And with many such parables spoke he the word to them, as they were able to hear it.…
"You have no 'likes' in your sermons," said Robert Hall to a brother minister; "Christ taught that the kingdom of heaven was 'like leaven,' etc. You tell us what things are, but never what they are like." Parables are more ancient than arguments.
Parallel VersesKJV: And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it.