Translation of parable in Spanish:


parábola, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛrəb(ə)l/ /ˈparəb(ə)l/


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    parábola feminine
    • Jesus Christ sometimes used the camel in parables.
    • Jesus told the crowds all these things in parables; without a parable he told them nothing.
    • In each gospel some of the parables are linked explicitly to Jesus' proclamation of the kingdom of God.
    • Jesus' use of parables also shows us that stories are not just for children or the unsophisticated.
    • Similarly, the parables in Scripture are stories meant to help us think and act with Jesus.
    • The lord in the gospel parable of the wedding feast told his servants to fill his table by compelling people to come in.
    • The parables of Jesus metaphorically break open myths and allow us to reimagine a new world.
    • He would often tell a little parable to illustrate in simple language the thoughts that came into his head.
    • Bringing a literal mind to the interpretations of Jesus' parables is usually not encouraged.
    • As with many of his parables, Jesus uses extreme examples to make his point.
    • Here, as in other parables, Jesus uses a symbol to turn our understanding upside down.
    • The parable he quotes, as with many of the parables from the Gospels, is symbolic in nature.
    • Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart.
    • The parable Jesus told about the prodigal son shows us what love means.
    • He identifies the parable of the Prodigal Son as a story which has profoundly shaped Christianity.
    • In the parable of the sheep and the goats, Jesus indicates that some will be condemned.
    • In the parable of the unmerciful servant the story is told of a man who owed his master millions.
    • A request thrown at Jesus from the crowd sets the context of the parable of the rich fool.
    • At the table he tells a parable in which he offers a lesson for the guests and a lesson for the hosts.
    • The Good Samaritan was a great parable and really gave me a newer aspect.