Definition of Parables. Meaning of Parables. Synonyms of Parables

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Definition of Parables

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 Parables from wikipedia

- apply the term "parable" only to the parables of Jesus, though that is not a common restriction of the term. Parables such as "The Prodigal Son" are central...
- "parable" can also refer to a riddle. In all times in their history the Jews were familiar with teaching by means of parables and a number of parables...
- centred around the Parable of The Seven Ravens. Dark Parables: Goldilocks and the Fallen Star is the tenth game of Dark Parables franchise. The CE was...
- are disowned. The parable has a clear eschatological theme: be prepared for the Day of Judgment. It was one of the most po****r parables in the Middle Ages...
- Although the basic story in each of these parables is essentially the same, the differences between the parables that appear in the Gospel of Matthew and...
- The Parable of the Leaven (also called the Parable of the yeast) is one of the shortest parables of Jesus. It appears in Matthew (Matthew 13:33) and Luke...
- 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...
- "On Parables" German: (Von den Gleichnissen) is a short story fragment by Franz Kafka. It was not published until 1931, seven years after his death. Max...
- 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...
- Fables and Parables (Bajki i przypowieści, 1779), by Ignacy Krasicki (1735–1801), is a work in a long international tradition of fable-writing that reaches...