New American Standard Bible
And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to them in parables?"
King James Bible
And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?
Darby Bible Translation
And the disciples came up and said to him, Why speakest thou to them in parables?
World English Bible
The disciples came, and said to him, "Why do you speak to them in parables?"
Young's Literal Translation
And the disciples having come near, said to him, 'Wherefore in similes dost thou speak to them?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
'The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and bid to three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.'--MATT. xiii. 33. How lovingly and meditatively Jesus looked upon homely life, knowing nothing of the differences, the vulgar differences, between the small and great! A poor woman, with her morsel of barm, kneading it up among three measures of meal, in some coarse earthenware pan, stands to Him as representing the whole process of His work in the world. Matthew brings …
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And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow;
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Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.
His disciples began questioning Him as to what this parable meant.
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