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King James Dictionary
PAR'ABLE, n. L. parabilis. Easily procured. Not used.
PAR'ABLE, n. L. parabola Gr. to throw forward or against, to compare to or against as in confero, collatum, to set together, or one thing with another. A fable or allegorical relation or representation of something real in life or nature, from which a moral is drawn for instruction such as the parable of the trees choosing a king, Judges 9 . the parable of the poor man and his lamb. 2 Samuel 12 . the parable of the ten virgins, Matthew 25
PAR'ABLE, To represent by fiction or fable.
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Entry for 'Parable'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​p/parable.html.