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Definition of Parable

Parable
Parable Par"a*ble, a. [L. parabilis, fr. parare to provide.] Procurable. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Parable
Parable Par"a*ble, n. [F. parabole, L. parabola, fr. Gr. ? a placing beside or together, a comparing, comparison, a parable, fr. ? to throw beside, compare; ? beside + ? to throw; cf. Skr. gal to drop. Cf. Emblem, Gland, Palaver, Parabola, Parley, Parabole, Symbol.] A comparison; a similitude; specifically, a short fictitious narrative of something which might really occur in life or nature, by means of which a moral is drawn; as, the parables of Christ. --Chaucer. Declare unto us the parable of the tares. --Matt. xiii. 36. Syn: See Allegory, and Note under Apologue.
Parable
Parable Par"a*ble, v. t. To represent by parable. [R.] Which by the ancient sages was thus parabled. --Milton.

Meaning of Parable from wikipedia

- A parable is a succinct, didactic story, in prose or verse, that illustrates one or more instructive lessons or principles. It differs from a fable in...
- The parables of Jesus are found in the Synoptic Gospels and some of the non-canonical gospels. They form approximately one third of his recorded teachings...
- The parable of the Good Samaritan is told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke.[Lk 10:25–37] It is about a traveler who is stripped of clothing, beaten, and...
- The Parable of the Prodigal Son (also known as the parable of the Two Brothers, Lost Son, Loving Father, or of the Forgiving Father) is one of the parables...
- The Parable of the Talents (also the Parable of the Minas) is one of the parables of Jesus. It appears in two of the synoptic, canonical gospels of the...
- The Parable of the Sower (sometimes called the Parable of the Soils) is a parable of Jesus found in Matthew 13:1–23, Mark 4:1–20, Luke 8:4–15 and the...
- Parable of the Sower is a 1993 science fiction novel by American writer Octavia E. Butler. It is an apocalypse science fiction novel that provides commentary...
- The Parable of the Ten Virgins, also known as the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins or the Parable of the ten bridesmaids,[Matthew 25:1-13] is one...
- Lazarus (also called the parable of Dives and Lazarus) is a parable of Jesus appearing in the Gospel of Luke. In the parable (Luke 16:19–31), Jesus tells...
- The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (also called the "Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard" or the "Parable of the Generous Employer") is a...