Definition of Parable. Meaning of Parable. Synonyms of Parable

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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

- parables have human characters. A parable is a type of analogy. Some scholars of the canonical gospels and the New Testament apply the term "parable"...
- The Parables of Jesus can be found in the synoptic gospels, in some of the non-canonical gospels, but not in the Gospel of John. They are located mainly...
- The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. It is about a traveller who is stripped of clothing, beaten, and left...
- The Stanley Parable is an interactive storytelling and walking simulator video game designed by Davey Wreden. The game was originally released on July...
- The Parable of the Prodigal Son (also known as the Two Brothers, Lost Son, Loving Father, or Lovesick Father) is one of the parables of Jesus and appears...
- The Parable of the Ten Virgins, also known as the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins or the Parable of the ten bridesmaids, is one of the well known...
- The Parable of the Mustard Seed is one of the shorter parables of Jesus. It appears in Matthew (13:31–32), Mark (4:30–32), and Luke (13:18–19). In the...
- Parable of the Sower is a science fiction novel by American writer Octavia E. Butler, the first in a two-book series. It was published in 1993. Set in...
- The Parable of the Lost Sheep is one of the parables of Jesus. It appears in the Gospels of Matthew (Matthew 18:12–14) and Luke (Luke 15:3–7). It is about...
- The Parable of the Sower (sometimes called the Parable of the Soils) is a parable of Jesus found in the three Synoptic Gospels in Matthew 13:1-23, Mark...
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