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Matthew 13:10

    Matthew 13:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the disciples came, and said to him, Why speak you to them in parables?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the disciples came and said to him, Why do you say things to them in the form of stories?

    Webster's Revision

    And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

    World English Bible

    The disciples came, and said to him, "Why do you speak to them in parables?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 13:10

    Christ, in these verses, gives a "reason" why he used this manner of instruction. See also Mark 4:10-12; Luke 8:9-10.