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Matthew 13:24–25

Tares among Wheat

24 Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, aThe kingdom of heaven 1may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

25 But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed 1tares among the wheat, and went away.

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Matthew 13:24–25 — The New International Version (NIV)

24 Jesus told them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — English Standard Version (ESV)

24 He put another parable before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, 25 but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

24 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.

Matthew 13:24–25 — New Living Translation (NLT)

24 Here is another story Jesus told: The Kingdom of Heaven is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field. 25 But that night as the workers slept, his enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat, then slipped away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

24 Another parable He put forth to them, saying: The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way.

Matthew 13:24–25 — New Century Version (NCV)

24 Then Jesus told them another story: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who planted good seed in his field. 25 That night, when everyone was asleep, his enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and then left.

Matthew 13:24–25 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

24 Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man that sowed good seed in his field: 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares also among the wheat, and went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

24 Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field; 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel amongst the wheat, and went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

24 Jesus used another illustration. He said, “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who planted good seed in his field. 25 But while people were asleep, his enemy planted weeds in the wheat field and went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

24 He presented another parable to them: The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while people were sleeping, his enemy came, sowed weeds among the wheat, and left.

Matthew 13:24–25 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 He put before them another parable: The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

24 He put before them another parable, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while his people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed darnel in the midst of the wheat and went away.

Matthew 13:24–25 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

24 Jesus told the crowd another story. “Here is what the kingdom of heaven is like,” he said. “A man planted good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came. The enemy planted weeds among the wheat and then went away.