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Chief Parables And Miracles in the Bible

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PARABLES IN OLD TESTAMENT

Trees choosing a king. Judges 9:7-15.

Samson's riddle. Judges 14:14.

Nathan and the eve lamb. 2 Samuel 12:1-6.

Woman of Tekoah. 2 Samuel 14:6-11.

Escaped prisoner. 1 Kings 20:35-40.

Thistle and cedar. 2 Kings 14:9.

The vine. Psalms 80:8-16.

Vineyard. Isaiah 6:1-7.

Eagle and vine. Ezekiel 17:3-10.

Lion's whelps. Ezekiel 19:2-9.

Boiling pot. Ezekiel 24:3-5.

Cedar in Lebanon. Ezekiel 31:3-18.


MIRACLES IN OLD TESTAMENT

Enoch translated. Genesis 5:24 : Hebrews 11:5.

The flood. Genesis 7:11-24.

Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed. Genesis 19:24.

Lot's wife made a salt pillar. Genesis 19:26.

Burning bush. Exodus 3:2-4.

Aaron's rod. Exodus 7:10-12.

Ten plagues of Egypt, Exodus 7:1 to Exodus 12:51 :

Waters turned to blood. Exodus 7:19-25.

Frogs. Exodus 8:6-14.

Lice. Exodus 8:17-18.

Flies. Exodus 8:24.

Murrain, (cattle plague). Exodus 9:3-6.

Boils. Exodus 9:8-11.

Thunder, hail, etc. Exodus 9:22-26.

Locusts. Exodus 10:12-19.

Darkness. Exodus 10:21-29.

Death of the firstborn. Exodus 12:29-30.

Crossing of the Red Sea. Exodus 14:21-31.

Marah's waters sweetened. Exodus 15:23-25.

Giving the manna. Exodus 16:14-35.

Water from the rock at Horeb. Exodus 17:5-7.

Nadab and Abihu. Leviticus 10:1-2.

Fart of Israel burned. Numbers 11:1-3.

Korah and his company. Numbers 16:32.

Aaron's rod budding. Numbers 17:1, etc.

Water from the rock. Meribah. Numbers 20:7-11.

Brazen serpent. Numbers 21:8-9.

Balaam's ass speaks. Numbers 22:21-35.

River Jordan crossed. Joshua 3:14-17.

Walls of Jericho fall. Joshua 6:6-20.

Jeroboam's hand withered. 1 Kings 13:4; 1 Kings 13:6.

Widow's meal and oil increased. 1 Kings 17:14-16.

Widow's son raised. 1 Kings 17:17-24.

Elijah calls fire from heaven. 1 Kings 18:28.

Ahaziah's captains consumed by fire. 2 Kings 1:10-12.

Jordan divided by Elijah and Elisha. 2 Kings 2:7-8; 2 Kings 2:14.

Elijah carried to heaven, 2 Kings 2:11.

Waters of Jericho healed. 2 Kings 2:21-22

The widow's oil multiplied. 2 Kings 4:2-7.

Shunammite's son raised. 2 Kings 4:32-37.

Naaman and Gehazi. 2 Kings 5:10-27.

The iron axe-head swims. 2 Kings 6:5-7.

Syrian army's blindness. 2 Kings 6:18; 2 Kings 6:20.

Dead man raised. 2 Kings 13:21.

Sennacherib's army destroyed. 2 Kings 19:35.

Sun-dial of Ahaz. 2 Kings 20:9-11.

Uzziah struck with leprosy. 2 Chronicles 26:16-21.

Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego in the furnace. Daniel 3:19-27.

Daniel in the den of lions. Daniel 6:16-28.

Jonah and a great fish. Jonah 2:1-10.


PARABLES IN THE GOSPELS

1. Found in Matthew only (and not found in any other Gospel).—2.

The tares. Matthew 13:1-24.

Hid treasure. Matthew 13:44.

Pearl of great price. Matthew 13:46.

Dragnet. Matthew 13:47-48.

Unmerciful servant. Matthew 18:23-34.

Laborers in the vineyard. Matthew 20:1-16.

