Mark 4:11
Good News Translation
"You have been given the secret of the Kingdom of God," Jesus answered. "But the others, who are on the outside, hear all things by means of parables,

Contemporary English Version
He answered: I have explained the secret about God's kingdom to you, but for others I can use only stories.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all things are done in parables:

New American Bible
He answered them, “The mystery of the kingdom of God has been granted to you. But to those outside everything comes in parables,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he said to them: To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all things are done in parables:

Unto you.

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones.

Matthew 13:11,12,16 Who answered and said to them: Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven: but to them it is not given. . . .

Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answering said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven.

Luke 8:10 To whom he said: To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to the rest in parables, that seeing they may not see and hearing may not understand.

Luke 10:21-24 In that same hour, he rejoiced in the Holy Ghost and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hidden these things from the wise and prudent and hast revealed them to little ones. Yea, Father, for so it hath seemed good in thy sight. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:7 For who distinguisheth thee? Or what hast thou that thou hast not received, and if thou hast received, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:9 That he might make known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in him,

Ephesians 2:4-10 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us . . .

Titus 3:3-7 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. . . .

James 1:16-18 Do not err, therefore, my dearest brethren. . . .

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.

them.

1 Corinthians 5:12,13 For what have I to do to judge them that are without? Do not you judge them that are within? . . .

Colossians 4:5 Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

1 Thessalonians 4:12 0

1 Timothy 3:7 Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

all these.

Matthew 13:13 Therefore do I speak to them in parables: because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

Context
The Purpose of Jesus' Parables
10And when he was alone, the twelve that were with him asked him the parable. 11And he said to them: To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all things are done in parables: 12That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.…
Cross References
Mark 3:23
And after he had called them together, he said to them in parables: How can Satan cast out Satan?

Mark 4:2
And he taught them many things in parables, and said unto them in his doctrine:

Mark 4:10
And when he was alone, the twelve that were with him asked him the parable.

1 Corinthians 5:12
For what have I to do to judge them that are without? Do not you judge them that are within?

Colossians 4:5
Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

1 Thessalonians 4:12


1 Timothy 3:7
Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Additional Translations
He replied, “The mystery of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to those on the outside, everything is expressed in parables,

And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but to those who are outside, everything is done in parables,

And he said to them, To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all these things are done in parables:

And he said unto them, Unto you is given the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all things are done in parables:

And he said to them, To you is given [to know] the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to them who are without, all things are done in parables,

And he said unto them, Unto you is given the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all things are done in parables:

And he said to them, To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all these things are done in parables:

"To you," He replied, "has been entrusted the secret truth concerning the Kingdom of God; but to those others outside your number all this is spoken in figurative language;

He said to them, "To you is given the mystery of the Kingdom of God, but to those who are outside, all things are done in parables,

and he said to them, 'To you it hath been given to know the secret of the reign of God, but to those who are without, in similes are all the things done;
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