Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then I said, Ah lord LORD! They say of me, Is he not a speaker of parables?
The trees went forth a time to anoint a king over them. And they said to the olive tree, Reign thou over us.
And Samson said to them, Let me now put forth a riddle to you. If ye can declare it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of raiment,
2 Samuel 12:1
And LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city: the one rich, and the other poor.
I have also spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions. And by the ministry of the prophets I have used similitudes.
Because of this I speak to them in parables, because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, nor do they understand.
And with many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see by polished metal, in dimness, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know just as also I was known.