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Matthew 13:7

    Matthew 13:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And others fell upon the thorns; and the thorns grew up and choked them:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And some seeds went among thorns, and the thorns came up and they had no room for growth:

    Webster's Revision

    And others fell upon the thorns; and the thorns grew up and choked them:

    World English Bible

    Others fell among thorns. The thorns grew up and choked them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And others fell upon the thorns; and the thorns grew up, and choked them:

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 13:7

    Among thorns - Where the earth was ploughed up, but the brambles and weeds had not been cleared away.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 13:7

    Among thorns - That is, in a part of the field where the thorns and shrubs had been imperfectly cleared away and not destroyed.

    They grew with the grain, crowded it, shaded it, exhausted the earth, and thus choked it.