Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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?

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?

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 
Usage: 1045

τίς 
Tis 
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 
Usage: 344

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

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Mustard Seed

17 When He had said these things, all His adversaries were humiliated, but the whole crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things He was doing. 18 He said, therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like, and what can I compare it to? 19 It’s like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the sky nested in its branches.”


Cross References

Luke 13:20

Again He said, “What can I compare the kingdom of God to?

Lamentations 2:13

?MemWhat can I say on your behalf?
What can I compare you to, Daughter Jerusalem?
What can I liken you to,
so that I may console you, Virgin Daughter Zion?
For your ruin is as vast as the sea.
Who can heal you?

Matthew 13:24

He presented another parable to them: “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: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field.

Mark 4:26

“The kingdom of God is like this,” He said. “A man scatters seed on the ground;

Mark 4:30-34

And He said: “How can we illustrate the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use to describe it?

Luke 7:31

“To what then should I compare the people of this generation, and what are they like?

Luke 17:21

no one will say, ‘Look here!’ or ‘There!’ For you see, the kingdom of God is among you.”

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