The Parable of The Leaven or The Yeast: A Useful Parable From The Bible

The Parable of The Leaven or The Yeast: A Useful Parable From The Bible


Matthew 13:33-35, ESV
He told them another parable. “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened.”

Prophecy and Parables
All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable.

This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet:
“I will open my mouth in parables;
I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.”

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Matthew 13: 33 (NCV)
Then Jesus told another story: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and hid in a large tub of flour until it made all the dough rise.”

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Matthew 13: 33-35 (KJV)
The Parable of the Leaven
Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Jesus’ Use of Parables
All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,

I will open my mouth in parables;
I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world. Psalm 78.2

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