- Matthew 13:10-11
- And the disciples
came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? He answered and said
unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom
of heaven, but to them it is not given.
- Mark 4:10-11
- When he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.
nd he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without,
all these things are done in parables.
- Luke 8:9-10
- His disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be? And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God:
but to others in parables.
- John 18:20
- Jesus answered him,
I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the
temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.