The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast

31 He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field.
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32 Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”
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33 He told them still another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty poundsaof flour until it worked all through the dough.”
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    • “ 13:33 - Or about 27 kilograms
      34 Jesus spoke all these things to the crowd in parables; he did not say anything to them without using a parable.
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      35 So was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet: “I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden since the creation of the world.”b
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