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Lexicon :: Strong's G3850 - parabolē

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παραβολή
Transliteration
parabolē (Key)
Pronunciation
par-ab-ol-ay'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:744,773

Strong’s Definitions

παραβολή parabolḗ, par-ab-ol-ay'; from G3846; a similitude ("parable"), i.e. (symbolic) fictitious narrative (of common life conveying a moral), apothegm or adage:—comparison, figure, parable, proverb.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's G3850 in the following manner: parable (46x), figure (2x), comparison (1x), proverb (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's G3850 in the following manner: parable (46x), figure (2x), comparison (1x), proverb (1x).
  1. a placing of one thing by the side of another, juxtaposition, as of ships in battle

  2. metaph.

    1. a comparing, comparison of one thing with another, likeness, similitude

    2. an example by which a doctrine or precept is illustrated

    3. a narrative, fictitious but agreeable to the laws and usages of human life, by which either the duties of men or the things of God, particularly the nature and history of God's kingdom are figuratively portrayed

    4. a parable: an earthly story with a heavenly meaning

  3. a pithy and instructive saying, involving some likeness or comparison and having preceptive or admonitory force

    1. an aphorism, a maxim

  4. a proverb

  5. an act by which one exposes himself or his possessions to danger, a venture, a risk

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παραβολή parabolḗ, par-ab-ol-ay'; from G3846; a similitude ("parable"), i.e. (symbolic) fictitious narrative (of common life conveying a moral), apothegm or adage:—comparison, figure, parable, proverb.
STRONGS NT 3850: παραβολή
παραβολή, παραβολῆς, (παραβάλλω, which see), the Sept. for מָשָׁל;
1. a placing of one thing by the side of another, juxtaposition, as of ships in battle, Polybius 15, 2, 13; Diodorus 14, 60.
2. metaphorically, a comparing, comparison of one thing with another, likeness, similitude (Plato, Isocrates, Polybius, Plutarch): universally, Matthew 24:32; Mark 13:28; an example by which a doctrine or precept is illustrated, Mark 3:23; Luke 14:7; a thing serving as a figure of something else, Hebrews 9:9; this meaning also very many interpreters give the word in Hebrews 11:19, but see 5 below; specifically, "a narrative, fictitious but agreeable to the laws and usages of human life, by which either the duties of men or the things of God, particularly the nature and history of God's kingdom, are figuratively portrayed" (cf. B. D., see under the words, Fable, Parable (and references there; add Aristotle, rhet. 2, 20, 2ff and Cope's notes)): Matthew 13:3, 10, 13, 24, 31, 33-35, 53; Matthew 21:33, 45; (Matthew 22:1); Mark 4:2, 10,(Mark 4:11),Mark 4:13,30,33f; (Mark 7:17); Mark 12:1,(Mark 12:12); Luke 8:4, 9-11; Luke 12:16, 41; Luke 13:6; Luke 14:7; Luke 15:3; Luke 18:1, 9; Luke 19:11; Luke 20:9, 19; Luke 21:29; with a genitive of the person or thing to which the contents of the parable refer (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1 a.): τοῦ σπείροντος, Matthew 13:18; τῶν ζιζανίων, Matthew 13:36; τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν παραβολή τιθέναι (literally, to set forth the kingdom of God in a parable), to illustrate (the nature and history of) the kingdom of God by the use of a parable, Mark 4:30 L text T Tr text WH.
3. "a pithy and instructive saying, involving some likeness or comparison and having preceptive or admonitory force; an aphorism, a maxim": Luke 5:36; Luke 6:39; Matthew 15:15 (Proverbs 1:6; Ecclesiastes 1:17; Sir. 3:29(27); Sir 13:26(25), etc.). Since sayings of this kind often pass into proverbs, παραβολή is
