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Luke 8:12

    Luke 8:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Those by the way side are they that hear; then comes the devil, and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And those by the way side are they that have heard; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word from their heart, that they may not believe and be saved.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Those by the side of the road are those who have given hearing; then the Evil One comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not have faith and get salvation.

    Webster's Revision

    And those by the way side are they that have heard; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word from their heart, that they may not believe and be saved.

    World English Bible

    Those along the road are those who hear, then the devil comes, and takes away the word from their heart, that they may not believe and be saved.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And those by the way side are they that have heard; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word from their heart, that they may not believe and be saved.

    Definitions for Luke 8:12

    Devil - Slanderer; false accuser.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 8:12

    Those by the way side - Bishop Pearce thinks that Luke by οἱ here means σποροι, the seeds, though he acknowledges that he has never found such a word as σποροι in the plural number signifying seeds.