Matthew - the New Testament - 6 Para

And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? (13:10)

He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. (13:11)

For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath (13:12)

Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. (13:13) 57 com1

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive: (13:14) 57

For this people's heart is waxed gross, and [their] ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with [their] eyes and hear with [their] ears, and should understand with [their] heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them. (13:15) 57

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Matthew - the New Testament