But others fell on good ground, sprang up, and yielded [a]a crop a hundredfold.” When He had said these things He cried, (A)“He who has ears to hear, let him hear!”

The Purpose of Parables(B)

(C)Then His disciples asked Him, saying, “What does this parable mean?”

10 And He said, “To you it has been given to know the [b]mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is given in parables, that

(D)‘Seeing they may not see,
And hearing they may not understand.’

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 8:8 Lit. fruit
  2. Luke 8:10 secret or hidden truths