New International Version
Jesus told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.
King James Bible
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:
Darby Bible Translation
Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field;
World English Bible
He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field,
Young's Literal Translation
Another simile he set before them, saying: 'The reign of the heavens was likened to a man sowing good seed in his field,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The kingdom of heaven - God's method of managing the affairs of the world, and the concerns of his Church.
Is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field - In general, the world may be termed the field of God; and in particular, those who profess to believe in God through Christ are his field or farm; among whom God sows nothing but the pure unadulterated word of his truth.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(Preached at Christ Church, Marylebone, 1867, for the Bishop of London's Fund.) MATTHEW xiii. 24-30. The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. So the servants of the household came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? He …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
Ears and no Ears
The Parable of the Tares, by Bishop Latimer, Preached on the 7Th of February, 1553.
A Man Reaps More than He Sows.
But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away.
He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field.
He told them still another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds of flour until it worked all through the dough."
"The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.
"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls.
"Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.
"For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard.
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