John 16:25
Good News Translation
"I have used figures of speech to tell you these things. But the time will come when I will not use figures of speech, but will speak to you plainly about the Father.

Contemporary English Version
I have used examples to explain to you what I have been talking about. But the time will come when I will speak to you plainly about the Father and will no longer use examples like these.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no longer speak to you in proverbs, but will shew you plainly of the Father.

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These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no longer speak to you in proverbs, but will shew you plainly of the Father.

proverbs.

John 16:12,16,17 I have yet many things to say to you: but you cannot bear them now. . . .

Psalm 49:4 I will incline my ear to a parable; I will open my proposition on the psaltery.

Psalm 78:2 I will open my mouth in parables: I will utter propositions from the beginning.

Proverbs 1:6 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Matthew 13:10,11,34,35 And his disciples came and said to him: Why speakest thou to them in parables? . . .

Mark 4:13 And he saith to them: Are you ignorant of this, parable? and how shall you know all parables?

but.

John 16:28,29 I came forth from the Father and am come into the world: again I leave the world and I go to the Father. . . .

Acts 2:33-36 Being exalted therefore by the right hand of God and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath poured forth this which you see and hear. . . .

2 Corinthians 3:12-18 Having therefore such hope, we use much confidence. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:2 But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

Context
Ask and You will Receive
24Hitherto, you have not asked any thing in my name. Ask, and you shall receive; that your joy may be full. 25These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no longer speak to you in proverbs, but will shew you plainly of the Father. 26In that day, you shall ask in my name: and I say not to you that I will ask the Father for you.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 20:49
And I said: Ah, ah, ah, O Lord God: they say of me: Doth not this man speak by parables?

Matthew 13:34
All these things Jesus spoke in parables to the multitudes: and without parables he did not speak to them.

Mark 4:34
And without parable he did not speak unto them; but apart, he explained all things to his disciples.

Mark 8:32
And he spoke the word openly. And Peter taking him began to rebuke him.

John 10:6
This proverb Jesus spoke to them. But they understood not what he spoke.

John 10:24
The Jews therefore came round about him and said to him: How long dost thou hold our souls in suspense? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.

John 16:2
They will put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doth a service to God.

John 16:29
His disciples say to him: Behold, now thou speakest plainly and speakest no proverb.

John 16:32
Behold, the hour cometh, and it is now come, that you shall be scattered every man to his own and shall leave me alone. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

Additional Translations
I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. A time is coming when I will no longer speak to you this way, but will tell you plainly about the Father.

I have spoken these things to you in allegories; an hour is coming when I will speak to you no more in allegories, but I will report to you plainly concerning the Father.

These things have I spoken to you in proverbs: but the time comes, when I shall no more speak to you in proverbs, but I shall show you plainly of the Father.

These things have I spoken unto you in dark sayings: the hour cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in dark sayings, but shall tell you plainly of the Father.

These things I have spoken to you in allegories; the hour is coming that I will no longer speak to you in allegories, but will declare to you openly concerning the Father.

These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: the hour cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but shall tell you plainly of the Father.

These things have I spoken to you in proverbs: but the time cometh when I shall no more speak to you in proverbs, but I shall show you plainly concerning the Father.

"All this I have spoken to you in veiled language. The time is coming when I shall no longer speak to you in veiled language, but will tell you about the Father in plain words.

I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. But the time is coming when I will no more speak to you in figures of speech, but will tell you plainly about the Father.

'These things in similitudes I have spoken to you, but there cometh an hour when no more in similitudes will I speak to you, but freely of the Father, will tell you.
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