New American Standard Bible
"Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked them out.
King James Bible
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
Darby Bible Translation
and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them;
World English Bible
Others fell among thorns. The thorns grew up and choked them.
Young's Literal Translation
and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns did come up and choke them,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Among thorns - That is, in a part of the field where the thorns and shrubs had been imperfectly cleared away and not destroyed.
They grew with the grain, crowded it, shaded it, exhausted the earth, and thus choked it.
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For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem, "Break up your fallow ground, And do not sow among thorns.
"But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
"And others fell on the good soil and yielded a crop, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.
"Other seed fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and it yielded no crop.
"Other seed fell among the thorns; and the thorns grew up with it and choked it out.
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