'Told' in the Bible
But He replied to the man who told Him, Who is My mother, and who are My brothers?
And He told them many things in parables (stories by way of illustration and comparison), saying, A sower went out to sow.
He told them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven ( sour dough) which a woman took and covered over in three measures of meal or flour till all of it was leavened.
And John's disciples came and took up the body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus.
When his fellow attendants saw what had happened, they were greatly distressed, and they went and told everything that had taken place to their master.
They answered him, Because nobody has hired us. He told them, You go out into the vineyard also and you will get whatever is just and fair.
The crowds reproved them and told them to keep still; but they cried out all the more, Lord, have pity and mercy on us, [You] Son of David!
For John came to you walking in the way of an upright man in right standing with God, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots did believe him; and you, even when you saw that, did not afterward change your minds and believe him [adhere to, trust in, and rely on what he told you].
Truly I tell you, wherever this good news (the Gospel) is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will be told also, in memory of her.
Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and He told His disciples, Sit down here while I go over yonder and pray.
Then go quickly and tell His disciples, He has risen from the dead, and behold, He is going before you to Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.
Now Simon's mother-in-law had for some time been lying sick with a fever, and at once they told Him about her.
And He told His disciples to have a little boat in [constant] readiness for Him because of the crowd, lest they press hard upon Him and crush Him.
The hog feeders ran away, and told [it] in the town and in the country. And [the people] came to see what it was that had taken place.
But the woman, knowing what had been done for her, though alarmed and frightened and trembling, fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth.
And He strictly commanded and warned them that no one should know this, and He [ expressly] told them to give her [something] to eat.
And He told them, Wherever you go into a house, stay there until you leave that place.
For John had told Herod, It is not lawful and you have no right to have your brother's wife.
The apostles [sent out as missionaries] came back and gathered together to Jesus, and told Him all that they had done and taught.
In those days when [again] an immense crowd had gathered and they had nothing to eat, Jesus called His disciples to Him and told them,
And they replied to Him, We are able. And Jesus told them, The cup that I drink you will drink, and you will be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized,
Jesus told them, I will ask you a question. Answer Me, and then I will tell you by what [sort of] authority I do these things.
But look to yourselves and be on your guard; I have told you everything beforehand.
And surely I tell you, wherever the good news (the Gospel) is proclaimed in the entire world, what she has done will be told in memory of her.
Then the disciples set out and came to the city and found [everything] just as He had told them; and they prepared the Passover.
But be going; tell the disciples and Peter, He goes before you into Galilee; you will see Him there, [just] as He told you.
And they returned [to Jerusalem] and told the others, but they did not believe them either.
Now behold, you will be and will continue to be silent and not able to speak till the day when these things take place, because you have not believed what I told you; but my words are of a kind which will be fulfilled in the appointed and proper time.
And when they saw it, they made known what had been told them concerning this Child,
And all who heard it were astounded and marveled at what the shepherds told them.
And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, just as it had been told them.
But Herod the tetrarch, who had been [repeatedly] told about his fault and reproved with rebuke producing conviction by [John] for [having] Herodias, his brother's wife, and for all the wicked things that Herod had done,
He told them a proverb also: No one puts a patch from a new garment on an old garment; if he does, he will both tear the new one, and the patch from the new [one] will not match the old [garment].
He further told them a proverb: Can a blind [man] guide and direct a blind [man]? Will they not both stumble into a ditch or a hole in the ground?
And it was told Him, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, desiring to have an interview with You.
When the herdsmen saw what had happened, they ran away and told it in the town and in the country.
And those [also] who had seen it told them how he who had been possessed with demons was restored [to health].
And when the voice had died away, Jesus was found there alone. And they kept still, and told no one at that time any of these things that they had seen.
And told them, Whoever receives and accepts and welcomes this child in My name and for My sake receives and accepts and welcomes Me; and whoever so receives Me so also receives Him Who sent Me. For he who is least and lowliest among you all -- "he is [the one who is truly] great.
But Jesus told him, Do not forbid [such people]; for whoever is not against you is for you.
And Jesus told him, Foxes have lurking holes and the birds of the air have roosts and nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.
But He told him, Man, who has appointed Me a judge or umpire and divider over you?
Then He told them a parable, saying, The land of a rich man was fertile and yielded plentifully.
And He told them this parable: A certain man had a fig tree, planted in his vineyard, and he came looking for fruit on it, but did not find [any].
Now He told a parable to those who were invited, [when] He noticed how they were selecting the places of honor, saying to them,
Also [Jesus] told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to turn coward (faint, lose heart, and give up).
He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves and were confident that they were righteous [that they were upright and in right standing with God] and scorned and made nothing of all the rest of men:
They told him, Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.
So those who were sent went away and found it [just] as He had told them.
Then He told them, Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.
And He told them a parable: Look at the fig tree and all the trees;
And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter recalled the Lord's words, how He had told him, Before the cock crows today, you will deny Me thrice.
