13:28 He said, ‘An enemy has done this.’ So 1 the slaves replied, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 13:29 But he said, ‘No, since in gathering the weeds you may uproot the wheat with them. 13:30 Let both grow together until the harvest. At 2 harvest time I will tell the reapers, “First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles to be burned, but then 3 gather 4 the wheat into my barn.”’”
13:40 As 5 the weeds are collected and burned with fire, so it will be at the end of the age. 13:41 The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather from his kingdom everything that causes sin as well as all lawbreakers. 6
13:48 When it was full, they pulled it ashore, sat down, and put the good fish into containers and threw the bad away.
1 tn Here δέ (de) has been translated as “so” to indicate the implied result of the owner’s statement.
2 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.
3 tn Grk “but.”
4 tn Grk “burned, but gather.”
5 tn Grk “Therefore as.” Here οὖν (oun) has not been translated.
6 tn Grk “the ones who practice lawlessness.”