4. a proverb: Luke 4:23 (1 Samuel 10:12; Ezekiel 12:22; Ezekiel 18:2f).
5. an act by which one exposes himself or his possessions to danger, a venture, risk (in which sense the plural seems to be used by Plutarch, Aratus 22: διά πολλῶν ἑλιγμων καί παραβολῶν περαινοντες πρός τό τεῖχος (cf. Diodorus Siculus fragment book 30:9, 2; also variant in Thucydides 1, 131, 2 (and Poppo at the passage))); ἐν παραβολή, in risking him, i. e. at the very moment when he exposed his son to mortal peril (see παραβολεύομαι), Hebrews 11:19 (Hesychius ἐκ παραβολῆς. ἐκ παρακινδυνευματος); others with less probability explain it, in a figure, i. e. as a figure, either of the future general resurrection of all men, or of Christ offered up to God and raised again from the dead; others otherwise.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
10:12
Proverbs
1:6
Ecclesiastes
1:17
Ezekiel
12:22; 18:2
Matthew
13; 13:3; 13:10; 13:13; 13:18; 13:24; 13:31; 13:36; 13:53; 15:15; 21:33; 21:45; 22:1; 24:32
Mark
3:23; 4:2; 4:10; 4:11; 4:13; 4:30; 4:30; 4:33; 7:17; 12:1; 12:12; 13:28
Luke
4:23; 5:36; 6:39; 8; 8:4; 12:16; 12:41; 13:6; 14:7; 14:7; 15:3; 18:1; 18:9; 19:11; 20:9; 20:19; 21:29
Hebrews
9:9; 11:19; 11:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3850 matches the Greek παραβολή (parabolē),
which occurs 50 times in 48 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:3 - καὶ ἐλάλησεν αὐτοῖς πολλὰ ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 λέγων ἰδοὺ ἐξῆλθεν σπείρων τοῦ σπείρειν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:10 - καὶ προσελθόντες οἱ μαθηταὶ εἶπαν αὐτῷ διὰ τί ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 λαλεῖς αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:13 - διὰ τοῦτο ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 αὐτοῖς λαλῶ ὅτι βλέποντες οὐ βλέπουσιν καὶ ἀκούοντες οὐκ ἀκούουσιν οὐδὲ συνίουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:18 - ὑμεῖς οὖν ἀκούσατε τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 τοῦ σπείραντος
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:24 - ἄλλην παραβολὴν G3850 παρέθηκεν αὐτοῖς λέγων ὡμοιώθη βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν ἀνθρώπῳ σπείραντι καλὸν σπέρμα ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:31 - ἄλλην παραβολὴν G3850 παρέθηκεν αὐτοῖς λέγων ὁμοία ἐστὶν βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν κόκκῳ σινάπεως ὃν λαβὼν ἄνθρωπος ἔσπειρεν ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:33 - ἄλλην παραβολὴν G3850 ἐλάλησεν αὐτοῖς ὁμοία ἐστὶν βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν ζύμῃ ἣν λαβοῦσα γυνὴ ἐνέκρυψεν εἰς ἀλεύρου σάτα τρία ἕως οὗ ἐζυμώθη ὅλον
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:34 - ταῦτα πάντα ἐλάλησεν Ἰησοῦς ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 τοῖς ὄχλοις καὶ χωρὶς παραβολῆς G3850 οὐδὲν ἐλάλει αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:35 - ὅπως πληρωθῇ τὸ ῥηθὲν διὰ τοῦ προφήτου λέγοντος ἀνοίξω ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 τὸ στόμα μου ἐρεύξομαι κεκρυμμένα ἀπὸ καταβολῆς κόσμου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:36 - τότε ἀφεὶς τοὺς ὄχλους ἦλθεν εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν καὶ προσῆλθον αὐτῷ οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ λέγοντες διασάφησον ἡμῖν τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 τῶν ζιζανίων τοῦ ἀγροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:53 - καὶ ἐγένετο ὅτε ἐτέλεσεν Ἰησοῦς τὰς παραβολὰς G3850 ταύτας μετῆρεν ἐκεῖθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:15 - ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ Πέτρος εἶπεν αὐτῷ φράσον ἡμῖν τὴν παραβολήν G3850 ταύτην