The two sons. Matthew 21:28-32.

Marriage of king's son. Matthew 22:1-14.

Ten virgins. Matthew 25:1-13.

Ten talents. Matthew 25:14-30.

Sheep and goats. Matthew 25:31-46.

2. Found in Mark only.—2.

The seed. Mark 4:26-29.

Householder. Mark 13:34-36.

3. Found in Luke only.—17.

Two debtors. Luke 7:41-43.

Good Samaritan. Luke 10:25-37.

Friend at midnight. Luke 11:5-8.

Rich fool. Luke 12:16-21.

Servants watching. Luke 12:35-40.

The servant on trial. Luke 12:42-48.

Barren fig tree. Luke 13:6-9.

Great supper. Luke 14:16-24.

Tower and warring king. Luke 14:28-33.

The lost silver. Luke 15:8-10.

Prodigal (lost) son. Luke 15:11-32.

The shrewd steward. Luke 16:1-8.

Rich man and Lazarus. Luke 16:19-31.

Unprofitable servants. Luke 17:7-10.

Unjust Judge. Luke 18:1-8.

Pharisee and publican. Luke 18:9-14.

Ten pounds. Luke 19:12-27.

4. In Matthew and Luke only.—3.

House on rock and sand. Matthew 7:24-27; Luke 6:48-49.

The leaven. Matthew 13:33; Luke 13:20.

Lost sheep. Matthew 18:12; Luke 15:3-7.

5. In Matthew, Mark and Luke only.—7.

Light under a bushel. Matthew 5:15 : Mark 4:21; Luke 8:16.

Cloth and garment. Matthew 9:16; Mark 2:21; Luke 5:36.

Wine and bottles. Matthew 9:17 : Mark 2:22; Luke 5:37.

The sower. Matthew 13:1-58; Mark 4:1-41; Luke 8:1-56.

Mustard seed. Matthew 13:1-58; Mark 4:1-41; Luke 13:1-35.

Wicked husbandmen. Matthew 21:1-46; Mark 12:1-44; Luke 20:1-47.

The fig tree and the trees. Matthew 24:1-51; Mark 13:1-37; Luke 21:1-38.


MIRACLES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT

A. In the Gospels.

1. Found in Matthew only (not in any other Gospel).—3.

Two blind men see. Matthew 9:27-31.

Dumb demoniac. Matthew 9:32-33.

Money (shekel) in the fish. Matthew 17:24-27.

2. Found in Mark only.—2.

Deaf and dumb cured. Mark 7:31-37.

Blind man made to see. Mark 8:22-26.

3. Found in Luke only.—6.

Draught of fishes. Luke 5:1-11.

Raising widow's son. Luke 7:11-15.

Infirm woman healed. Luke 13:11-15.

Dropsy cured. Luke 14:1-6.

Ten lepers cleansed. Luke 17:11-19.

Malchus' ear healed. Luke 22:50-51.

4. Found in John only.—6.

Water made wine at Cana. John 2:1-11.

Nobleman's son healed. John 4:46-54.

Impotent man at Bethesda. John 5:1-9.

Sight to man born blind. John 9:1-7.

Lazarus raised to life. John 11:38-44.

Draught of 153 fishes. John 21:1-14.

5. In Matthew and Mark only.—3.

Syrophœnician's daughter. Matthew 15:1-39; Mark 7:1-37.

Four thousand fed. Matthew 15:1-39; Mark 8:1-38.

Withered fig tree. Matthew 21:1-46; Mark 11:1-33.

6. In Matthew and Luke only.—2.

Centurion's servant. Matthew 8:1-34; Luke 7:1-50.

Blind and dumb demoniac. Matthew 12:1-50 : Luke 11:1-54.

7. In Mark and Luke only.—2.

Demoniac in synagogue. Mark 1:1-45; Luke 4:1-44.

The ascension of Jesus. Mark 16:19 : Luke 24:51; (Acts 1:9-10.)

8. In Matthew, Mark and Luke only.—10.

Peter's mother-in-law. Matthew 8:1-34; Mark 1:1-45; Luke 4:1-44.

