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Headword: *parabolh/
Adler number: pi,294
Translated headword: saying, parable, example
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] narrative. "I will open my mouth in parables." Meaning in a narrative of ancient sayings.[1]
Also a simile.[2]
And speech, and an example. "You made us an example for the Gentiles."[3]
Greek Original:
*parabolh/: dih/ghma. a)noi/cw e)n parabolai=s to\ sto/ma mou. a)nti\ tou= e)n dihgh/sei a)rxai/wn lo/gwn. kai\ h( o(moi/wsis. kai\ to\ la/lhma, kai\ u(po/deigma. e)/qou h(ma=s ei)s parabolh\n e)n toi=s e)/qnesi.
See also pi 293, pi 295, pi 322, pi 323.
[1] Psalm 77.2 LXX (78.2 KJV); cf. Anecdota Oxoniensia ed. Cramer 2.463.20.
[2] = Etymologicum Magnum 654.28; cf. pi 295 for references to similar entries in other lexica.
[3] Psalm 43.15 LXX (44:14 KJV), with commentary by John Chrysostom PG 55.225.27 (also cited by George the Monk, Chronicon 149.22-24).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; historiography; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 April 2008@14:53:08.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented headword and notes, set status) on 12 April 2008@01:26:41.
William Hutton (added x-refs and keyword) on 12 April 2008@01:59:07.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 May 2011@10:05:10.
Catharine Roth (added a keyword) on 11 May 2011@23:37:39.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 14 August 2013@04:49:24.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 July 2014@23:36:17.
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