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Category:Parables

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Parable:
- any one of the stories told by Jesus Christ to illustrate, compare, teach, or convey an allegory using a familiar event that had a deeper meaning and explained a concept that could be more easily understood.
- a short story that uses familiar events to illustrate a religious or ethical point.

Jesus' Use of Parables:
Matthew 13:34 - 13:35
Mark 4:33 - 4:34

Par"a*ble, a. Etym: [L. parabilis, Fr. parare to provide.]

Defn: procurable. [obs.] Sir T. Browne.

Parable
Par"a*ble, n. Etym: [f. parabole, l. parabola, fr. Gr. gal to drop.
Cf. Emblem, gland, palaver, parabola, parley, parabole, symbol.]

Defn: 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. Matthew 13:36

Syn.
-- see allegory, and note under apologue.

Parable
Par"a*ble, v. t.

Defn: to represent by parable. [r.]
Which by the ancient sages was thus parabled. Milton.

See also: Allegory
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# Parable Saint Matthew Saint Mark Saint Luke Image
1 Salt Parable Matthew 5:13 Mark 9:50 Luke 14:34 Salt 001.jpg
2 Lamp on a Stand Matthew 5:15 Mark 4:21 Luke 8:16
Luke 11:33
Candle 001.jpg
3 Going before the Judge Matthew 5:25-5:26 Luke 12:58 - 12:59 Gavel (PSF).png
4 Serving Two Masters Matthew 6:24 - 6:25 Luke 16:13 Rich Fool - Rembrandt - Der reiche Narr.jpg
5 Good and Bad Fruit Matthew 7:16 - 7:20 Luke 6:43 - 6:44 Blueberries, Black Plum, Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Sweet Cherries, Avocado, Navel Orange, And Red Grapes 001.jpg
6 Two Houses Matthew 7:24 - 7:27 Luke 6:47 - 6:49 The House on Rock 001.jpg
7 Garments and Wineskins Matthew 9:16 - 9:17 Mark 2:21 - 2:22 Luke 5:36 - 5:39 Niko Pirosmani. Porter with a Wineskin.jpg
8 Children in the Market Place Matthew 11:16 - 11:19 Luke 7:31 - 7:35 Children in the marketplace Mat 11 16.jpg
9 Strong Man Matthew 12:29 Mark 3:27 Luke 11:21 Armor 002.jpg
10 Return of the Unclean Spirit Matthew 12:43 - 12:45 Luke 11:24 - 11:26 [[File:|100px]]
11 Sower & Seed Matthew 13:3 - 13:9 Mark 4:3 - 4:8 Luke 8:5 - 8:8 Parable of the Sower 001.jpg
12 Why Jesus Uses Parables Matthew 13:10 - 13:17 Mark 4:10 - 4:12 Luke 8:9 - 8:10 Jesus teaching how to pray 001.jpg
13 Interpretation of Sower & Seed Matthew 13:18 - 13:23 Mark 4:13 - 4:20 Luke 8:11 - 8:15 The Sower.jpg
14 Wheat and Tares Matthew 13:24 - 13:30 Enemy sowing seeds 001.jpg
15 Mustard Seed Matthew 13:31 - 13:32 Mark 4:30 - 4:31 - 4:32 Luke 13:18 -13:19 Mustard seeds 001.jpg
16 Leaven Matthew 13:33 Luke 13:20 - 13:21 Woman kneading yeast into dough 001.jpg
17 Why Jesus Uses Parables Matthew 13:34 - 13:35 Mark 4:33 - 4:34 Jesus teaching 001.jpg
18 Interpretation of Wheat & Tares Matthew 13:36 - 13:43 Enemy sowing seeds 001.jpg
19 Treasure Matthew 13:44 Treasure hid in a field.jpg
