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Mark 4:13

13 Then Jesus said to them, “Don’t you understand this parable? How then will you understand any parable?

Read Mark 4:13 Using Other Translations

And he said unto them,Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?
And he said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? How then will you understand all the parables?
Then Jesus said to them, “If you can’t understand the meaning of this parable, how will you understand all the other parables?

What does Mark 4:13 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 4:13

And he saith unto them, know ye not this parable?
&c.] So easy to be understood, taken from things common, and which fall under every one's observation:

and how then will you know all parables?
if not this single one, and which is so plain, how will ye be able to understand the numerous parables hereafter to be related, and which will be much more difficult?

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