Parable See also Liken; BD Parables allegory of tame and wild olive trees, Jacob 5. parable of fig tree, D&C 35:16 (45:36–38). the Lord gives parable to teach unity, D&C 38:26–27. parable of ten virgins to be fulfilled at the Lord’s coming, D&C 45:56 (63:54). the Lord explains parable of wheat and tares, D&C 86:1–7 (101:65–67). the Lord likens kingdoms in heavens to parable of man who sends servants to dig in field, D&C 88:51–61. parable of nobleman and tower, D&C 101:43–62. the Lord likens children of Zion to parable of woman and unjust judge, D&C 101:81–91. Joseph Smith is servant referred to in parable, D&C 103:21. parable of eagles gathering where carcass is, JS—M 1:27 (Matt. 24:28). parable of fig tree putting forth leaves when summer is nigh, JS—M 1:38 (Matt. 24:32).