The Parable of the Rich Fool is a parable of Jesus which appears in Luke 12:13-21. It reflects the foolishness of attaching too much importance to wealth.
The parable has been depicted by artists such as Rembrandt.
The parable is introduced by an audience member who tries to enlist Jesus’ help in a family financial dispute:
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Bible reference(s): Luke 12:13-21
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