1On that day Yeshua [God is Salvation] went out of the house and sat on the shore of the sea.
2Crowds joined themselves to him until he needed to enter a boat; the whole crowd was standing on the shore.
3He spoke to them many things in parables and said to them: “A man went forth from his house in the morning to sow his seed.”
4“In his sowing some of it fell on the road, and the birds ate it.”
5“Some of it fell among rocks where there was no density of soil, and when it sprang up it withered because there was not much soil there.”
6“When the sun above it became warm, it was burned and dried up because it had no root.”
7“Some of it fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew and darkened it.”
8“Some of it fell on good ground and made fruit and produced, the first a hundredfold, the second sixty and the third thirty.”
9“Whoever has ears to hear let him hear”
10Then his disciples drew near to him and his disciples said to him: ‘Why do you speak in parables?’
11He said: “To you it has been given to know ‘the Kingdom of heaven’ but not to them.”
12“Whoever has, more will be given to him but whoever has nothing, that which he thinks he has will be taken from him”
13“For this reason I speak in parables because they see but do not see, hear but do not hear,”
14“in order to fulfill what was said through Yesha’yahu [the salvation of our God] the Prophet: ‘Go, and tell this people: hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.”
15“Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they, seeing with their eyes, and hearing with their ears, and understanding with their heart, return, and be healed.”
16“Blessed (Favored by God; happy; prosperous) are your eyes that see and your ears that hear.”
17“Truly I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.”
18“But hear you the parable of the sower.”
19“The Sower is The Son of Man, and the seed which fell on the road is everyone who hears ‘The Kingdom of heaven’ and does not understand it. Satan [the adversary] comes and snatches away from his heart everything which was sown in it. This is the seed which fell on the road.”
20“That which fell among the rocks is the one who hears the word of Elohim (The Many Powered) [The Living Word of God] and receives it immediately with joy.”
21“But he is without root and is confused and when a little trouble and distress come to him because of the word, Satan [the adversary] causes him to forget from his heart.”
22“That which fell among the thorns, this is the one who hears the word and in his desire to gather wealth, Satan [the adversary] causes him to forget the word of Elohim (The Many Powered) [The Living Word of God] and makes no fruit.”
23“That which fell into the good earth is the one who hears the word and understands it and makes fruit, that is, from good works. He brings forth from the first a hundred, from the second sixty, and from the third thirty. As for the hundred, this is the one purified of heart and sanctified of body. As for the sixty, this is the one separated from women. As for the thirty, this is the one sanctified in matrimony, in body and in heart.”
24He set before them another parable. “The Kingdom of heaven is like a man who sows good seed in his field.”
25“It came to pass when the men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares over the wheat, and he went away.”
26“It came to pass that when the herb grew up to make fruit, then he saw the tares”.
27“The servants of the landowner drew near to him and said to him; ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed, then where did the tares come from?’”
28“He said to them, ‘My enemy did this! His servants said to him: ‘We will uproot the tares’”
29“He said to them: ‘No, lest you uproot the wheat’”
30“But let them remain together and grow up until the harvest and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers: ‘Gather the tares first and bind them into individual bundles for burning and the wheat put into the granary’”
31He set before them another parable. “The Kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard which a man takes and sows in the field.”
32“It is smaller than all garden herbs, but when it grows up it is greater than all herbs and is made into a great tree until the birds of heaven withdraw into its branches.”
33He spoke to them another parable. “The Kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman puts into three measures of flour and it leavens all of it”.
34All of these parables Yeshua [God is Salvation] spoke to the crowds and without a parable he did not speak to them,
35to fulfill what was said according to the prophet: “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter riddles from ancient times”
36Then Yeshua [God is Salvation] was parted from the crowds and went into the house. His disciples came to him and asked him to explain for them the parable of the tares.
37He answered and said to them: “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man,
38“and the field is this world, the good seed are the righteous. The tares are the ungodly,”
39“and the enemy who sowed them is Satan [the adversary]. The standing grain at the end is the world to come, and the reapers are the angels.”
40“As the reapers gather the tares to burn in the fire, so will it be at the end of the days.”
41“The Son of Man will send His angels to uproot from his Kingdom all stumbling blocks, and all who do iniquity,”
42“and they will cast them into the pyre of fire; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”
43“Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears to hear, let him hear”.
44Again Yeshua [God is Salvation] said to his disciples: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a man who finds a treasure which had been hidden and in gladness over the value he sells all which he has and buys the field for himself”.
45“Again the Kingdom of heaven is like a certain merchant seeking precious stones.”
46“When he finds a good one, he sells all which he has and buys it”
47“The Kingdom of heaven is like a net in the midst of the sea in which are gathered all kinds of fish.”
48“When it is full, they draw it out on the shore, and the fishermen go forth and choose the good for their vessels and the bad they cast away.”
49“Thus it will be at the end of days; the angels will go forth and separate the ungodly from the midst of the righteous.”
50“Then they shall cast them into the pyre of fire; in that place shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth”
51He said to them: “Have you understood this?” They said: ‘Yes’.
52And Yeshua [God is Salvation] said to them, “Therefore every wise man in the Kingdom of heaven is like a certain father of children, who brings forth from his treasure things new and old.”
53It came to pass after this, when Yeshua [God is Salvation] finished these words, he passed on from there.
54He came into his own country and was teaching the people in the synagogues. The P’rushim (Pharisees) [separatists] were amazed and said in their heart: ‘From where did the wisdom and power to do such deeds come to this one?’
55‘Is this not the son of the smith and Miryam [waters of strength]? Do you not know all these: his mother Miryam [waters of strength], his three brothers; Yosef [he will add], Shim’on [he has heard] and Y’hudah [Praise],’
56‘and his sisters? Do you not know all these who are with us?. From where did all these things come to this one?’
57So they were confused about him. Yeshua [God is Salvation] answered them: “A prophet is not without honour except in his own land, city and house”
58Then he did not wish to do there any sign because of their unbelief.