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Come Follow Me 2023: Matthew 13; Luke 8; 13

Matthew 13; Luke 8; 13

March 20–26
“Who Hath Ears to Hear, Let Him Hear”

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Matthew 13 JST Variants

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(1) The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side.

(1) And it came to pass, the same day Jesus went out of the house, and sat by the sea side.

(5) Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:

(5) Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up. because they had no deepness of earth

(6) And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

(6) And when the sun was up, they were scorched because they had no deepness of earth. And because they had no root, they withered away.

(8) But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.

(8) But others fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.

(10) And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

(10) Then the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

(12) For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.

(12) For whosoever receiveth, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance. But whosoever continueth not to receive, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.

(13) Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

(13) Therefore, I speak unto them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

(14) And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:

(14) And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias concerning them, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:

(15) For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

(15) For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their hearts and should be converted, and I should heal them.

(16) But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

(16) But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear. And blessed are you because these things come unto you that you might understand them.

(17) For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

(17) And verily I say unto you, that many righteous prophets have desired to see these days which you see, and have not seen them; and to hear that which you hear and have not heard. them

(19) When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.

(19) When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he who received seed by the way side.

(20) But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;

(20) But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and readily with joy receiveth it;

(21) Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.

(21) Yet he hath not root in himself and endureth but for a while, for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.

(22) He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.

(22) He also who received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.

(23) But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

(23) But he who received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word and understandeth and endureth, which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

(24) Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:

(24) Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man who sowed good seed in his field:

(25) But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

(25) But while he slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

(27) So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?

(27) So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from Whence then hath it tares?

(28) He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?

(28) He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. And the servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?

(30) Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.

(30) Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the wheat into my barn, and the tares are bound into bundles to be burned.

(34) All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:

(34) All these things spake Jesus unto the multitudes in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:

(38) The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;

(38) The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked. one

(39) The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.

(39) The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world, or the destruction of the wicked. The reapers are the angels or the messengers sent of heaven.

(40) As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world.

(40) As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world, or the destruction of the wicked.

(41) The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;

(41) For in that day, before the Son of Man shall come, he shall send forth his angels and messengers of heaven, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;

(42) And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

(42) And shall cast them out among the wicked. And there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

(44) Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

(44) Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field. And when a man hath found a treasure which is hid, he secureth it, and straightway for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

(46) Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

(46) Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, he went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

(49) So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,

(49) So shall it be at the end of the world. And the world is the children of the wicked. The angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,

(50) And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

(50) And shall cast them out into the world to be burned. There shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

(52) Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.

(52) Then said he unto them, Every scribe well instructed in the things of the kingdom of heaven is like unto a householder, a man therefore which bringeth forth out of his treasure that which is new and old.

(53) And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence.

(53) And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence.

(54) And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?

(54) And when he was come unto his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this Jesus this wisdom and these mighty works?

(57) And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.

(57) And they were offended at him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.

Luke 8 JST Variants

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(1) And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him,

(1) And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and showing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the twelve who were with him,

(2) And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,

(2) And certain women, who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,

(3) And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.

(3) And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others who ministered unto him with their substance.

(8) And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

(8) And others fellon good ground, and sprang up, and bare f fruit a hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried,  He who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

(12) 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.

(12) That which fell by the wayside are they who hear, and the devil cometh and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.

(13) They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

(13) That which fell on the rock are they who, when they hear, receive the word with joy, and they have no root but for a while believe, and in a time of temptation fall away.

(14) And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

(14) And that which fell among thorns are they who, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

(15) But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

(15) But that which fell on the good ground are they who receive the word in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep what they hear and bring forth fruit with patience.

(16) No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.

(16) For no man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but sitteth it on a candlestick, that they who enter in may see the light.

(17) For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.

(17) For nothing is secret which shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid which shall not be made known and go abroad.

(18) Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.

(18) Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever receiveth, to him shall be given; and whomsoever receiveth not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.

(19) Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.

(19) Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not speak to him for the multitude.

(20) And it was told him by certain which said, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee.

(20) And some who stood by said unto him, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee.

(21) And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.

(21) And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are those who hear the word of God, and do it.

(23) But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.

(23) But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with fear, and were in danger.

(27) And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.

(27) And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man who had devils for a long time. And he would wear no clothes, neither abode in a house, but in the tombs.

(29) (For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For oftentimes it had caught him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilderness.)

(29) (For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For ofttimes it had caught him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilderness.)

(30) And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

(30) And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

(32) And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them.

(32) ) And there was there a herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into the swine, and he suffered them.

(31) And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.

(31) And they besought him also that he would not command them to go out into the deep. And he said unto them, Come out of the man.

(34) When they that fed them saw what was done, they fled, and went and told it in the city and in the country.

(34) When they who fed the swine saw what was done, they fled, and went and told the people in the city and in the country.

(36) They also which saw it told them by what means he that was possessed of the devils was healed.

(36) They also who saw the miracle told them by what means he who was possessed of the devils was healed.

(37) Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought him to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear: and he went up into the ship, and returned back again.

(37) Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought Jesus to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear. And Jesus went up into the ship, and returned back again.

(40) And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him.

(40) And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, that the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him.

(43) And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,

(43) And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,

(44) Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.

(44) Came behind Jesus and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.

(45) And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?

(45) And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they who were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press upon thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?

(46) And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me.

(46) And Jesus said, Someone hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me.

(47) And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately.

(47) And when the woman found that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately.

(50) But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.

(50) But Jesus heard him and he said unto the ruler of the synagogue, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.

(52) And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.

(52) And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not, for she is not dead, but sleepeth.

(54) And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise.

(54) And he put them all out, and he took her by the hand, and he called, saying, Maid, arise.

