And with many such parables spoke he the word to them, as they were able to hear it.…
I have generally found that the most intellectual auditors prefer to hear a simple scriptural and spiritual preaching. The late Judge McLean, of the United States Supreme Court once said to me, "I was glad to hear you give that solemn personal incident in, your discourse last night Ministers now-a-days are getting above telling a story in a sermon; but I like it.
(T. L. Cuyler.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it.