Storm stilled. Matthew 8:1-34; Mark 4:1-41; Luke 8:1-56; Devils at Gadara. Matthew 8:1-34; Mark 5:1-43; Luke 8:1-56.

Leper cured. Matthew 8:1-34; Mark 2:1-28; Luke 5:1-39.

Jairus' daughter. Matthew 9:1-38; Mark 5:1-43; Luke 8:1-56.

Woman's issue of blood. Matthew 9:1-38; Mark 5:1-43; Luke 8:1-56.

Palsy cured. Matthew 9:1-38; Mark 2:1-28; Luke 5:1-39.

Withered hand. Matthew 12:1-50; Mark 3:1-35; Luke 6:1-49.

Demoniac child. Matthew 17:1-27; Mark 9:1-50; Luke 9:1-62.

Blind of Jericho. Matthew 20:1-34; Mark 10:1-52; Luke 18:1-43.

9. In Matthew, Mark and John only.—1

Walking on the sea. Matthew 14:1-36; Mark 6:1-56; John 6:1-71.

10. In all the Gospels.—2.

Five thousand fed. Matthew 14:1-36; Mark 6:1-56; Luke 9:1-62; John 6:1-71.

Jesus' resurrection. Matthew 28:1-20; Mark 16:1-20; Luke 24:1-53; John 20:1-31; (Acts 1:1-26).

B. Miracles in the Acts.—16.

Pentecostal tongues. Acts 2:1-4.

Lame man healed. Acts 3:2-10.

Ananias and Sapphira. Acts 5:1-10.

Angel opens the prison. Acts 5:19.

Unclean spirits cast out. Acts 8:6-7.

Saul's conversion. Acts 9:3-18.

Eneas healed by Peter. Acts 9:32-34.

Dorcas raised to life. Acts 9:36-41.

Angel delivers Peter. Acts 12:4-12.

Elymas struck blind. Acts 13:8-11.

Lame man at Lystra. Acts 14:8-10.

Evil spirit cast out. Acts 16:16-18.

Prison opened at Philippi. Acts 16:25-31.

Eutychus restored. Acts 20:9-12.

Viper from Paul's hand. Acts 28:3-6.

Father of Publius healed. Acts 28:8-9.


TABLE OF TIME

Hebrew divisions of the day.

Civil day = from sunset one evening to sunset the next evening.

Night Watches (Ancient).

First watch (Lamentations 2:19), to about 10 or 11 p.m.

Second watch (Judges 7:19), to about 2 a.m.

Third (morning) watch (Exodus 14:24), to sunrise.

Night Watches (New Testament).

First watch (evening), sunset to 9 p.m.

Second watch (midnight), 9 to 12 p.m.

Third watch (cockcrowing), 12 to 3 a.m.

Fourth watch (morning), 3 to sunrise.

THE YEAR.

The Hebrew sacred year began with the Passover; the civil year with the feast of Trumpets. (See page 158.)

DAY DIVISIONS.—ROMAN TIME.

(New Testament.)

The natural day (from sunrise to sunset), the Romans divided into twelve equal parts. The following table shows the approximate beginning of each of the twelve hours; equal in midsummer to 1¼, and in midwinter to ¾, of one of our hours.

Roman Hour.

In Midsummer Began

In Midwinter Began

1st hour.

about 4.30 a.m.

about 7.30 a.m.

2nd "

" 5.45 "

" 8.15 "

3rd "

" 7. "

" 9.

4th "

" 8.15 "

" 9.45 "

5th "

" 9.30 "

" 10.30 "

6th "

" 10.45 "

" 11.15 "

7th "

" 12. M.

" 12. M.

8th "

" 1.15 p.m.

" 12.45 p.m.

9th "

" 2.30 "

" 1.30 "

10th "

" 3.45 "

" 2.15 "

11th "

" 5. "

" 3. "

12th "

" 6.15 "

" 3.45 "

Day ends.

" 7.30 "

" 4.30 "


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Bibliography Information
Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Chief Parables And Miracles in the Bible'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/c/chief-parables-and-miracles-in-the-bible.html. 1893.

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