New International Version
Jesus spoke all these things to the crowd in parables; he did not say anything to them without using a parable.
King James Bible
All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:
Darby Bible Translation
All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and without a parable he did not speak to them,
World English Bible
Jesus spoke all these things in parables to the multitudes; and without a parable, he didn't speak to them,
Young's Literal Translation
All these things spake Jesus in similes to the multitudes, and without a simile he was not speaking to them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All these things spoke Jesus - in parables - Christ descends from Divine mysteries to parables, in order to excite us to raise our minds, from and through natural things, to the great God, and the operations of his grace and Spirit. Divine things cannot be taught to man but through the medium of earthly things. If God should speak to us in that language which is peculiar to heaven, clothing those ideas which angelic minds form, how little should we comprehend of the things thus described! How great is our privilege in being thus taught! Heavenly things, in the parables of Christ, assume to themselves a body, and thus render themselves palpable.
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.
He did not say anything to them without using a parable. But when he was alone with his own disciples, he explained everything.
Jesus used this figure of speech, but the Pharisees did not understand what he was telling them.
"Though I have been speaking figuratively, a time is coming when I will no longer use this kind of language but will tell you plainly about my Father.
Then Jesus' disciples said, "Now you are speaking clearly and without figures of speech.
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