New American Standard Bible
With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;
King James Bible
And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it.
Darby Bible Translation
And with many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear,
World English Bible
With many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it.
Young's Literal Translation
And with many such similes he was speaking to them the word, as they were able to hear,
Mark 4:33 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Spake he the word - The word of God. The doctrines of his gospel.
As they were able to hear it - As they could comprehend it. They were like children; and he was obliged to lead them along cautiously and by degrees to a full understanding of the plan of salvation.
LibraryLamps and Bushels
'And Jesus said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?'--Mark iv. 21. The furniture of a very humble Eastern home is brought before us in this saying. In the original, each of the nouns has the definite article attached to it, and so suggests that in the house there was but one of each article; one lamp, a flat saucer with a wick swimming in oil; one measure for corn and the like; one bed, raised slightly, but sufficiently to admit …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Toiling Christ
Chapter: 4:21-25 Lamp and Stand
And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow;
yet when it is sown, it grows up and becomes larger than all the garden plants and forms large branches; so that THE BIRDS OF THE AIR can NEST UNDER ITS SHADE."
and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.
Jump to PreviousAble Capacity Far Hear Jesus Message Parables Receiving Similar Similes Speak Speaking Stories Teaching Understand Used Word
Jump to NextAble Capacity Far Hear Jesus Message Parables Receiving Similar Similes Speak Speaking Stories Teaching Understand Used Word
LinksMark 4:33 NIV
Mark 4:33 NLT
Mark 4:33 ESV
Mark 4:33 NASB
Mark 4:33 KJV
Mark 4:33 Bible Apps
Mark 4:33 Biblia Paralela
Mark 4:33 Chinese Bible
Mark 4:33 French Bible
Mark 4:33 German Bible
Mark 4:33 Commentaries