Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will learn a song that imparts wisdom; I will then sing my insightful song to the accompaniment of a harp.
For this reason I speak to them in parables: Although they see they do not see, and although they hear they do not hear nor do they understand.
To discern the meaning of a proverb and a parable, the sayings of the wise and their riddles.
He replied, "You have been given the opportunity to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but they have not.
He did not speak to them without a parable. But privately he explained everything to his own disciples.