Mark 4:2

“And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Mark 4:2

And he taught them many things by parables, and said vnto them in his doctrine,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He was teaching them many things in parables, and was saying to them in His teaching,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he taught them many things in parables, and said unto them in his teaching,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he gave them teaching about a number of things in the form of stories, and said to them in his teaching, Give ear:
- Basic English Bible

And he taught them many things in parables. And he said to them in his doctrine,
- Darby Bible

And he taught them many things by parables, and said to them in his doctrine,
- Webster's Bible

Then He proceeded to teach them many lessons in figurative language; and in His teaching He said,
- Weymouth Bible

He taught them many things in parables, and told them in his teaching,
- World English Bible

And he tauyte hem in parablis many thingis. And he seide to hem in his techyng,
- Wycliffe Bible

and he taught them many things in similes, and he said to them in his teaching:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Mark 4:2

Wesley's Notes for Mark 4:2


4:2 He taught them many things by parables - After the usual manner of the eastern nations, to make his instructions more agreeable to them, and to impress them the more upon attentive hearers. A parable signifies not only a simile or comparison, and sometimes a proverb, but any kind of instructive speech, wherein spiritual things are explained and illustrated by natural, #Prov 1:6|. To understand a proverb and the interpretation - The proverb is the literal sense, the interpretation is the spiritual resting in the literal sense killeth, but the spiritual giveth life.


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