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 put my teaching into a story; I will make my dark sayings clear with music.
Matthew 13:13
For this reason I put things into the form of stories; because they see without seeing, and give ear without hearing, and the sense is not clear to them.

Dark sayings

Proverbs 1:6
To get the sense of wise sayings and secrets, and of the words of the wise and their dark sayings.
Matthew 13:11
And he said to them in answer, To you is given the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
Mark 4:34
And without a story he said nothing to them: but privately to his disciples he made all things clear.

General references

Matthew 5:2
And with these words he gave them teaching, saying,
Mark 4:22
There is nothing covered which will not be seen openly, and nothing has been made secret which will not come to light.

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