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|10||Καὶ προσελθόντες οἱ μαθηταὶ εἶπαν αὐτῷ, Διὰ τί ἐν παραβολαῖς λαλεῖς αὐτοῖς;||The disciples went up to him and asked, 'Why do you speak to them in parables?'||The Purpose of the Parables Mt.13.10-17 | Mk.4.10-12 | Lk.8.9-10|
|11||ὁ δὲ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὅτι Ὑμῖν δέδοται γνῶναι τὰ μυστήρια τῆς βασιλείας τῶν οὐρανῶν, ἐκείνοις δὲ οὐ δέδοται.||He replied, 'It has been granted to you to know the secrets of the kingdom of Heaven; but to those others it has not been granted.|
|12||ὁστις γὰρ ἐχει, δοθήσεται αὐτῷ καὶ περισσευθήσεται· ὁστις δὲ οὐκ ἐχει, καὶ ὃ ἐχει ἀρθήσεται ἀπ' αὐτοῦ.||For the man who has will be given more, till he has enough and to spare; and the man who has not will forfeit even what he has.|
|13||διὰ τοῦτο ἐν παραβολαῖς αὐτοῖς λαλῶ, ὅτι βλέποντες οὐ βλέπουσιν καὶ ἀκούοντες οὐκ ἀκούουσιν οὐδὲ συνίουσιν·||That is why I speak to them in parables; for they look without seeing, and listen without hearing or understanding.|
|14||καὶ ἀναπληροῦται αὐτοῖς ἡ προφητεία Ἠσαΐου ἡ λέγουσα,
ἀκοῇ ἀκούσετε καὶ οὐ μὴ συνῆτε,
|There is a prophecy of Isaiah which is being fulfilled for them: |
"You will hear and hear, but never understand;
|- You shall indeed hear but never understand Mt.13.14-15 | Is.6.9-10 | Ez.12.2|
|15||ἐπαχύνθη γὰρ ἡ καρδία τοῦ λαοῦ τούτου,
καὶ τοῖς ὠσὶν βαρέως ἤκουσαν,
καὶ τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτῶν ἐκάμμυσαν:
μήποτε ἴδωσιν τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς
καὶ τοῖς ὠσὶν ἀκούσωσιν
καὶ τῇ καρδίᾳ συνῶσιν καὶ ἐπιστρέψωσιν,
καὶ ἰάσομαι αὐτούς.
|For this people has grown gross at heart; |
their ears are dull, and their eyes are closed.
Otherwise, their eyes might see,
their ears hear, and their heart understand,
and then they might turn again, and I would heal them."
|16||ὑμῶν δὲ μακάριοι οἱ ὀφθαλμοὶ ὅτι βλέπουσιν, καὶ τὰ ὦτα ὑμῶν ὅτι ἀκούουσιν.||'But happy are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear!|
|17||ἀμὴν γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πολλοὶ προφῆται καὶ δίκαιοι ἐπεθύμησαν ἰδεῖν ἂ βλέπετε καὶ οὐκ εἶδαν, καὶ ἀκοῦσαι ἂ ἀκούετε καὶ οὐκ ἠκουσαν.||Many prophets and saints, I tell you, desired to see what you now see, yet never saw it; to hear what you hear, yet never heard it.|
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