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Headword: *parabolh/
Adler number: pi,293
Translated headword: parable
Vetting Status: high
A riddle-like saying and [sc. one with its meaning] hidden, tending to bring benefit.
Greek Original:
*parabolh/: lo/gos ai)nigmatw/dhs kai\ kekrumme/nos, pro\s w)fe/leian fe/rwn.
Theodoret (PG 80.148b) on Psalm 77.2 LXX (78.2 KJV); cf. John Chrysostom PG 55.225 (whence George the Monk, Chronicon 150.1, and -- post-Suda -- Etymologicum Magnum 654.20).
See also pi 294, pi 295 (with references to further similar entries), pi 322, pi 323.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; historiography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 April 2008@14:40:59.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented note, added keyword, raised status) on 12 April 2008@01:57:38.
David Whitehead (typo; other cosmetics) on 11 May 2011@10:00:50.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 14 August 2013@04:47:44.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 July 2014@23:39:43.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 26 July 2014@06:52:41.
David Whitehead (coding) on 21 May 2016@10:31:23.


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