23 Bible Verses about

Jesus Using Parables

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Matthew 13:3

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow;

Mark 4:2

And He was teaching them many things in parables, and was saying to them in His teaching,

Mark 12:1

And He began to speak to them in parables: "A man PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT, AND DUG A VAT UNDER THE WINE PRESS AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.

Matthew 22:1

Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,

Mark 3:23

And He called them to Himself and began speaking to them in parables, "How can Satan cast out Satan?

Mark 4:33

With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;

Matthew 13:34

All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and He did not speak to them without a parable.

Matthew 13:13

"Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

Mark 4:34

and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.

Matthew 13:10-13

And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to them in parables?" 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. "For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him. read more.
"Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

Mark 4:11

And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,

John 16:25

"These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; an hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but will tell you plainly of the Father.

John 10:6

This figure of speech Jesus spoke to them, but they did not understand what those things were which He had been saying to them.

Matthew 13:53

When Jesus had finished these parables, He departed from there.

Mark 4:30

And He said, "How shall we picture the kingdom of God, or by what parable shall we present it?

Matthew 15:15

Peter said to Him, "Explain the parable to us."

Mark 4:10

As soon as He was alone, His followers, along with the twelve, began asking Him about the parables.

Mark 4:13

And He said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? How will you understand all the parables?

Luke 12:41

Peter said, "Lord, are You addressing this parable to us, or to everyone else as well?"

Matthew 21:45

When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them.

Mark 12:12

And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He spoke the parable against them And so they left Him and went away.

Luke 20:19

The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and they feared the people; for they understood that He spoke this parable against them.

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