11 He told them, “The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables

Read Mark 4:11 Using Other Translations

And he said unto them,Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
And he said to them, "To you has been given the secret of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is in parables,
He replied, “You are permitted to understand the secret of the Kingdom of God. But I use parables for everything I say to outsiders,