LXX Psalm 77:2

Septuagint

1 Give heed, O my people, to my law: incline your ear to the words of my mouth. 2 I will open my mouth in parables: I will utter dark sayings which have been from the beginning. 3 All which we have heard and known, and our fathers have declared to us. 4 They were not hid from their children to a second generation; the fathers declaring the praises of the Lord, and his mighty acts, and his wonders which he wrought. 5 And he raised up a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, to make it known to their children: Source

Date: 1st Century B.C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Matthew 13:35

New Testament

33 He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all the dough had risen.” 34 Jesus spoke all these things in parables to the crowds; he did not speak to them without a parable. 35 This fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet: “I will open my mouth in parables, I will announce what has been hidden from the foundation of the world.” 36 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him saying, “Explain to us the parable of the darnel in the field.” 37 He answered, “The one who sowed the good seed is the Son of Man. Source

Date: 70-90 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Phillips, Zack Christopher Filling Up the Word: The Fulfillment Citations in Matthew’s Gospel (pp. 265-266) Duke Univsersity, 2017

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Phillips, Zack Christopher Filling Up the Word: The Fulfillment Citations in Matthew’s Gospel (pp. 265-266) Duke Univsersity, 2017

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