Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.

Bible References

When

Mark 4:10
And when he was alone, they about him with the twelve asked him of the parable.
Mark 7:17
And when he came into the house from the crowd, his disciples asked him of the parable.
Matthew 13:36
Then Jesus having dismissed the crowds, went into the house; and his disciples came to him, saying, Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field.
Matthew 15:15
And Peter, having answered, said to him, Explain to us this parable.
Luke 8:9
And his disciples asked him, saying, What may this parable be?
Luke 24:27
And having begun from Moses and from all the prophets, he explained clearly to them in all the writings concerning himself.

General references

Ezekiel 17:2
Son of man, propose an enigma and use a parable to the house of Israel;
Matthew 13:34
All these things spake Jesus in parables to the crowds; and without a parable spake he not to them.
Matthew 22:1
And Jesus, having answered, spake to them in parables, saying,
Mark 4:10
And when he was alone, they about him with the twelve asked him of the parable.
Mark 7:17
And when he came into the house from the crowd, his disciples asked him of the parable.