New American Standard Bible
When a large crowd was coming together, and those from the various cities were journeying to Him, He spoke by way of a parable:
King James Bible
And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable:
Darby Bible Translation
And a great crowd coming together, and those who were coming to him out of each city, he spoke by parable:
World English Bible
When a great multitude came together, and people from every city were coming to him, he spoke by a parable.
Young's Literal Translation
And a great multitude having gathered, and those who from city and city were coming unto him, he spake by a simile:
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See the parable of the sower explained in the notes at Matthew 13:1-23.
LibrarySeed among Thorns
'And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares, and riches, and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.'--Luke viii. 14. No sensible sower would cast his seed among growing thorn-bushes, and we must necessarily understand that the description in this verse is not meant to give us the picture of a field in which these were actually growing, but rather of one in which they had been grubbed up, and so preparation been made …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
One Seed and Diverse Soils
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
Thankfulness for Mercies Received, a Necessary Duty
That day Jesus went out of the house and was sitting by the sea.
And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach.
He began to teach again by the sea. And such a very large crowd gathered to Him that He got into a boat in the sea and sat down; and the whole crowd was by the sea on the land.
"The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the air ate it up.
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