Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.

Bible References

Incline

Psalm 78:2
I will offer a parable [with] my mouth. I will pour out riddles from long ago,
Matthew 13:35
in order that what was spoken through the prophet would be fulfilled, who said, "I will open my mouth in parables; I will proclaim what has been hidden since the creation."

Parable

Numbers 23:7
And he lifted up his oracle and said, "From Aram Balak lead me, from the mountains of the east the king of Moab, 'Go for me, curse Jacob, and go, denounce Israel.'
Ezekiel 20:49
Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh, they are saying about me, '[Is] he not posing a parable?'"
Matthew 13:11
And he answered [and] said to them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to those [people] it has not been granted.

Dark

Proverbs 1:6
to understand a proverb and an expression, words of wisdom and their riddles.
Daniel 8:23
And at the end of their kingdom, when the transgressions are completed, a king will arise, fierce in countenance and skilled in riddles.
Luke 12:3
Therefore everything that you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what {you have whispered} in the inner rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.
2 Corinthians 3:12
Therefore, [because we] have such a hope, we use much boldness,