paroimia <3942>

paroimia paroimia

Origin:from a compound of 3844 and perhaps a derivative of 3633
Reference:TDNT - 5:854,790
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:paroimiaiv 2, paroimian 2, paroimiav 1
In NET:obscure figures of speech 2, obscure figures 1, parable 1, proverb 1
In AV:proverb 4, parable 1
Definition:1) a saying out of the usual course or deviating from the usual
manner of speaking
1a) a current or trite saying, a proverb
2) any dark saying which shadows forth some didactic truth
2a) esp. a symbolic or figurative saying
2b) speech or discourse in which a thing is illustrated by the use
of similes and comparisons
2c) an allegory
2c1) extended and elaborate metaphor
from a compound of 3844 and perhaps a derivative of 3633; apparently a
state alongside of supposition, i.e. (concretely) an adage; specially,
an enigmatical or fictitious illustration:-parable, proverb.
see GREEK for 3844
see GREEK for 3633

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