"Did ye understand all these things?" They say to Him, "Yes;"
And He, answering, said to them, "Because to you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but to them it has not been given.
When any one hears the word of the Kingdom, and understands it not, the evil one comes, and snatches away what has been sown in his heart: this is he that was sown by the wayside.
Do ye not perceive that whatever goes into the mouth passes into the belly, and is cast forth into the drain?
How is it that ye do not perceive that I spake not to you concerning bread? but beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees?
"When, therefore, ye see the abomination of the desolation which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place, (let him that reads understand),
And without a parable He spake not to them; but privately to His disciples He explained all things.
And He saith to them, "Are ye too thus without understanding? Do ye not perceive that nothing, entering into a man from without, can defile him;
And perceiving it, He saith to them, "Why are ye reasoning because ye have no bread? Do ye not yet perceive, nor understand? Have ye your heart hardened?
"Put ye these words into your ears; for the Son of Man is about to be delivered up into the hands of men."
And Philip, having run near, heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you, then, understand what you are reading?"
And we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know the True One: and we are in the True One??n His Son Jesus Christ. This is the True God, and eternal life.