And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knows not how.
Treasury of Scripture
Ecclesiastes 8:17 Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun...
Ecclesiastes 11:5 As you know not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child...
John 3:7,8 Marvel not that I said to you, You must be born again...
1 Corinthians 15:37,38 And that which you sow, you sow not that body that shall be, but bore grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain...
2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it is meet, because that your faith grows exceedingly...
2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.
ContextThe Parable of the Seed Growing Secretly
26And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; 27And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knows not how. 28For the earth brings forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear. 29But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he puts in the sickle, because the harvest is come.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed should spring up and grow, he knoweth not how.
And should sleep, and rise, night and day, and the seed should spring, and grow up whilst he knoweth not.
Darby Bible Translation
and should sleep and rise up night and day, and the seed should sprout and grow, he does not know how.
King James Bible
And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.
Young's Literal Translation
and may sleep, and may rise night and day, and the seed spring up and grow, he hath not known how;