the wheat and the tares
24He put out another parable to them, saying,
The kingdom of heaven is compared to a man who sowed good seed
in his field.
25But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel
among the wheat and went his way.
26But when the blade had sprung up and had produced fruit,
then the darnel also appeared.
27So the servants of the householder came and said to him,
Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Then where have the darnel come from?
28He said to them, An enemy has done this. The servants
said to him, Then do you want us to go and gather them up?
29But he said, No, lest while you gather up the darnel
you also root up the wheat with them.
30Let both grow together until the harvest. And in the time
of harvest I will say to the reapers, First gather together the darnel and bind
them in bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my granary.
47Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like
a net that was cast into the sea, and gathered some of every kind;
48which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat
down and gathered the good into vessels, but threw the bad away.
49So it shall be at the end of the world. The angels shall
come out and separate the wicked from among the just,
50and shall cast them into the furnace of fire. There
shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.