Mark 4:13

“And he said vnto them, Know ye not this parable? And how then will you know all parables?”

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Other Translations

And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?
- King James Version

And He *said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? How will you understand all the parables?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he saith unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how shall ye know all the parables?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, If you are not clear about this story, how will you be clear about the others?
- Basic English Bible

And he says to them, Do ye not know this parable? and how will ye be acquainted with all the parables?
- Darby Bible

And he said to them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?
- Webster's Bible

Do you all miss the meaning of this parable? He added; "how then will you understand the rest of my parables?"
- Weymouth Bible

He said to them, "Don't you understand this parable? How will you understand all of the parables?
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, Knowe not ye this parable? and hou ye schulen knowe alle parablis?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he saith to them, `Have ye not known this simile? and how shall ye know all the similes?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 4:13


4:13 Know ye not this parable? - Which is as it were the foundation of all those that I shall speak hereafter; and is so easy to be understood?


Discussion for Mark 4

  • Mary Leonard
    We can learn so much from this chapter if people would just open up their eyes and ears. As Jesus said, "you have eyes, but cannot see." "you have ears, yet you cannot hear." We need to take His Words and apply them to our daily life and share with others to bring forth fruit to grow for the Kingdom of God.
  • Vanessa
    we live in a world where many thorns and thistles are rising trying to choke out the truth putting it away in a closet or covering it up, we are to be the light not blinded by darkness that think they are doing good by God but still in the grips of the fowler, it's not about the world and embracing sin but delivering the word, a house cant stand divided, you cant have it both ways God Bless
  • Obbie Beal

    18 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful. (education, more education, laziness, money, more money, careers, cars, cloths, anger, meanness, can easily be thorn(s) in our life if allowed; these will choke the word
  • Stan jett
    Whats the difference in the 'kingdom of God' and the 'kingtom of Heaven'?
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:24 and HE said unto them take heed what you hear with what measure you mete it shall be measured unto you and unto --- YOU THAT HEAR --- shall more be given --4:25-- for he that hath to him shall be given and he that hath not --- from him shall be taken even that --- WHICH HE HATH --- ACTS 5:20 GO STAND AND SPEAK IN THE TEMPLE TO THE PEOPLE ---ALL THE WORDS OF THIS LIFE ---
  • BSP
    Verse 9~Jesus did not just want people to hear his words, but he wanted people to act on them.

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