John 16:29
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English Standard Version
His disciples said, “Ah, now you are speaking plainly and not using figurative speech!

King James Bible
His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

American Standard Version
His disciples say, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no dark saying.

Douay-Rheims Bible
His disciples say to him: Behold, now thou speakest plainly, and speakest no proverb.

English Revised Version
His disciples say, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

Webster's Bible Translation
His disciples said to him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

Weymouth New Testament
"Ah, now you are using plain language," said His disciples, "and are uttering no figure of speech!

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Vincent's Word Studies

Speakest - speakest (λαλεῖς - λέγεις)

The first, of the form; the second, of the purport. See on John 16:18.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

proverb. or, parable.

John 16:25 These things have I spoken to you in proverbs: but the time comes, when I shall no more speak to you in proverbs...

Cross References
Matthew 13:34
All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable.

Mark 8:32
And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him.

John 10:6
This figure of speech Jesus used with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them.

John 16:25
"I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father.

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