Associations to the word «Parable»

Wiktionary

PARABLE, noun. A short narrative illustrating a lesson (usually religious/moral) by comparison or analogy
PARABLE, verb. (transitive) To represent by parable.
PARABLE, adjective. (obsolete) That can easily be prepared or procured; obtainable.

Dictionary definition

PARABLE, noun. A short moral story (often with animal characters).
PARABLE, noun. (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message; "the parable of the prodigal son".

Wise words

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