who reaps the harvest. That he stands alone is the result of his rising above his generation; that he is little understood, or rewarded, by those for whom he works, will be a disappointment to his friends, but, in his truest thoughts, not to himself. His satisfaction will be hard for men to understand. "Surely no one has brought him to eat!" "I have food to eat that ye know not of." Men smile at this as sentiment or enthusiasm, but this food has been the strength of the best lives, and noblest deeds, of humanity.

Verse 37. - For herein - in this harvest field, already whitening before your eyes - is the word veritably realized - it finds an ideal illustration of its meaning - One is the sower, and another is the reaper. It belongs to all common experience in such things; the first stone is laid by one, the topstone by another. The toil and tears of the sower with the precious seed are often the reason why another returns with joy, bringing his sheaves with him. It is an all-but universal law. Children inherit the toil of their fathers. We all stand where the shoulders of the mighty dead have lifted us. Still, though one be the sower and another is the reaper in this Samaritan field, yet, since "already" the reaper is busy with the sickle, the sower and reapers may rejoice together. The law will be established on a grander scale by and by, when the great Sower, who is the Lord of the harvest, shall send forth all his reapers to their great enterprise, and he and they will rejoice together.
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