New International Version
The disciples came to him and asked, "Why do you speak to the people 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who hath ears to hear, etc. - Let every person who feels the necessity of being instructed in the things which concern his soul's welfare pay attention to what is spoken, and he shall become wise unto salvation.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(Preached at Christ Church, Marylebone, 1867, for the Bishop of London's Fund.) MATTHEW xiii. 24-30. The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. So the servants of the household came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? He …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
Ears and no Ears
The Parable of the Tares, by Bishop Latimer, Preached on the 7Th of February, 1553.
A Man Reaps More than He Sows.
Then he told them many things in parables, saying: "A farmer went out to sow his seed.
Whoever has ears, let them hear."
He replied, "Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.
His disciples asked him what this parable meant.
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