Parables of Jesus

There are 46 parables of Jesus, a few which are recorded in more than one Gospel. This list is in chronological order.

 

#1 New cloth on old coat

(Matt 9:16 , Mark 2:21, Luke 5:36)

#2 New wine in old wineskins

(Matt 9:17 , Mark 2:22, Luke 5:37-38)

#3 lamp on a stand

(Matt 5:14 -15, Mark 4:21-22)

#4 Wise and foolish builders

(Matt 7:24-27 , Luke 6:47-49)

#5 Moneylender forgives unequal debts

(Luke 7:41-43)

#6 Rich man foolishly builds bigger barns

(Luke 12:16-21)

#7 Servants must remain watchful 

(Mark 13:35-37, Luke 12:35-40)

#8 Wise and foolish servants

(Matt 24:45-51 , Luke 12:42-49)

#9 Unfruitful fig tree

(Luke 13:6-9)

#10 Sower on four types of soil

(Matt 13:3-8, 18-23, Mark 4:3-8, 14-20 Luke 8:5-8, 11-15)

#11 Weeds among good plants

(Matt 13:24-30, 36-43)

#12 The growing seed

(Mark 4:26-29)

#13 The mustard seed

(Matt 13:31-32,  Mark 4:30-32, Luke 13:18-19)

#14 Yeast

(Matt 13:33, Luke 13:20-21)

#15 Hidden Treasure

(Matt 13:44)

#16 The Valuable pearl

(Matt 13:45-46)

#17 Fishers net

(Matt 13:47-50)

#18 Owner of a house

(Matt 13:52)

#19 lost sheep

(Matt 18:12-24, Luke 15:4-7)

#20 The Sheep gate and Shepherd

(John 10:1-5, 7-18)

#21 Master and his servant

(Luke 17:7-10)

#22 Unmerciful Servant

(Matt 18:23-34)

#23 The Good Samaritan

(Luke 10:30-37)

#24 Friend in Need

(Luke 11:5-8)

#25 Lowest Seat at The Feast

(Luke 14:7-14)

#26 Invitation to a great Banquet

(Luke 14:16-24)

#27 The Cost of Discipleship

(Luke  14:28-33)

#28 The Lost Coin 

(Luke  15:8-10)

#29 The Prodigal Son

(Luke 15:11-32)

#30 The Shrewd Manager  

(Luke 16:1-8)

#31 The Rich Man and Lazarus

(Luke 16:19-31)

#32 The Workers in the Vineyard

(Luke 16:19-31)

#33 The Persistent Widow and Hard Judge  

(Luke 18:2-8)

#34 Pharisee and Tax Collector Pray

(Luke 18:10-14)

#35 The Nobleman’s ten servants

(Luke 19:12-27)

#36 Two Sons, One obeys, One Does Not

(Matt 21:28-32)

#37 The Wicked Tenants

(Matt 21:33-44, Mark 12:1-11, Luke 20:29-31)

#38 The Great Wedding Invitation

(Matt 22:2-14)

#39 The Sign of The Fig Tree

(Matt 24:32-35, Mark 13:28-29, Luke 21:29-31)

#40 The Wise and Foolish Virgins

(Matt 25:1-13)

#41 Three Servants and the Talents

(Matt 25:14-30)

#42 The Sheep and The Goats  

(Matt 25:31-46)