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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 I speak to them in parables: Although they see they do not see, and although they hear they do not hear nor do they understand.
John 16:25
"I have told you these things in obscure figures of speech; a time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in obscure figures, but will tell you plainly about the Father.
Acts 17:18
Also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him, and some were asking, "What does this foolish babbler want to say?" Others said, "He seems to be a proclaimer of foreign gods." (They said this because he was proclaiming the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.)

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Ezekiel 17:2
"Son of man, offer a riddle, and tell a parable to the house of Israel.
Ezekiel 24:19
Then the people said to me, "Will you not tell us what these things you are doing mean for us?"

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