New International Version
He told them, "The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables
King James Bible
And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
Darby Bible Translation
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,
World English Bible
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,
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Unto you it is given to know - Γνωναι, to know, is omitted by ABKL, ten others, the Coptic, and one of the Itala. The omission of this word makes a material alteration in the sense; for without it the passage may be read thus: - To you the mystery of the kingdom of God is given; but all these things are transacted in parables to those without. Griesbach leaves it doubtful. And Professor White says, probabiliter delendum. I should be inclined to omit it, were it not found in the parallel passages in Matthew and Luke, in neither of whom it is omitted by any MS. or version. See the dissertation on parabolical writing at the end of Matthew 13:58.
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Grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.--EPH. 4:15. First the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.--Till we all come to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. They measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise. But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he that commendeth himself is approved, …
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So Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
He taught them many things by parables, and in his teaching said:
When he was alone, the Twelve and the others around him asked him about the parables.
1 Corinthians 5:12
What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.
1 Timothy 3:7
He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil's trap.
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