Sometimes we may be tempted to ‘keep the weeds out’ from the start. Certainly modern agriculture is adept at that. Even so, at least for the purposes of this parable, what are we told about that? Who or what might be considered ‘weeds’ today?
It is altogether likely that the weeds in question looked a great deal like the wheat. Only a trained eye would know the difference. What does this parable tell us about who is to judge?