Definition of Parables

1. Noun. (plural of parable) ¹



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Definition of Parables

1. parable [n] - See also: parable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parables

parabenzoquinone
parabioses
parabiosis
parabiotic
parabiotic flap
parabiotically
parablast
parablastic
parablasts
parable
parabled
parablelike
parablepsia
parablepsis
parablepsy
parables (current term)
parabling
parabola
parabolae
parabolas
parabole
paraboles
parabolic
parabolic geometry
parabolic mirror
parabolic reflector
parabolical
parabolically
parabolicity
parabolics

Literary usage of Parables

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
""Heretics draw the parables whither they will, not whither they ought", ... From all this it appears that St. Matthew has brought the parables together for ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The first of those common to the Synoptics relates to the parable of the sower, the two peculiar to Matthew expound the parables of the tares and the net ..."

3. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1852)
"Of this description are the parables of te grain of mustard seed, of leaven, of the hidden treasure, and le pearl of great price (Matt xiii. 31—33.44—46. ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1884)
"THE parables OF CHRIST.*—The author divides the parables into three divisions: Theoretic parables, uttered as a teacher for the instruction of his disciples ..."

5. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1884)
"THE parables OF CHRIST.*—The author divides the parables into three divisions: Theoretic parables, uttered as a teacher for if Instruction of his disciples ..."

6. Cyclopaedia Bibliographica: A Library Manual of Theological and General ...by James Darling by James Darling (1854)
"Trench, RC Notes on the parables of our Lord. Third edition. 8°. Lond. 1 848. 3. The Parable of tit Sever- Taylor, T. The Parable of the Sower and the Seed. ..."

7. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Luke by Alfred Plummer (1896)
"Whence did Luke obtain the eighteen parables which he alone records? And whence did Matthew obtain the ten parables which he alone records? ..."

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