Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In rhetoric, a comparison; specifically, a simile, especially a formal simile, as in poetry or poetic prose, taken from a present or imagined object or event: distinguished from a paradigm, or comparison with a real past event.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Rhet.) Similitude; comparison.
- From Latin, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolē, "juxraposition, comparison"). See parable. (Wiktionary)
“Colossians 2: 17, the type is said to be skia ton mellonton "a shadow of things to come"; in Hebrews 9: 9, it is called parabole, a”
“From Greek parabole “a comparison, parable,” literally “a throwing beside,” from para- “alongside” + bole “a throwing, casting, beam, ray,” related to ballein “to throw.””
“Degli ID da 10 secondi raccontano parabole su tale mondo.”
“Observe that parabole does not occur in St. John's Gospel nor paroimia”
“The word parable (Hebrew mashal; Syrian mathla, Greek parabole) signifies in general a comparison, or a parallel, by which one thing is used to illustrate another.”
“It dealt with tyranny and oppression and other blessed words dear to the heart of the revolutionary; it concerned millions of men and hundreds of millions of men and women in chains, under iron heels, and the like; and Mr. Bim grew more and more hazy, for he was not used to the parabole, the allegory, or the metaphor.”
“(Gr. parabole), a placing beside; a comparison; equivalent to the Heb. mashal, a similitude.”
“TuyÕn tr¸nh By-pass §êng trôc Arterial highway §êng trôc c¸p Cable trace §êng trôc c¸p d¹ng parabole Parapolic cable trace §êng trôc c¸p gåm c¸c ®o¹n th¼ng Cable trace with segmental line §êng trôc vßm Arch axis §êng trôc, ®êng tim Center line §êng truyÒn t¶i träng Load path §êng vßng Roundabout §Ëp ®Êu cäc Ship pile head”
“‘métier’ and ‘ministère’; from ‘parabola’, ‘parole’ and ‘parabole’; from ‘peregrinus’, ‘pélerin’ and ‘pérégrin’; from ‘factio’, ‘façon’ and ‘faction’, and it has now adopted ‘factio’ in a third shape, that is, in our English ‘fashion’; from ‘pietas’, ‘pitié’ and”
“L infiniment oubliee (Les ditions du Vermillon) - Jean Mohsen Fahmy, Freres ennemis (VLB Editeur) - Daniel Poliquin, Rene Levesque (Les ditions du Boreal) - Daniel Soha, La Maison: une parabole (ditions du GREF)”
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