Matthew 13:27

So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? from where then has it tares?
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
The Lord then explained for us what he had said. See what we choose to be in his field. See which of the two we will be at harvest time. The field is the world, and the church is spread throughout the world. Let the one who is wheat persevere until the harvest; let those who are weeds be changed into wheat. There is this difference between people and real grain and real weeds, for what was grain in the field is grain and what were weeds are weeds. But in the Lord’s field, which is the church, at times what was grain turns into weeds and at times what were weeds turn into grain; and no one knows what they will be tomorrow. ..

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Then the servants. St. Chrysostom observes, there are many circumstances in the parables that have no connexion with the instruction designed to be conveyed in the parables, and which are merely added to connect the different parts together.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
But wherefore does He bring in the servants, telling what has been done? That He may pronounce it wrong to slay them.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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