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:33 - ἄλλην παραβολὴν G3850 ἀκούσατε ἄνθρωπος ἦν οἰκοδεσπότης ὅστις ἐφύτευσεν ἀμπελῶνα καὶ φραγμὸν αὐτῷ περιέθηκεν καὶ ὤρυξεν ἐν αὐτῷ ληνὸν καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν πύργον καὶ ἐξέδετο αὐτὸν γεωργοῖς καὶ ἀπεδήμησεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:45 - καὶ ἀκούσαντες οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς καὶ οἱ Φαρισαῖοι τὰς παραβολὰς G3850 αὐτοῦ ἔγνωσαν ὅτι περὶ αὐτῶν λέγει
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:1 - καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς Ἰησοῦς πάλιν εἶπεν ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 αὐτοῖς λέγων
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:32 - ἀπὸ δὲ τῆς συκῆς μάθετε τὴν παραβολήν G3850 ὅταν ἤδη κλάδος αὐτῆς γένηται ἁπαλὸς καὶ τὰ φύλλα ἐκφύῃ γινώσκετε ὅτι ἐγγὺς τὸ θέρος
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:23 - καὶ προσκαλεσάμενος αὐτοὺς ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς πῶς δύναται Σατανᾶς Σατανᾶν ἐκβάλλειν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:2 - καὶ ἐδίδασκεν αὐτοὺς ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 πολλά καὶ ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς ἐν τῇ διδαχῇ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:10 - καὶ ὅτε ἐγένετο κατὰ μόνας ἠρώτων αὐτὸν οἱ περὶ αὐτὸν σὺν τοῖς δώδεκα τὰς παραβολάς G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:11 - καὶ ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς ὑμῖν τὸ μυστήριον δέδοται τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ ἐκείνοις δὲ τοῖς ἔξω ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 τὰ πάντα γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:13 - καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς οὐκ οἴδατε τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην καὶ πῶς πάσας τὰς παραβολὰς G3850 γνώσεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:30 - καὶ ἔλεγεν πῶς ὁμοιώσωμεν τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν τίνι αὐτὴν παραβολῇ G3850 θῶμεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:33 - καὶ τοιαύταις παραβολαῖς G3850 πολλαῖς ἐλάλει αὐτοῖς τὸν λόγον καθὼς ἠδύναντο ἀκούειν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:34 - χωρὶς δὲ παραβολῆς G3850 οὐκ ἐλάλει αὐτοῖς κατ᾽ ἰδίαν δὲ τοῖς ἰδίοις μαθηταῖς ἐπέλυεν πάντα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:17 - καὶ ὅτε εἰσῆλθεν εἰς οἶκον ἀπὸ τοῦ ὄχλου ἐπηρώτων αὐτὸν οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ τὴν παραβολήν G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:1 - καὶ ἤρξατο αὐτοῖς ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 λαλεῖν ἀμπελῶνα ἄνθρωπος ἐφύτευσεν καὶ περιέθηκεν φραγμὸν καὶ ὤρυξεν ὑπολήνιον καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν πύργον καὶ ἐξέδετο αὐτὸν γεωργοῖς καὶ ἀπεδήμησεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:12 - καὶ ἐζήτουν αὐτὸν κρατῆσαι καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν τὸν ὄχλον ἔγνωσαν γὰρ ὅτι πρὸς αὐτοὺς τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 εἶπεν καὶ ἀφέντες αὐτὸν ἀπῆλθον
