Matthew 13 :26

Matthew 13 :26 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.

American King James Version (AKJV)

But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.

American Standard Version (ASV)

But when the blade sprang up and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

But when the green stem came up and gave fruit, the evil plants were seen at the same time.

Webster's Revision

But when the blade had sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.

World English Bible

But when the blade sprang up and brought forth fruit, then the darnel weeds appeared also.

English Revised Version (ERV)

But when the blade sprang up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.

Definitions for Matthew 13 :26

Tares - Weeds found in grain.

Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 13 :26

When the blade was sprung up - then appeared the tares also - Satan has a shoot of iniquity for every shoot of grace; and, when God revives his work, Satan revives his also. No marvel, therefore, if we find scandals arising suddenly to discredit a work of grace, where God has begun to pour out his Spirit.

Barnes's Commentary on Matthew 13 :26

Then appeared the tares also - That is, then the tares were "first discovered." They had grown with the wheat, but were so much like it as not to be noticed until the wheat began to ripen.

So true piety and false hopes are not known by professions, by "blades," and leaves, and flowers, but by the fruit.

Wesley's Commentary on Matthew 13 :26

13:26 When the blade was sprung up, then appeared the darnel - It was not discerned before: it seldom appears, as soon as the good seed is sown: all at first appears to be peace, and love, and joy.
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