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 Mark 4:3 - 20,26 - 32
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   Book of Mark
   Chapter 4  - Click for Chapter Audio
4:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Listen to this! Behold, the sower went out to sow;
 
4:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
as he was sowing, some seed fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate it up.
 
4:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.
 
4:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"And after the sun had risen, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.
 
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Other seed fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and it yielded no crop.
 
4:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Other seeds fell into the good soil, and as they grew up and increased, they yielded a crop and produced thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold."
 
4:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And He was saying, "He R108 who has ears to hear, let F50 him hear."
 
4:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As soon as He was alone, His F51 followers, along with the twelve, began asking Him about the parables.
 
4:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those R109 who are outside get everything in R110 parables,
 
4:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
so that WHILE SEEING, THEY MAY SEE AND NOT PERCEIVE, AND WHILE HEARING, THEY MAY HEAR AND NOT UNDERSTAND, OTHERWISE THEY MIGHT RETURN AND BE FORGIVEN."
 
4:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And R112 He said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? How will you understand all the parables?
 
4:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"The sower sows the word.
 
4:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"These are the ones who are beside the road where the word is sown; and when they hear, immediately Satan R113 comes and takes away the word which has been sown in them.
 
4:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"In a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;
 
4:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and they have no firm root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they fall F52 away.
 
4:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,
 
4:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
but the worries of the R114 world, F53 and the deceitfulness R115 of riches, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
 
4:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"And those are the ones on whom seed was sown on the good soil; and they hear the word and accept it and bear R116 fruit, thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold."
 
4:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And He was saying, "The kingdom of God is like a man who casts seed upon the soil;
 
4:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and he goes to bed at night and gets up by day, and the seed sprouts and grows--how, he himself does not know.
 
4:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"The soil produces crops by itself; first the blade, then the head, then the mature grain in the head.
 
4:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"But when the crop permits, he immediately puts R122 F56 in the sickle, because the harvest has come."
 
4:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And R123 He said, "How shall we picture R124 F57 the kingdom of God, or by what parable shall we present it?
 
4:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the soil, though it is smaller than all the seeds that are upon the soil,
 
4:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
yet when it is sown, it grows up and becomes larger than all the garden plants and forms large branches; so that THE BIRDS OF THE AIR can NEST UNDER ITS SHADE."
 

FOOTNOTES:
F50 Or hear!; or listen!
F51 Lit those about Him
F52 Lit are caused to stumble
F53 Or age
F56 Lit sends forth
F57 Lit compare
F58 Or sky

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R108 Matthew 11:15; Mark 4:23; Revelation 2:7,11,17,29
R109 1 Corinthians 5:12f; Colossians 4:5; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; 1 Timothy 3:7
R110 Mark 3:23; 4:2
R111 Isaiah 6:9f; 43:8; Jeremiah 5:21; Ezekiel 12:2; Matthew 13:14; Luke 8:10; John 12:40; Romans 11:8
R112 Mark 4:13-20: {Matt 13:18-23; Luke 8:11-15}
R113 Matthew 4:10f; 1 Peter 5:8; Revelation 20:2,3,7-10
R114 Matthew 13:22; Romans 12:2; Ephesians 2:2;
R115 Proverbs 23:4; 1 Timothy 6:9,10,17
R116 John 15:2ff; Romans 7:4
R122 Joel 3:13
R123 Mark 4:30-32: {Matt 13:31,32; Luke 13:18,19}
R124 Matthew 13:24
R125 Ezekiel 17:23; Psalms 104:12; Ezekiel 31:6; Daniel 4:12

 
 

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