Matthew 13:34
Good News Translation
Jesus used parables to tell all these things to the crowds; he would not say a thing to them without using a parable.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus used stories when he spoke to the people. In fact, he did not tell them anything without using stories.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All these things Jesus spoke in parables to the multitudes: and without parables he did not speak to them.

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

Matthew 13:13 Therefore do I speak to them in parables: because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

Mark 4:33,34 And with many such parables, he spoke to them the word, according as they were able to hear. . . .

Context
I will Open My Mouth in Parables
33Another parable he spoke to them: The kingdom of heaven is like to leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, until the whole was leavened. 34All these things Jesus spoke in parables to the multitudes: and without parables he did not speak to them. 35That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:3
And he spoke to them many things in parables, saying: Behold the sower went forth to sow.

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

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

John 16:25
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.

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

Additional Translations
Jesus spoke all these things to the crowds in parables. He did not tell them anything without using a parable.

Jesus spoke all these things to the crowds in parables, and He was not speaking to them without a parable,

All these things spoke Jesus to the multitude in parables; and without a parable spoke he not to them:

All these things spake Jesus in parables unto the multitudes; and without a parable spake he nothing unto them:

All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and without a parable he did not speak to them,

All these things spake Jesus in parables unto the multitudes; and without a parable spake he nothing unto them:

All these things Jesus spoke to the multitude in parables; and without a parable he spoke not to them:

All this Jesus spoke to the people in figurative language, and except in figurative language He spoke nothing to them,

Jesus spoke all these things in parables to the multitudes; and without a parable, he didn't speak to them,

All these things spake Jesus in similes to the multitudes, and without a simile he was not speaking to them,
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