Mark 4:33

“And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And with many such parables spake hee the word vnto them, as they were able to heare it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And with a number of such stories he gave them his teaching, as they were able to take it:
- Basic English Bible

And with many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear,
- Darby Bible

And with many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it.
- Webster's Bible

With many such parables He used to speak the Message to them according to their capacity for receiving it.
- Weymouth Bible

With many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it.
- World English Bible

And in many suche parablis he spak to hem the word, as thei myyten here;
- Wycliffe Bible

And with many such similes he was speaking to them the word, as they were able to hear,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 4:33


4:33 He spake the word as they were able to hear it - Adapting it to the capacity of his hearers; and speaking as plain as he could without offending them. A rule never to be forgotten by those who instruct others.


Discussion for Mark 4

  • BSP
    Verses 18 and 19: The anxieties of life and wanting material things can cause one's love for God and for God's Word to be choked out and die.
  • Cody
    There is not a storm big enough god can not handle in a blink of an eye
  • BSP
    Verse 24 reminds me of the principle that you get out of something how much you put into something.
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:14 THE SOWER SOWETH THE WORD 4:15 AND THESE ARE THEY BY THE WAYSIDE WHERE THE WORD IS SOWN BUT WHEN THEY HAVE HEARD satan COMETH IMMEDIATELY AND TAKETH AWAY THE WORD THAT WAS SOWN IN THEIR HEARTS 4:16 AND THESE ARE THEY LIKEWISE WHICH ARE SOWN ON STONY GROUND WHO WHEN THEY HAVE HEARD THE WORD IMMEDIATELY RECEIVE IT WITH GLADNESS
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:17 AND HAVE NO ROOT IN THEMSELVES AND SO ENDURE BUT FOR A TIME AFTERWARD WHEN AFFLICTION OR PERSECUTION ARISETH FOR THE WORDS SAKE IMMEDIATELY THEY ARE OFFENDED 4:18 AND THESE ARE THEY WHICH ARE SOWN AMONG THORNS SUCH AS HEAR THE WORD
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:19 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 4:20 AND THESE ARE THEY WHICH ARE SOWN ON GOOD GROUND SUCH AS HEAR THE WORD AND RECEIVE IT AND BRING FORTH FRUIT SOME THIRTYFOLD SOME SIXTY AND SOME AN HUNDRED

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