Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:

General references

Bible References

I will

Psalm 49:4
I will incline my ear to a proverb;
I will express my riddle on the harp.
Matthew 13:13
Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

Dark sayings

Proverbs 1:6
To understand a proverb and a figure,
The words of the wise and their riddles.
Matthew 13:11
Jesus answered them, To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.
Mark 4:34
and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.

General references

Matthew 5:2
He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying,
Mark 4:22
For nothing is hidden, except to be revealed; nor has anything been secret, but that it would come to light.