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παραβολ-ή , ,
A.juxtaposition, comparison, “τῶν βίωνPl.Phlb.33b; “π. καὶ σύγκρισιςPlb.1.2.2; ἐν παραβολῇ by juxtaposition, Arist.Top.104a28, cf. 157a14; “ἐκ παραβολῆςId.Rh.1420a4.
3. NT, parable, Ev.Marc.12.1, al.; type, Ep. Hebr.9.9, 11.19.
4. by-word, proverb, LXX Ez.18.2, Ev.Luc.4.23; in bad sense, “εἰς π. ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσιLXX Ps.43(44).14, cf. Wi.5.3.
5. objection to an argument, Phld.Rh.1.5 S.
II. moving side by side, ἐκ παραβολῆς [νεῶν] μάχεσθαι to fight a sea-fight broadside to broadside, Plb.15.2.13, cf. D.S.14.60.
III. sidelong direction, obliquity, “διὰ πολλῶν ἑλιγμῶν καὶ π.Plu.Arat.22.
IV. venture, D.S.27.17, v.l. in Th.1.131.
V. Astron., conjunction, “παραβολαὶ ἀλλήλωνPl.Ti.40c, cf. Procl. in Ti.3.146 D., Plot.3.1.5, Iamb.Myst.9.4: also f.l. for περιβολή, τοῦ ἡλίου Max.Tyr.17.9.
VI. Math., division, opp. multiplication, Dioph.4.22; quotient, ib.10: hence, section produced by division of a line, Nicom.Ar.2.27.
VII. Geom., application, “π. τῶν χωρίωνPythag. ap. Euc.p.419 F.; τὰ ἐκ τῆς π. γενηθέντα σημεῖα, of the foci of an ellipse or hyperbola, points found by application of an area to the axis, Apollon.Perg.Con.3.45, cf. 48.
2. parabola, because the square on the ordinate is equal to a rectangle whose height is equal to the abscissa applied to the parameter, ib.1.11.
VIII. = παράβολον (v. παράβολος III. 1), Arist.Oec.1348b13 (vv. ll. παράβολον, -βόλιον), OGI41.5 (Samos, iii B. C., pl.). PPetr.3p.232 (iii B. C., pl.).
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    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.60
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 227
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 18.2
    • New Testament, Luke, 4.23
    • Plato, Philebus, 33b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 40c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.131
    • Polybius, Histories, 15.2.13
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.2.2
    • Plutarch, Aratus, 22
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