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Jesus' Use of Parables(A)

34 Jesus used parables to tell all these things to the crowds; he would not say a thing to them without using a parable. 35 (B)He did this to make come true what the prophet had said,

“I will use parables when I speak to them;
    I will tell them things unknown since the creation of the world.”

Jesus Explains the Parable of the Weeds

36 When Jesus had left the crowd and gone indoors, his disciples came to him and said, “Tell us what the parable about the weeds in the field means.”

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