He is not here, but has risen! Remember how He told you while He was still in Galilee
Then He said to them, This is what I told you while I was still with you: everything which is written concerning Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.
Philip sought and found Nathanael and told him, We have found (discovered) the One Moses in the Law and also the Prophets wrote about -- "Jesus from Nazareth, the [legal] son of Joseph!
If I have told you of things that happen right here on the earth and yet none of you believes Me, how can you believe (trust Me, adhere to Me, rely on Me) if I tell you of heavenly things?
Now when the Lord knew (learned, became aware) that the Pharisees had been told that Jesus was winning and baptizing more disciples than John -- "
Come, see a Man Who has told me everything that I ever did! Can this be [is not this] the Christ? [Must not this be the Messiah, the Anointed One?]
Now numerous Samaritans from that town believed in and trusted in Him because of what the woman said when she declared and testified, He told me everything that I ever did.
And they told the woman, Now we no longer believe (trust, have faith) just because of what you said; for we have heard Him ourselves [personally], and we know that He truly is the Savior of the world, the Christ.
They asked him, Who is the Man Who told you, Pick up your bed and walk?
The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus Who had made him well.
But [as] I told you, although you have seen Me, still you do not believe and trust and have faith.
And He said, This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless it is granted him [unless he is enabled to do so] by the Father.
Whereupon the Pharisees told Him, You are testifying on Your own behalf; Your testimony is not valid and is worthless.
That is why I told you that you will die in (under the curse of) your sins; for if you do not believe that I am He [Whom I claim to be -- "if you do not adhere to, trust in, and rely on Me], you will die in your sins.
But now [instead] you are wanting and seeking to kill Me, a Man Who has told you the truth which I have heard from God. This is not the way Abraham acted.
He answered, I already told you and you would not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Can it be that you wish to become His disciples also?
Jesus answered them, I have told you so, yet you do not believe Me [you do not trust Me and rely on Me]. The very works that I do by the power of My Father and in My Father's name bear witness concerning Me [they are My credentials and evidence in support of Me].
So then Jesus told them plainly, Lazarus is dead,
But some of them went back to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done.
Philip came and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip together [went] and told Jesus.
And I know that His commandment is (means) eternal life. So whatever I speak, I am saying [exactly] what My Father has told Me to say and in accordance with His instructions.
[Dear] little children, I am to be with you only a little longer. You will look for Me and, as I told the Jews, so I tell you now: you are not able to come where I am going.
In My Father's house there are many dwelling places (homes). If it were not so, I would have told you; for I am going away to prepare a place for you.
I have told you these things while I am still with you.
But the Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. And He will cause you to recall (will remind you of, bring to your remembrance) everything I have told you.
And now I have told you [this] before it occurs, so that when it does take place you may believe and have faith in and rely on Me.
I have told you these things, that My joy and delight may be in you, and that your joy and gladness may be of full measure and complete and overflowing.
Remember that I told you, A servant is not greater than his master [is not superior to him]. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word and obeyed My teachings, they will also keep and obey yours.
I have told you all these things, so that you should not be offended (taken unawares and falter, or be caused to stumble and fall away). [I told you to keep you from being scandalized and repelled.]
But I have told you these things now, so that when they occur you will remember that I told you of them. I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you.
I have told you these things in parables (veiled language, allegories, dark sayings); the hour is now coming when I shall no longer speak to you in figures of speech, but I shall tell you about the Father in plain words and openly (without reserve).
I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]
Jesus answered, I told you that I am He. So, if you want Me [if it is only I for Whom you are looking], let these men go their way.
Jesus replied, Are you saying this of yourself [on your own initiative], or have others told you about Me?
Pilate said to Him, What is Truth? On saying this he went out to the Jews again and told them, I find no fault in Him.
And they said to her, Woman, why are you sobbing? She told them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid Him.
After they were permitted to go, [the apostles] returned to their own [company] and told all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.
And this is [in effect] what God told him: That his descendants would be aliens (strangers) in a land belonging to other people, who would bring them into bondage and ill-treat them 400 years.
Trembling and astonished he asked, Lord, what do You desire me to do? The Lord said to him, But arise and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.
And recognizing Peter's voice, in her joy she failed to open the gate, but ran in and told the people that Peter was standing before the porch gate.
As they [Paul and Barnabas] went out [of the synagogue], the people earnestly begged that these things might be told to them [further] the next Sabbath.
When they arrived in Jerusalem, they were heartily welcomed by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they told them all that God had accomplished through them.
Afterward Paul remained many days longer, and then told the brethren farewell and sailed for Syria; and he was accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he [ Paul] cut his hair, for he had made a vow.
After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples and warned and consoled and urged and encouraged them; then he embraced them and told them farewell and set forth on his journey to Macedonia.
Then when we had told one another farewell, we went on board the ship, and they returned to their own homes.
Take these men and purify yourself along with them and pay their expenses [for the temple offering], so that they may have their heads shaved. Thus everybody will know that there is no truth in what they have been told about you, but that you yourself walk in observance of the Law.
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