Mark 4:34

34 He did not say anything to them without using a parable. But when he was alone with his own disciples, he explained everything.

Mark 4:34 in Other Translations

KJV
34 But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.
ESV
34 He did not speak to them without a parable, but privately to his own disciples he explained everything.
NLT
34 In fact, in his public ministry he never taught without using parables; but afterward, when he was alone with his disciples, he explained everything to them.
MSG
34 He was never without a story when he spoke. When he was alone with his disciples, he went over everything, sorting out the tangles, untying the knots.
CSB
34 And He did not speak to them without a parable. Privately, however, He would explain everything to His own disciples.

Mark 4:34 In-Context

32 Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants, with such big branches that the birds can perch in its shade.”
33 With many similar parables Jesus spoke the word to them, as much as they could understand.
34 He did not say anything to them without using a parable. But when he was alone with his own disciples, he explained everything.
35 That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.”
36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him.

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