Word: LYN

Pronounce: maw-shawl'

Strong: H4912

Orig: apparently from 4910 in some original sense of superiority in mental action; properly, a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as an adage, poem, discourse):--byword, like, parable, proverb. H4910

Use: TWOT-1258a Noun Masculine

Grk Strong:

    1) proverb, parable
    1a) proverb, proverbial saying, aphorism
    1b) byword
    1c) similitude, parable
    1d) poem
    1e) sentences of ethical wisdom, ethical maxims