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:28 - ἀπὸ δὲ τῆς συκῆς μάθετε τὴν παραβολήν G3850 ὅταν ἤδη κλάδος αὐτῆς ἁπαλὸς γένηται καὶ ἐκφύῃ τὰ φύλλα γινώσκετε ὅτι ἐγγὺς τὸ θέρος ἐστίν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:23 - καὶ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς πάντως ἐρεῖτέ μοι τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην ἰατρέ θεράπευσον σεαυτόν ὅσα ἠκούσαμεν γενόμενα εἰς τὴν Καφαρναοὺμ ποίησον καὶ ὧδε ἐν τῇ πατρίδι σου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:36 - ἔλεγεν δὲ καὶ παραβολὴν G3850 πρὸς αὐτοὺς ὅτι οὐδεὶς ἐπίβλημα ἀπὸ ἱματίου καινοῦ σχίσας ἐπιβάλλει ἐπὶ ἱμάτιον παλαιόν εἰ δὲ μή γε καὶ τὸ καινὸν σχίσει καὶ τῷ παλαιῷ οὐ συμφωνήσει τὸ ἐπίβλημα τὸ ἀπὸ τοῦ καινοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:39 - εἶπεν δὲ καὶ παραβολὴν G3850 αὐτοῖς μήτι δύναται τυφλὸς τυφλὸν ὁδηγεῖν οὐχὶ ἀμφότεροι εἰς βόθυνον ἐμπεσοῦνται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:4 - συνιόντος δὲ ὄχλου πολλοῦ καὶ τῶν κατὰ πόλιν ἐπιπορευομένων πρὸς αὐτὸν εἶπεν διὰ παραβολῆς G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:9 - ἐπηρώτων δὲ αὐτὸν οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ τίς αὕτη εἴη παραβολή G3850
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:10 - δὲ εἶπεν ὑμῖν δέδοται γνῶναι τὰ μυστήρια τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ τοῖς δὲ λοιποῖς ἐν παραβολαῖς G3850 ἵνα βλέποντες μὴ βλέπωσιν καὶ ἀκούοντες μὴ συνιῶσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:11 - ἔστιν δὲ αὕτη παραβολή G3850 σπόρος ἐστὶν λόγος τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:16 - εἶπεν δὲ παραβολὴν G3850 πρὸς αὐτοὺς λέγων ἀνθρώπου τινὸς πλουσίου εὐφόρησεν χώρα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:41 - εἶπεν δὲ Πέτρος κύριε πρὸς ἡμᾶς τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην λέγεις καὶ πρὸς πάντας
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:6 - ἔλεγεν δὲ ταύτην τὴν παραβολήν G3850 συκῆν εἶχέν τις πεφυτευμένην ἐν τῷ ἀμπελῶνι αὐτοῦ καὶ ἦλθεν ζητῶν καρπὸν ἐν αὐτῇ καὶ οὐχ εὗρεν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:7 - ἔλεγεν δὲ πρὸς τοὺς κεκλημένους παραβολήν G3850 ἐπέχων πῶς τὰς πρωτοκλισίας ἐξελέγοντο λέγων πρὸς αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:3 - εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς αὐτοὺς τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην λέγων
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:1 - ἔλεγεν δὲ παραβολὴν G3850 αὐτοῖς πρὸς τὸ δεῖν πάντοτε προσεύχεσθαι αὐτοὺς καὶ μὴ ἐγκακεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:9 - εἶπεν δὲ καὶ πρός τινας τοὺς πεποιθότας ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτοῖς ὅτι εἰσὶν δίκαιοι καὶ ἐξουθενοῦντας τοὺς λοιποὺς τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:11 - ἀκουόντων δὲ αὐτῶν ταῦτα προσθεὶς εἶπεν παραβολὴν G3850 διὰ τὸ ἐγγὺς εἶναι Ἰερουσαλὴμ αὐτὸν καὶ δοκεῖν αὐτοὺς ὅτι παραχρῆμα μέλλει βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ ἀναφαίνεσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:9 - ἤρξατο δὲ πρὸς τὸν λαὸν λέγειν τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην ἄνθρωπός τις ἐφύτευσεν ἀμπελῶνα καὶ ἐξέδετο αὐτὸν γεωργοῖς καὶ ἀπεδήμησεν χρόνους ἱκανούς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:19 - καὶ ἐζήτησαν οἱ γραμματεῖς καὶ οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς ἐπιβαλεῖν ἐπ᾽ αὐτὸν τὰς χεῖρας ἐν αὐτῇ τῇ ὥρᾳ καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν τὸν λαόν ἔγνωσαν γὰρ ὅτι πρὸς αὐτοὺς εἶπεν τὴν παραβολὴν G3850 ταύτην
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:29 - καὶ εἶπεν παραβολὴν G3850 αὐτοῖς ἴδετε τὴν συκῆν καὶ πάντα τὰ δένδρα
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:9 - ἥτις παραβολὴ G3850 εἰς τὸν καιρὸν τὸν ἐνεστηκότα καθ᾽ ἣν δῶρά τε καὶ θυσίαι προσφέρονται μὴ δυνάμεναι κατὰ συνείδησιν τελειῶσαι τὸν λατρεύοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:19 - λογισάμενος ὅτι καὶ ἐκ νεκρῶν ἐγείρειν δυνατὸς θεός ὅθεν αὐτὸν καὶ ἐν παραβολῇ G3850 ἐκομίσατο

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