Luke 8:9

9 His disciples asked him what this parable meant.

Read Luke 8:9 Using Other Translations

And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?
And when his disciples asked him what this parable meant,
His disciples asked him what this parable meant.

What does Luke 8:9 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 8:9

And his disciples asked him
That is, as Mark says, "when he was alone"; after the multitude were departed, and they were by themselves, it may be in some house with other disciples:

saying, what might this parable be?
what is the sense and meaning of it? According to Matthew, they asked why he spake in parables to the people; and to such a question the following words are a proper answer.

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