King James Version
And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, How should we liken the kingdom of God, or with what comparison should we compare it?
World English Bible
He said, "How will we liken the Kingdom of God? Or with what parable will we illustrate it?
Young's Literal Translation
And he said, 'To what may we liken the reign of God, or in what simile may we compare it?
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'And Jesus said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?'--Mark iv. 21. The furniture of a very humble Eastern home is brought before us in this saying. In the original, each of the nouns has the definite article attached to it, and so suggests that in the house there was but one of each article; one lamp, a flat saucer with a wick swimming in oil; one measure for corn and the like; one bed, raised slightly, but sufficiently to admit …
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Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field:
Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth:
Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it?
It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.
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