the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Morrish Bible Dictionary
A dark or hidden saying, as that which Samson put forth respecting the carcase of the lion, Judges 14:12-19; and that of Ezekiel concerning the great eagle, but this is also called a 'parable.' Ezekiel 17:2 . The word is chidah, and is also translated 'dark saying, sentence, speech,' 'hard question,' and once 'proverb.'
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Riddle'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​r/riddle.html. 1897.