Mark 4:34

“But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But without a parable spake he not vnto them, and when they were alone, hee expounded all things to his disciples.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and without a parable spake he not unto them: but privately to his own disciples he expounded all things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And without a story he said nothing to them: but privately to his disciples he made all things clear.
- Basic English Bible

but without a parable spoke he not to them; and in private he explained all things to his disciples.
- Darby Bible

But without a parable he spoke not to them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.
- Webster's Bible

But except in figurative language He spoke nothing to them; while to His own disciples He expounded everything, in private.
- Weymouth Bible

Without a parable he didn't speak to them; but privately to his own disciples he explained everything.
- World English Bible

and he spak not to hem with out parable. But he expownede to hise disciplis alle thingis bi hemsilf.
- Wycliffe Bible

and without a simile he was not speaking to them, and by themselves, to his disciples he was expounding all.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 4:34


Mr 4:34 Without a parable, etc. See notes on Mt 13:36-43.

Discussion for Mark 4

  • Servant of God
    The storm at sea doesn't let up as Jesus resides in heaven and we on earth have "little faith". We must fend for ourselves, the blind leading the blind. The word has been sown. The sun came up and the earth germinated not the seed for the ground was hard. Thorns and thisles choked the Word for there was lies and corruption. But some shall hear and faint not in their pursuit of the truth, few.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    We should not let the cares of this world affect us
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    We need grow in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ
  • 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.

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