Luke 13 JST Variants

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(1) There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilæans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

(1) There were present at that time some who spake unto him of the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

(2) And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilæans were sinners above all the Galilæans, because they suffered such things?

(2) And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things?

(3) I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

(3) I tell you, Nay: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.

(4) Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?

(4) Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men who dwelt in Jerusalem?

(6) He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.

(6) He spake also this parable; A certain husbandman had a fig tree planted in his vineyard. And He came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.

(7) Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?

(7) Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I came seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?

(8) And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:

(8) And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it and dung it.

(9) And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

(9) And if it bear fruit, the tree is saved, and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

(10) And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.

(10) And after this, as he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.

(11) And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself.

(11) And Behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise straighten up.

(12) And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.

(12) And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmities.

(13) And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.

(13) And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.

(14) And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

(14) And the ruler of the synagogue was filled with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

(15) The Lord then answered him, and said, Thou hypocrite, doth not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the stall, and lead him away to watering?

(15) The Lord then said unto him, O hypocrite, doth not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or an ass from the stall, and lead him away to watering?

(17) And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all the people rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by him.

(17) And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all his disciples rejoiced for all the glorious things which were done by him.

(19) It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.

(19) It is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.

(23) Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them,

(23) And there said one unto him, Lord, are there few only that be saved? And he answered him and said,

(24) Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

(24) For I say unto you, many shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able. For the Lord shall not always strive with man.

(25) When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are:

(25) Therefore, when once the Lord of the kingdom is risen up and hath shut to the door of the kingdom, then ye shall stand without and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us. But the Lord shall answer and say unto you, I will not receive you, for ye know not from whence ye are.

(27) But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

(27) But he shall say, I tell you, ye know not from whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

(28) There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

(28) There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth among you when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you are thrust out.

(29) And they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

(29) And verily I say unto you, they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

(30) And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.

(30) And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last and shall; be saved therein.

(31) The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.

(31) As he was thus teaching there came to him certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.

(32) And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures to day and to morrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.

(32) And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell Herod: Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.

(33) Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

(33) Nevertheless I must walk to day, and tomorrow, and the third day, for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem. This he spake concerning his death.

(34) O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

(34) And in this very hour, he began to weep over Jerusalem, saying, O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou who killest the prophets, and stonest them who are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

(35) Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see me, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.

(35) Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not know me until ye have received from the hand of the Lord a just recompence for all your sins, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is he who cometh in the name of the Lord.

 

Reading Resources

Matthew 13

Lynne Hilton Wilson, "Matthew 13; Luke 8, 13," Come Follow Me: The New Testament, 2019.

Susan Howe, "Parables," Enclycopedia of Mormonism.

“Parables,” in Bible Dictionary, online at www.lds.org.

“The Parables of Jesus (Religion 390R),” in Institute Selected Course Outlines (2018), online at www.lds.org.

Frank F. Judd Jr. “Parables of Jesus: The Priceless Parables,” Ensign, January 2003, online at www.lds.org.

Richard Lloyd Anderson, "How to Read a Parable," Ensign, September 1974.

Amy Easton-Flake, “Revealing Parables: A Call to Action within the Doctrine and Covenants,” in You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine and Covenants, ed. Scott C. Esplin, Richard O. Cowan, and Rachel Cope (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012), 149–66.

Jared M. Halverson, "Of Soils and Souls: The Parable of the Sower" Religious Educator 9, no. 3 (2008): 31–48.

Matthew R. Linford, “The Parable of the Benevolent Father and Son,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 22 (2016): 149-178.

Thomas A. Wayment, “Names of the Parables,” Religious Educator 4, no. 1 (2003): 97–106.

Luke 8

Lynne Hilton Wilson, "Matthew 13; Luke 8, 13," Come Follow Me: The New Testament, 2019.

Susan Howe, "Parables," Enclycopedia of Mormonism.

“Parables,” in Bible Dictionary, online at www.lds.org.

“The Parables of Jesus (Religion 390R),” in Institute Selected Course Outlines (2018), online at www.lds.org.

Frank F. Judd Jr. “Parables of Jesus: The Priceless Parables,” Ensign, January 2003, online at www.lds.org.

Richard Lloyd Anderson, "How to Read a Parable," Ensign, September 1974.

Amy Easton-Flake, “Revealing Parables: A Call to Action within the Doctrine and Covenants,” in You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine and Covenants, ed. Scott C. Esplin, Richard O. Cowan, and Rachel Cope (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012), 149–66.

Jared M. Halverson, "Of Soils and Souls: The Parable of the Sower" Religious Educator 9, no. 3 (2008): 31–48.

Thomas A. Wayment, “Names of the Parables,” Religious Educator 4, no. 1 (2003): 97–106.

Luke 13

Lynne Hilton Wilson, "Matthew 13; Luke 8, 13," Come Follow Me: The New Testament, 2019.

Susan Howe, "Parables," Enclycopedia of Mormonism.

“Parables,” in Bible Dictionary, online at www.lds.org.

“The Parables of Jesus (Religion 390R),” in Institute Selected Course Outlines (2018), online at www.lds.org.

Frank F. Judd Jr. “Parables of Jesus: The Priceless Parables,” Ensign, January 2003, online at www.lds.org.

Richard Lloyd Anderson, "How to Read a Parable," Ensign, September 1974.

Amy Easton-Flake, “Revealing Parables: A Call to Action within the Doctrine and Covenants,” in You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine and Covenants, ed. Scott C. Esplin, Richard O. Cowan, and Rachel Cope (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012), 149–66.

John W. Welch, “Echoes from the Sermon on the Mount,” in The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture, ed. Gaye Strathearn, Thomas A. Wayment, and Daniel L. Belnap (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010), 312–40.

Thomas A. Wayment, “Names of the Parables,” Religious Educator 4, no. 1 (2003): 97–106.