Luke 13:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So He was saying, "What is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I compare it?

King James Version

Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it?

International Standard Version

So Jesus went on to say, "What is the kingdom of God like? What can I compare it to?

A Conservative Version

And he said, What is the kingdom of God like, and to what will I compare it?

American Standard Version

He said therefore, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I liken it?

Amplified

This led Him to say, What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it?

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus asked, "What is the kingdom of God like? And what shall I compare it to?

Anderson New Testament

Then he said: To what is the kingdom of God like; and to what shall I liken it?

Bible in Basic English

Then he said, What is the kingdom of God like? what comparison may I make of it?

Common New Testament

Then he said, "What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then he said, what does the kingdom of God resemble? to what shall I compare it?

Darby Translation

And he said, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it?

Godbey New Testament

Then He said, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it?

Goodspeed New Testament

He said, therefore, "What is the Kingdom of God like, and to what can I compare it?

Holman Bible

He said therefore, "What is the kingdom of God like, and what can I compare it to?

John Wesley New Testament

Then said he, To what is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I resemble it?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and unto what shall I compare it?

Julia Smith Translation

And he said, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it?

King James 2000

Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I compare it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore he said, "What is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I compare it?

Modern King James verseion

And He said, What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said he, "What is the kingdom of God like? Or whereto shall I compare it?

Moffatt New Testament

So he said, "What is the Reign of God like? to what shall I compare it?

Montgomery New Testament

This led him to say. "What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it?

NET Bible

Thus Jesus asked, "What is the kingdom of God like? To what should I compare it?

New Heart English Bible

He said, "What is the Kingdom of God like? To what shall I compare it?

New simplified Bible

Jesus continued: To what shall I compare the Kingdom of God? What is it like?

Noyes New Testament

He said therefore, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I compare it?

Sawyer New Testament

And he said, What is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it?

The Emphasized Bible

He went on to say, therefore - Whereunto, is the kingdom of God, like? And, whereunto, shall I liken it?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said he, To what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I compare it?

Twentieth Century New Testament

So Jesus said: "What is the Kingdom of God like? and to what can I liken it?

Webster

Then said he, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I resemble it?

Weymouth New Testament

This prompted Him to say, "What is the Kingdom of God like? and to what shall I compare it?

Williams New Testament

So He went on to say, "What is the kingdom of God like? To what may I compare it?

World English Bible

He said, "What is the Kingdom of God like? To what shall I compare it?

Worrell New Testament

And He said, "To what is the Kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it?

Worsley New Testament

Then said He, To what is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I compare it?

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said, 'To what is the reign of God like? and to what shall I liken it?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

said he
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken , make like , be like , in the likeness of , resemble
Usage: 3

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Mustard Seed

17 As He said this, all His opponents were being humiliated; and the entire crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things being done by Him. 18 So He was saying, "What is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I compare it? 19 "It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and threw into his own garden; and it grew and became a tree, and THE BIRDS OF THE AIR NESTED IN ITS BRANCHES."


Cross References

Luke 13:20

And again He said, "To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?

Lamentations 2:13

How shall I admonish you? To what shall I compare you, O daughter of Jerusalem? To what shall I liken you as I comfort you, O virgin daughter of Zion? For your ruin is as vast as the sea; Who can heal you?

Matthew 13:24

Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 13:31-32

He presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Mark 4:26

And He was saying, "The kingdom of God is like a man who casts seed upon the soil;

Mark 4:30-34

And He said, "How shall we picture the kingdom of God, or by what parable shall we present it?

Luke 7:31

"To what then shall I compare the men of this generation, and what are they like?

Luke 17:21

nor will they say, 'Look, here it is!' or, 'There it is!' For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst."



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