Matthew 13:11

“He answered, and said vnto them, Because it is giuen vnto you to know the mysteries of the kingdome of heauen, but to them it is not giuen.”

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Other Translations

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.
- King James Version

Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he answered and said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them in answer, To you is given the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
- Basic English Bible

And he answering said to them, Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it is not given;
- Darby Bible

He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
- Webster's Bible

Because, He replied, "while to you it is granted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of the Heavens, to them it is not.
- Weymouth Bible

He answered them, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but it is not given to them.
- World English Bible

And he answeride, and seide to hem, `For to you it is youun to knowe the priuytees of the kyngdom of heuenes; but it is not youun to hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he answering said to them that -- `To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of the heavens, and to these it hath not been given,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 13:11


13:11 To you, who have, it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven - The deep things which flesh and blood cannot reveal, pertaining to the inward, present kingdom of heaven. But to them who have not, it is not given - Therefore speak I in parables, that ye may understand, while they do not understand.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 13:11


Mt 13:11 Given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom. Truths that the uninstructed multitude are not yet prepared for. Every one knows that the lessons given must be adapted to the state of the pupil. Spiritual preparations is needful to understand the deeper spiritual truths (1Co 2:6,11).

Discussion for Matthew 13

  • BSP
    Verse 23 We all have different circumstances in life and can all give different amount of time. Jehovah God wants us to give him our very best and he views us as individuals.
  • Obbie Beal
    note: not food ,clothing, shelter, ..., ..., is on Jesus mind, but T K of Heaven, T K of Heaven, (the place prepared for those Born-Again) is /was mightily on Jesus mind.
  • Bruce
    Alex: There are Three in HeavenThe Father,The Word, The Holy Ghost(1john 5:7)
    The Word was Made Flesh and Dwelt Among Us(John1:14)The Son of God. He is The Living Word(Hebrews4:12 Quick Means Living) Like you Said,The Wheat are The Saved.You have everything Kind of Right Just a Little Mixed Up. Hard to Understand. It's Just a Story, Picture of Salvation and End of World. Holy Ghost is Not H.G
  • ALEX
    JESUS SAID THAT SATAN WAS THE FATHER OF THE TARES B/C HE SOWS TH TARES WHICH MEANS THAT CHRIST IS THE FATHER OF TH WHEAT SIMPLY B/C HE IS THE ONE WHO SOWS THE WHEAT. THUS THE WHEAT HAS TO BE TH H.G SIMPLY B/C THE SEED IS THE LIVING WORD THATS Y THE H,G FELL ON THEM THAT HEARD HIS WORDS HIS SEEDS. AND HE SAYS THAT WHEAT ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE KINGDOM IMPLING HIS CHILDREN THAT ARE BORN IN US TH H.G
  • ALEX
    OUR HEARTS IS LIKE A GARDEN WHERE THE GOOD SEED WILL BE SOWN FORMING CHRIST IN US WHICH IS THE H.G THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE SPIRIT IS SPIRIT GESTATION IN THE SPRITUAL REALM HEARING HIS VOICESEED EQUATES TO CONCEPTION N GESTATION A HEAVENLY BIRTH A GIFT FROM ABOVE NOT OF THIS WORLD WHEN A WOMAN IS PREGNANT SHE HAS TO SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR TH EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN, UNTO US A CHILD IS
  • ALEX
    OWE CANNOT DO AWAY WITH HIS PRECIOUS SEED WHICH IS HIS WORD.JESUS SAID THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS LIKE A MAN WHO SOWS SEED N HIS FIELD THUS THE KINGDOM WILL COME VIA A SEED UNLESS THE LORD OF THE SABBATH HAD LEFT US A SEED WE WD HAVE BEEN MADE UNTO SODOM AND GOMARRAH THATS WHAT THE NEW COVENANT IS HIS WORDS/SEEDS PLANTED IN OUR HEARTS AND MINDS INITIATING A BIRTH OF CHRIST IN US FORMING CHRIST IN US GB

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