New Living Translation
The enemy who planted the weeds among the wheat is the devil. The harvest is the end of the world, and the harvesters are the angels.
King James Bible
The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
Darby Bible Translation
and the enemy who has sowed it is the devil; and the harvest is the completion of the age, and the harvestmen are angels.
World English Bible
The enemy who sowed them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are angels.
Young's Literal Translation
and the enemy who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest is a full end of the age, and the reapers are messengers.
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'Another parable put He forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: 25. But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. 26. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. 27. So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? 28. He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Treasure and Pearl
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xiii. 19, Etc. , Where the Lord Jesus Explaineth the Parables of the Sower.
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xiii. 52, "Therefore Every Scribe who Hath Been Made a Disciple to the Kingdom of Heaven," Etc.
Anyone who speaks against the Son of Man can be forgiven, but anyone who speaks against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven, either in this world or in the world to come.
The seed that fell among the thorns represents those who hear God's word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life and the lure of wealth, so no fruit is produced.
"Just as the weeds are sorted out and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the world.
That is the way it will be at the end of the world. The angels will come and separate the wicked people from the righteous,
Later, Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives. His disciples came to him privately and said, "Tell us, when will all this happen? What sign will signal your return and the end of the world?"
Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age."
1 Corinthians 10:11
These things happened to them as examples for us. They were written down to warn us who live at the end of the age.
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