Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
The trees went forth once to anoint a king over them; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign you over us.
And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a riddle unto you: if you can certainly 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 clothing:
2 Samuel 12:1
And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.
I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and gave symbols, by the witness of the prophets.
Therefore speak I to them in parables: because seeing they see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
And with many such parables he spoke the word unto them, as they were able to hear it.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see in a mirror dimly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.