126:6He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
13:3And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;
13:4And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up:
13:5Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
13:6And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
13:7And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
13:8But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.
4:3Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:
4:4And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up.
4:5And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:
4:6But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.
4:7And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
4:8And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred.
4:9And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
4:10And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.
4:11And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
4:12That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.
4:13And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?
4:14The sower soweth the word.
4:15And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.
4:16And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
4:17And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
4:18And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
4:19And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
4:20And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred.
8:5A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.
8:6And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.
8:7And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.
8:8And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.