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Mark 4 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Parable of the Sower and Soils

(Mat 13:1–9; Luk 8:4–8 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:1 - And G2532 he began G756 again G3825 to teach G1321 by G3844 the sea side: G2281 and G2532 there was gathered G4863 unto G4314 him G846 a great G4183 multitude, G3793 so that G5620 he G846 entered G1684 into G1519 a ship, G4143 and sat G2521 in G1722 the sea; G2281 and G2532 the whole G3956 multitude G3793 was G2258 by G4314 the sea G2281 on G1909 the land. G1093
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:2 - And G2532 he taught G1321 them G846 many things G4183 by G1722 parables, G3850 and G2532 said G3004 unto them G846 in G1722 his G846 doctrine, G1322
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:3 - Hearken; G191 Behold, G2400 there went out G1831 a sower G4687 to sow: G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:4 - And G2532 it came to pass, G1096 as G1722 he sowed, G4687 some G3739 G3303 fell G4098 by G3844 the way side, G3598 and G2532 the fowls G4071 of the air G3772 came G2064 and G2532 devoured G2719  it G846 up. G2719
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:5 - And G1161 some G243 fell G4098 on G1909 stony ground, G4075 where G3699 it had G2192 not G3756 much G4183 earth; G1093 and G2532 immediately G2112 it sprang up, G1816 because G1223 it had G2192 no G3361 depth G899 of earth: G1093
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:6 - But G1161 when G393  the sun G2246 was up, G393 it was scorched; G2739 and G2532 because G1223 it had G2192 no G3361 root, G4491 it withered away. G3583
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:7 - And G2532 some G243 fell G4098 among G1519 thorns, G173 and G2532 the thorns G173 grew up, G305 and G2532 choked G4846 it, G846 and G2532 it yielded G1325 no G3756 fruit. G2590
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - And G2532 other G243 fell G4098 on G1519 good G2570 ground, G1093 and G2532 did yield G1325 fruit G2590 that sprang up G305 and G2532 increased; G837 and G2532 brought forth, G5342 some G1520 thirty, G5144 and G2532 some G1520 sixty, G1835 and G2532 some G1520 an hundred. G1540
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:9 - And G2532 he said G3004 unto them, G846 He that hath G2192 ears G3775 to hear, G191 let him hear. G191
(Mat 13:10–17; Luk 8:9, 10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:10 - And G1161 when G3753 he was G1096 alone, G2651 they that were about G4012 him G846 with G4862 the twelve G1427 asked G2065 of him G846 the parable. G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:11 - And G2532 he said G3004 unto them, G846 Unto you G5213 it is given G1325 to know G1097 the mystery G3466 of the kingdom G932 of God: G2316 but G1161 unto them G1565 that are without, G1854 all these things G3956 are done G1096 in G1722 parables: G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:12 - That G2443 seeing G991 they may see, G991 and G2532 not G3361 perceive; G1492 and G2532 hearing G191 they may hear, G191 and G2532 not G3361 understand; G4920 lest at any time G3379 they should be converted, G1994 and G2532 their sins G265 should be forgiven G863 them. G846


(Mat 13:18–23; Luk 8:11–15 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:13 - And G2532 he said G3004 unto them, G846 Know ye G1492 not G3756 this G5026 parable? G3850 and G2532 how then G4459 will ye know G1097 all G3956 parables? G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:14 - The sower G4687 soweth G4687 the word. G3056
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:15 - And G1161 these G3778 are they G1526 by G3844 the way side, G3598 where G3699 the word G3056 is sown; G4687 but G2532 when G3752 they have heard, G191 Satan G4567 cometh G2064 immediately, G2112 and G2532 taketh away G142 the word G3056 that was sown G4687 in G1722 their G846 hearts. G2588
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:16 - And G2532 these G3778 are they G1526 likewise G3668 which are sown G4687 on G1909 stony ground; G4075 who, G3739 when G3752 they have heard G191 the word, G3056 immediately G2112 receive G2983 it G846 with G3326 gladness; G5479
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:17 - And G2532 have G2192 no G3756 root G4491 in G1722 themselves, G1438 and G235 so endure G1526 but for a time: G4340 afterward, G1534 when affliction G2347 or G2228 persecution G1375 ariseth G1096 for G1223 the word's sake, G3056 immediately G2112 they are offended. G4624
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:18 - And G2532 these G3778 are G1526 they which are G1526 sown G4687 among G1519 thorns; G173 such as G3778 hear G191 the word, G3056
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - And G2532 the cares G3308 of this G5127 world, G165 and G2532 the deceitfulness G539 of riches, G4149 and G2532 the lusts G1939 of G4012 other things G3062 entering in, G1531 choke G4846 the word, G3056 and G2532 it becometh G1096 unfruitful. G175
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:20 - And G2532 these G3778 are G1526 they which are sown G4687 on G1909 good G2570 ground; G1093 such as G3748 hear G191 the word, G3056 and G2532 receive G3858 it, and G2532 bring forth fruit, G2592 some G1520 thirtyfold, G5144 some G2532 G1520 sixty, G1835 and G2532 some G1520 an hundred. G1540
(Luk 8:16–18 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:21 - And G2532 he said G3004 unto them, G846 Is G3385 a candle G3088 brought G2064 to G2443 be put G5087 under G5259 a bushel, G3426 or G2228 under G5259 a bed? G2825 and not G3756 to G2443 be set G2007 on G1909 a candlestick? G3087
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:22 - For G1063 there is G2076 nothing G3756 hid, G2927 G5100 which G3739 shall G5319  not G3362 be manifested; G5319 neither G3761 was any thing kept G1096 secret, G614 but G235 that G2443 it should come G2064 abroad. G1519 G5318
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:23 - If any man G1536 have G2192 ears G3775 to hear, G191 let him hear. G191
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:24 - And G2532 he said G3004 unto them, G846 Take heed G991 what G5101 ye hear: G191 with G1722 what G3739 measure G3358 ye mete, G3354 it shall be measured G3354 to you: G5213 and G2532 unto you G5213 that hear G191 shall more be given. G4369
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:25 - For G1063 G302 he that G3739 hath, G2192 to him G846 shall be given: G1325 and G2532 he that G3739 hath G2192 not, G3756 from G575 him G846 shall be taken G142 even G2532 that which G3739 he hath. G2192

