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Episode 104: The Mystery of the Tares and Wheat
Episode 1045th September 2022 • Bible Mysteries • Scott Mitchell
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Show Notes:

Seed: Greek - sperma: from which a plant germinates 

the seed i.e. the grain or kernel which contains within itself the germ of the future plants 

of the grains or kernels sown 

metaph. a seed i.e. a residue, or a few survivors reserved as the germ of the next generation (just as seed is kept from the harvest for the sowing) 

the semen virile 

the product of this semen, seed, children, offspring, progeny 

family, tribe, posterity 

whatever possesses vital force or life giving power 

of divine energy of the Holy Spirit operating within the soul by which we are regenerated

Seed: Hebrew - zeraʿ: seed, sowing, offspring

a sowing 


semen virile 

offspring, descendants, posterity, children 

of moral quality 

a practitioner of righteousness (fig.) 

sowing time (by meton)

Scripture References:

All Scripture references cited from the King James Version Bible. 

Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 13:36-43, Genesis 3:15, Genesis 6:1-5, John 8:42-45, Isaiah 1:4, 1 John 3:9-12, Matthew 24:36-42, Daniel 2:41-44, Galatians 2:4, 2 Peter 2:1-3, 2 Peter 2:12-19, Jude 1:10-13, Deuteronomy 32:5, Revelation 9:1-6, 1 John 2:18-19, Matthew 24:21-28


Jesus gave the key to understanding His parables: the Sower is the Son of Man, the Field is the world, the good seed are the children of the kingdom, and the tares are the children of the wicked one, which is the devil. What children does satan have to sow among brethren? Is it just false teachers or could they also be similar to what happened in Genesis 6? As it was in the days of Noah, so shall it also be in the days of the coming of the Son of Man…




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