Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

So He said, "The secrets of the kingdom of God have been given for you to know, but to the rest it is in parables, so that Looking they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. "

New American Standard Bible

And He said, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that SEEING THEY MAY NOT SEE, AND HEARING THEY MAY NOT UNDERSTAND.

King James Version

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

International Standard Version

So he said, "You have been given knowledge about the secrets of the kingdom of God. But to others they are given in parables, so that "they might look but not see, and they might listen but not understand.'"

A Conservative Version

And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables, so that seeing they would not see, and hearing they would not understand.

American Standard Version

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to the rest in parables; that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

Amplified

He said to them, To you it has been given to [come progressively to] know (to recognize and understand more strongly and clearly) the mysteries and secrets of the kingdom of God, but for others they are in parables, so that, [though] looking, they may not see; and hearing, they may not comprehend.

An Understandable Version

And He said to them, "You [disciples] are being given an understanding of the secrets of the kingdom of God, but the rest of the people [are being told] in parables, so that [even though they appear to be] seeing, they will not [actually] see; and [even though they seem to] hear, they will not understand.

Anderson New Testament

He replied: To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that when they see, they may not see, and when they hear, they may not understand.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, To you is given knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God; but to the others, they are given in stories, so that seeing, they may not see, and though they give hearing, the sense will not be clear to them.

Common New Testament

he said, "To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God; but to others it is given in parables, so that 'Seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

he answered, the secret circumstances of the divine dispensation may be clearly revealed to you, but to others only in parables, so that they don't observe what they see, nor comprehend what they hear.

Darby Translation

And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

Godbey New Testament

And He said; To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to the rest in parables; in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he said, "You are permitted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of God, but they are given to others in the form of figures, so that they may look and yet not see, and hear and yet not understand.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to others in parables, so that seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not understand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not understand.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said, To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: and to the rest in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

King James 2000

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest [they are] in parables, so that 'Seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'

Modern King James verseion

And He said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God. But to others I speak in parables, so that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not understand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Unto you is it given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God: but to others in similitudes, that when they see, they should not see, and when they hear they should not understand.

Moffatt New Testament

so he said, "It is granted you to understand the open secrets of the Reign of God, but the others get it in parables, so that for all their seeing they may not see, and for all their hearing they may not understand.

Montgomery New Testament

He answered. "To you it is given to understand the mysteries of the kingdom of God; But all others are taught in parables so that seeing they shall not see, and hearing they shall not hear.

NET Bible

He said, "You have been given the opportunity to know the secrets of the kingdom of God, but for others they are in parables, so that although they see they may not see, and although they hear they may not understand.

New Heart English Bible

He said, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables; that 'seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'

Noyes New Testament

And he said, To you it hath been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God; but to others [these things are spoken] in parables; that while seeing they may not see, and while hearing they may not understand.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said, It is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to others in parables; that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, said - Unto you, hath it been given, to get to know the sacred secrets of the kingdom of God; but, unto the rest, in parables, - in order that, seeing, they may not see, and, hearing, they may not understand.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God; but to the rest in parables: that seeing they may not perceive, and hearing may not comprehend.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"To you," he said, "the knowledge of the hidden truths of the Kingdom of God has been imparted, but to others in parables only, that 'though they have eyes they may not see, and though they have ears, they may not understand.'

Webster

And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

Weymouth New Testament

"To you," He replied, "it is granted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of God; but all others are taught by parables, in order that they may see and yet not see, and may hear and yet not understand.

Williams New Testament

So He said, "You are granted the privilege of knowing the secrets of the kingdom of God, but to others they are told in stories, so that they may look and not see, may hear and not understand.

World English Bible

He said, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables; that 'seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'

Worrell New Testament

And He said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God; but to the rest in parables; that, seeing, they may not see, and, hearing, they may not understand.

Worsley New Testament

And He said, To you it is granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but I speak to others in parables, that in seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said, 'To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of God, and to the rest in similes; that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

it is given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

to know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

the mysteries
μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

of the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

to others
λοιποί 
Loipoy 
Usage: 33

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

βλέπω 
Blepo 
συνίημι 
suniemi 
Usage: 85
Usage: 14

not
μή 
me 
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493
Usage: 493

see
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

References

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Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Reason For The Parables

9 Then His disciples asked Him, "What does this parable mean?" 10 So He said, "The secrets of the kingdom of God have been given for you to know, but to the rest it is in parables, so that Looking they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. " 11 "This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God.


Cross References

Isaiah 6:9

And He replied: Go! Say to these people: Keep listening, but do not understand; keep looking, but do not perceive.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to infants.

Romans 16:25

Now to Him who has power to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the sacred secret kept silent for long ages,

Deuteronomy 29:4

Yet to this day the Lord has not given you a mind to understand, eyes to see, or ears to hear.

Psalm 25:14

The secret counsel of the Lord is for those who fear Him, and He reveals His covenant to them.

Isaiah 29:14

therefore I will again confound these people with wonder after wonder. The wisdom of their wise men will vanish, and the understanding of the perceptive will be hidden.

Isaiah 44:18

Such people do not comprehend and cannot understand, for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see, and their minds so they cannot understand.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear this, you foolish and senseless people. They have eyes, but they don't see. They have ears, but they don't hear.

Matthew 13:11-17

He answered them, "Because the secrets does not mean "mysteries" in the Eng sense; it means what we can know only by divine revelation. of the kingdom of heaven have been given for you to know, but it has not been given to them.

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus responded, "Simon son of Jonah, you are blessed because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father in heaven.

Mark 4:11

He answered them, "The secret does not mean "mystery" in the Eng sense; it means what we can know only by divine revelation. of the kingdom of God has been granted to you, but to those outside, everything comes in parables

Luke 10:21-24

In that same hour He rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and the learned and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, because this was Your good pleasure.

John 12:40

He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, so that they would not see with their eyes or understand with their hearts, and be converted, and I would heal them.

Acts 28:26-27

when He said, Go to this people and say: 'You will listen and listen, yet never understand; and you will look and look, yet never perceive.

Romans 11:7-10

What then? Israel did not find what it was looking for, but the elect did find it. The rest were hardened,

1 Corinthians 2:7-11

On the contrary, we speak God's hidden wisdom in a mystery, which God predestined before the ages for our glory.

1 Corinthians 12:11

But one and the same Spirit is active in all these, distributing to each one as He wills.

Ephesians 3:3-9

The mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have briefly written above.

Colossians 1:26-28

the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to His saints.

Colossians 2:2

[I want] their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding, and have the knowledge of God's mystery-Christ.

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great: He was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

1 Peter 1:10-12

Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that would come to you searched and carefully investigated.

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