34 occurrences

'Parable' in the Bible

To discern the meaning of a proverb and a parable, the sayings of the wise and their riddles.

"Son of man, offer a riddle, and tell a parable to the house of Israel.

He presented them with another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a person who sowed good seed in his field.

He gave them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field.

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all the dough had risen."

Jesus spoke all these things in parables to the crowds; he did not speak to them without a parable.

Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him saying, "Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field."

"Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a fence around it, dug a pit for its winepress, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went on a journey.

"Learn this parable from the fig tree: Whenever its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.

He said to them, "Don't you understand this parable? Then how will you understand any parable?

He also asked, "To what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use to present it?

Now when Jesus had left the crowd and entered the house, his disciples asked him about the parable.

Now they wanted to arrest him (but they feared the crowd), because they realized that he told this parable against them. So they left him and went away.

"Learn this parable from the fig tree: Whenever its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.

He also told them a parable: "No one tears a patch from a new garment and sews it on an old garment. If he does, he will have torn the new, and the piece from the new will not match the old.

He also told them a parable: "Someone who is blind cannot lead another who is blind, can he? Won't they both fall into a pit?

While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from one town after another, he spoke to them in a parable:

Then his disciples asked him what this parable meant.

He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,

Then Peter said, "Lord, are you telling this parable for us or for everyone?"

Then Jesus told this parable: "A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came looking for fruit on it and found none.

Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. He said to them,

So Jesus told them this parable:

While the people were listening to these things, Jesus proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately.

Then he began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey for a long time.

Then the experts in the law and the chief priests wanted to arrest him that very hour, because they realized he had told this parable against them. But they were afraid of the people.

Then he told them a parable: "Look at the fig tree and all the other trees.

Jesus told them this parable, but they did not understand what he was saying to them.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

פּארן 
Pa'ran 
Usage: 11

פּלגשׁ פּילגשׁ 
Piylegesh 
Usage: 37

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 1

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

παράδεισος 
Paradeisos 
Usage: 1

παροιμία 
Paroimia 
Usage: 3

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