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John 10:6

    John 10:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    This parable spoke Jesus to them: but they understood not what things they were which he spoke to them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In this Jesus was teaching them in the form of a story: but what he said was not clear to them.

    Webster's Revision

    This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.

    World English Bible

    Jesus spoke this parable to them, but they didn't understand what he was telling them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.

    Definitions for John 10:6

    Parable - An utterance that involves a comparison.

    Barnes' Notes on John 10:6

    This parable - See the notes at Matthew 13:3.

    They understood not ... - They did not understand the meaning or design of the illustration.

    Wesley's Notes on John 10:6

    10:6 They - The Pharisees, to whom our Lord more immediately spake, as appears from the close of the foregoing chapter .