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  • n. One who sows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, sows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of sour.
  • n. One who sows or scatters seed.
  • n. That which sows seed; a sowing-machine.
  • n. One who scatters or spreads; a disseminator; a breeder; a promoter.
  • n. An obsolete spelling of sewer.

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  • n. someone who sows


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to sow + -er


  • Thus, as in all the cases about to be described, the sower is the same, and the seed is the same; while the result is entirely different, the whole difference must lie in the soils, which mean the different states of the human heart.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Here the geese are being driven home; the cows are crossing a ford; the oxen are ploughing; the sower is scattering his seed; the reaper plies his sickle; the oxen tread the grain; the corn is stored in the granary.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • [Margins, 243, his emphasis]), because this sun-sower is functioning as something like a proper name and an anthropomorphism: as the blinding, impossible site of the positing of trope.


  • What he does is give them the interpretative keys to the story; he lays out for them how to give the parable meaning by giving it one meaning—the sower is the Son of Man; the field is the world, etc.

    Parables do not save

  • And some said: What is it that this word sower would say?

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 51: Acts The Challoner Revision

  • Try first the supposition that the sower is the Lord himself; of him, in that case, it is immediately said that he sleeps, and rises night and day, and that the seed meanwhile springs up, he knows not how.

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • The sower is the only one that can be compared with it in comprehensive completeness of outline and articulate distinctness of detail.

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • It is interesting to find Death also called a sower, who disseminates weeds among men: "Dô der Tôt sînen Sâmen under si gesœte."

    The Diwan of Abu'l-Ala

  • February 20, 2008 at 10: 22 AM juan, i don't know what SHTF time is. there's a sequel to "sower" called "parable of the talents." as for other books like it, i'm not well-read enough to know. i'll leave it up to any readers who see this comment to make suggestions. also, you might try signing up for the carl brandon society's yahoo group list-serv. you can ask folks on that list. they'll definitely know.

    Carl Brandon's Black History Month List

  • {d} "sower" Mt 13: 3; Mr 4: 3 {e} "trodden down" Ps 119: 118; Mt 5: 13

    Barnes New Testament Notes


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