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Just a thought, Mary's mother also can be from the line of Levi. Making her both from Kingly and Priestly line. Well the Lord Jesus is both King and Priest isn't it.


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We normally think of "parable" as referring to a fictional analogical story. But the Greek word παραβολή has a broader meaning than this. BDAG gives this definition: someth. that serves as a model or example pointing beyond itself for later realization, type, figure a narrative or saying of varying length, designed to illustrate a truth especially ...


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Is Lazarus and the Rich Man a PARABLE? Viewing this final story as parabolic has certainly engendered much speculation. It has often been assumed that in this account Jesus set forth a composite picture, not only of the Pharisees, but also his self-righteous and outwardly pious brothers, the rich and powerful men in Israel at that time, especially the ...


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