He called all the crowd to himself, and said to them, "Hear me, all of you, and understand.
Elijah came near to all the people, and said, "How long will you keep limping between two positions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.
Micaiah said, "If you return at all in peace, the LORD has not spoken by me." He said, "Listen, all you people."
Hear this, all you peoples. Listen, all you inhabitants of the world,
He said, "Go, and tell this people, 'You hear indeed, but do not understand; and you see indeed, but do not perceive.'
Meanwhile, when a crowd of many thousands had gathered together, so much so that they trampled on each other, he began to tell his disciples first of all, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
He said to the crowds also, "When you see a cloud rising from the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it happens.
In the hearing of all the people, he said to his disciples,