“He taught them many things by parables, and in his teaching said: “Listen! A farmer went out to sow his seed…Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, multiplying thirty, sixty, or even a hundred times.”

Then Jesus said, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Listen!

Hear!

That in the parable of the sower, “both the verbs listen and hear are in the imperative mode. They are no invitations or declarations.

They are commands and no other parable in this Gospel is framed at both ends with an order to listen.”

~ Kernaghan, A Commentary on Mark

And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine, Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow: And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred. And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Mark 4:2-3, 8-9

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