Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said,
And Jesus said to them,
“The attendants of the bridegroom cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.
“ Now when the unclean spirit goes out of a man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and does not find it.
And He spoke many things to them in
parables, saying, “Behold, the sower went out to sow;
“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.
“But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘ Son, go work today in the vineyard.’
With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;
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.
But He said to him,
“ A man was giving a big dinner, and he invited many;