Definitions for "Parable"
Keywords:  moral, lesson, story, told, illustrate
A comparison; a similitude; specifically, a short fictitious narrative of something which might really occur in life or nature, by means of which a moral is drawn; as, the parables of Christ.
In its broad meaning, any sort of figurative speech, from similes and analogies to prophetic oracles to extended narrative metaphors. In a more restricted sense, used of short stories told by Jesus.
A story designed to suggest a principle, illustrate a moral, or answer a question. Parables are allegorical stories.
a metaphor that has been developed into a narrative with characters and a storyline
an extended metaphor
a test of character with a blessing or a penalty attached to it
Keywords:  says, thing, jesus, indirect, way
a good example of what I have been saying before
an interesting thing
a particular way of speaking, not a code, and what it means is what it says
Keywords:  procurable
a group of words put together wherein lies a hidden mystery, it needs interpretation
a finger pointing to the moon
an analogy taken from common experience, in which there is usually one single point being made
Keywords:  represent
To represent by parable.