20 Pearl of Great Price Matthew 13:45 - 13:46 Pearl of Great Price.jpg
21 Net Matthew 13:47 - 13:48 Parable of Drawing in the Net 02.jpg
22 Lost Sheep Matthew 18:12 - 18:14 Luke 15:3 - 15:7 Good Shepherd 005.jpg
23 Unmerciful Servant Matthew 18:23 - 18:35 Unmerciful Servant.jpg
24 Vineyard Owner and Laborers Matthew 20:1 - 20:16 Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard 002.jpg
25 Two Sons Matthew 21:28 - 21:32 [[File:|100px]]
26 Wicked Tenants Matthew 21:33 - 21:44 Mark 12:1 - 12:11 Luke 20:9 - 20:18 The Son of the Vineyard - Le fils de la vigne.jpg
27 Great Feast Matthew 22:1 - 22:10 Luke 14:16 - 14:24 Come for everything is now ready Luke 14 a.jpg
28 Guest without a Wedding Garment Matthew 22:1-14 Improper Dress at the Marriage Feast by Millais.jpg
29 Budding Fig Tree Matthew 24:32 - 24:33 Mark 13:28 - 13:29 Luke 21:29 - 21:31 Figs 001.jpg
30 Thief Matthew 24:42 - 24:44 Luke 12:39 - 12:40 Owner of house and thief 002.jpg
31 Servant Entrusted with Supervision Matthew 24:45 - 24:51 Luke 12:42 - 12:46 [[File:|100px]]
32 Wise and Foolish Virgins Matthew 25:1 - 25:13 (cf. Luke 13:25) Ten Virgins-Matthew 25 1 - 13a.jpg
33 Talents or Pounds Matthew 25:14 - 25:30 Luke 19:12 - 19:27 Parable of the Talents 001.jpg
34 Last Judgement / Sheep & Goats Matthew 25:31 - 25:46 I was hungry - Matthew 25 34-37.jpg
35 Two Debtors Luke 7:40 - 7:43 A story about forgiving.jpg
36 Good Samaritan Luke 10:30 - 10:37 Good Samaritan 006.jpg
37 Friend Asking for Help at Midnight Luke 11:5 - 11:8 Golden Rule - Everything you want men to do to you do also to them Matthew 7-12.jpg
38 Rich Fool Luke 12:16 - 12:21 Bales of Hay in Front of Barn at Small farm near Ames, Iowa 001.jpg
39 Faithful Servants (cf. Mark 13:33 - 13:37 Luke 12:35 - 12:38 Oil Lamp Symbol 001.jpg
40 Barren Fig Tree Luke 13:6–9 Vine Dresser and the Fig Tree 001.jpg
41 Closed Door (cf. Matthew 25:10 - 25:12) Luke 13:24 - 13:30 Castle door 001.jpg
42 Choice of Places at Table Luke 14:7 - 14:11 White House State Dining Room 001.jpg
43 Building a Tower Luke 14:28 - 14:30 Tower of David 001.jpg
44 King Planning for Battle Luke 14:31 - 14:32 Destruction of Jerusalem is foretold Luke 21.jpg
45 Lost Coin Luke 15:8 - 15:10 Lost Drachma 001.jpg
46 Prodigal Son Luke 15:11-32 Prodigal Son 003.jpg
47 Unjust Steward Luke 16:1 - 16:8 Enterprising Steward 001.jpg
48 Poor Lazarus and Rich Man Luke 16:19 - 16:31 Poor Lazarus at the Rich Mans Door 001.jpg
49 Servant's Reward Luke 17:7 - 17:10 Man at the Plow.jpg
50 Unjust Judge Luke 18:1-8 Parable of the Unjust Judge - John Everett Millais.jpg
51 Pharisee and the Tax Collector Luke 18:9 - 18:14 Pharisee and Tax Collector 003.jpg
52 Nobleman Who Received a Kingdom Luke 19:12, 19:14, 19:15a, 19:27 Polish magnates 1576-1586.PNG
53 Doorkeeper Mark 13:33 - 13:37 (cf. Luke 12:35 - 12:38) Bible41Mar13 35-37 07.jpg

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