Parable of the Seed

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:26 - And G2532 he said, G3004 So G3779 is G2076 the kingdom G932 of God, G2316 as G5613 if G1437 a man G444 should cast G906 seed G4703 into G1909 the ground; G1093
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:27 - And G2532 should sleep, G2518 and G2532 rise G1453 night G3571 and G2532 day, G2250 and G2532 the seed G4703 should spring G985 and G2532 grow up, G3373 he G846 knoweth G1492 not G3756 how. G5613
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:28 - For G1063 the earth G1093 bringeth forth fruit G2592 of herself; G844 first G4412 the blade, G5528 then G1534 the ear, G4719 after that G1534 the full G4134 corn G4621 in G1722 the ear. G4719
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:29 - But G1161 when G3752 the fruit G2590 is brought forth, G3860 immediately G2112 he putteth in G649 the sickle, G1407 because G3754 the harvest G2326 is come. G3936

Parable of the Mustard Seed

(Mat 13:31, 32; Luk 13:18, 19 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:30 - And G2532 he said, G3004 Whereunto G5101 shall we liken G3666 the kingdom G932 of God? G2316 or G2228 with G1722 what G4169 comparison G3850 shall we compare G3846 it? G846
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:31 - It is like G5613 a grain G2848 of mustard seed, G4615 which, G3739 when G3752 it is sown G4687 in G1909 the earth, G1093 is less G3398 than all G3956 the seeds G4690 that be G2076 in G1909 the earth: G1093
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:32 - But G2532 when G3752 it is sown, G4687 it groweth up, G305 and G2532 becometh G1096 greater than G3187 all G3956 herbs, G3001 and G2532 shooteth out G4160 great G3173 branches; G2798 so that G5620 the fowls G4071 of the air G3772 may G1410 lodge G2681 under G5259 the shadow G4639 of it. G846
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:33 - And G2532 with many G4183 such G5108 parables G3850 spake he G2980 the word G3056 unto them, G846 as G2531 they were able G1410 to hear G191 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:34 - But G1161 without G5565 a parable G3850 spake G2980 he not G3756 unto them: G846 and G1161 when they were alone, G2398 G2596 he expounded G1956 all things G3956 to his G846 disciples. G3101

Jesus Stills the Sea

(Mat 8:23–27; Luk 8:22–25 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:35 - And G2532 the G1722 same G1565 day, G2250 when the even G3798 was come, G1096 he saith G3004 unto them, G846 Let us pass over G1330 unto G1519 the other side. G4008
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:36 - And G2532 when they had sent away G863 the multitude, G3793 they took G3880 him G846 even as G5613 he was G2258 in G1722 the ship. G4143 And G1161 there were G2258 also G2532 with G3326 him G846 other G243 little ships. G4142
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:37 - And G2532 there arose G1096 a great G3173 storm G2978 of wind, G417 and G1161 the waves G2949 beat G1911 into G1519 the ship, G4143 so that G5620 it G846 was G1072  now G2235 full. G1072
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:38 - And G2532 he G846 was G2258 in G1909 the hinder part of the ship, G4403 asleep G2518 on G1909 a pillow: G4344 and G2532 they awake G1326 him, G846 and G2532 say G3004 unto him, G846 Master, G1320 carest G3199 thou G4671 not G3756 that G3754 we perish? G622
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:39 - And G2532 he arose, G1326 and rebuked G2008 the wind, G417 and G2532 said G2036 unto the sea, G2281 Peace, G4623 be still. G5392 And G2532 the wind G417 ceased, G2869 and G2532 there was G1096 a great G3173 calm. G1055
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:40 - And G2532 he said G2036 unto them, G846 Why G5101 are ye G2075 so G3779 fearful? G1169 how is it G4459 that ye have G2192 no G3756 faith? G4102
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:41 - And G2532 they feared G5399 exceedingly, G5401 G3173 and G2532 said G3004 one G240  to G4314 another, G240 What G5101 manner of man G686 is G2076 this, G3778 that G3754 even G2532 the wind G417 and G2532 the sea G2281 obey G5219 him? G846

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
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Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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