American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
An idle, groundless, and worthless story, like the mythological legends of the heathen and the vain traditions of the Jews. These were often not only false and weak, but also pernicious, 1 Timothy 4:7 Titus 1:14 2 Peter 1:16 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Fable'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/f/fable.html. 1859.