38 The field is the world, and the good seed are ·all of God’s children who belong to the kingdom [L the children/sons of the kingdom]. The ·weeds [T tares] are ·those people who belong to the Evil One [L the children/sons of the Evil One]. 39 And the enemy who ·planted [sowed] the bad seed is the devil. The harvest time is the end of the age, and the ·workers who gather [harvesters; reapers] are God’s angels.
40 “Just as the ·weeds [T tares] are ·pulled up [gathered] and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the age.Read full chapter
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38 The field is the world, and the good seed stands for the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the people of the evil one,(A) 39 and the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest(B) is the end of the age,(C) and the harvesters are angels.(D)
40 “As the weeds are pulled up and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the age.