Luke 8:4

4 While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, he told this parable:

Read Luke 8:4 Using Other Translations

And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable:
And when a great crowd was gathering and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable:
One day Jesus told a story in the form of a parable to a large crowd that had gathered from many towns to hear him:

What does Luke 8:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 8:4

And when much people were gathered together
To Jesus, as he was by the sea side, the sea of Galilee, or Tiberias:

and were come to him out of every city;
of Galilee, to hear him preach, and see miracles:

he spake by a parable;
the following things.

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