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Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?

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Matthew 13:13
For this reason, in parables, unto them, do I speak, - because, seeing, they see not, and, hearing, they hear not, - neither do they understand.
John 16:25
These things, in similitudes, have I spoken unto you: There cometh an hour, when, no longer in similitudes, will I speak unto you, but, openly, concerning the Father, will I tell you.
Acts 17:18
But, certain both of the Epicurean and of the Stoic philosophers, were encountering him; and some were saying - What might this picker-up-of-scraps wish to be saying? And, others - Of foreign demons, he seemeth to be a declarer: because, of Jesus and the Resurrection, he was announcing the joyful tidings.

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Ezekiel 17:2
Son of man Put thou forth a riddle And speak thou a parable,- Unto the house of Israel:
Ezekiel 24:19
Then said the people unto me: Wt thou not tell us what these things are to us, that thou shouldst be acting thus?