New American Standard Bible
As soon as He was alone, His followers, along with the twelve, began asking Him about the parables.
King James Bible
And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he was alone, those about him with the twelve asked him as to the parables.
World English Bible
When he was alone, those who were around him with the twelve asked him about the parables.
Young's Literal Translation
And when he was alone, those about him, with the twelve, did ask him of the simile,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
When he was alone - That is, separate from the multitude. When he withdrew from the multitude a few followed him for the purpose of more instruction.
LibraryLamps and Bushels
'And Jesus said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?'--Mark iv. 21. The furniture of a very humble Eastern home is brought before us in this saying. In the original, each of the nouns has the definite article attached to it, and so suggests that in the house there was but one of each article; one lamp, a flat saucer with a wick swimming in oil; one measure for corn and the like; one bed, raised slightly, but sufficiently to admit …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Toiling Christ
Chapter: 4:21-25 Lamp and Stand
And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, "Behold, the sower went out to sow;
And He was saying, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear."
And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,
His disciples began questioning Him as to what this parable meant.
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