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He will search out the hidden meanings of proverbs, and will be conversant in the secrets of parables.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Therefore the speedy judgment is again announced and the Prophet received a series of messages and parables.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
And when Ezekiel had faithfully delivered his message, his hearers said, "Doth he not speak in parables?"
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
The prophecy these parables infold is most marvellous, spoken as it was in a time of so deep discouragement.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
The two previous parables had led up to the new dispensation; but this one begins with it, and is wholly concerned with it.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
The tone of all three parables is exceptionally severe; but the spirit of them is love.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
In part, too, we may compare them with the modern fashion among Orientals of introducing parables in common discourse.
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
Here were no more parables, flowers, birds, but lamentations—a compression of the soul into itself.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT

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