Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 13:34 in English Standard Version "All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable." Mt 13:3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. Mr 4:33 With many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it. Joh 16:25 “I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father. Joh 16:29 His disciples said, “Ah, now you are speaking plainly and not using figurative speech!