Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord said, To whom shall I liken the men of this generation? and to whom are they like?

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Jesus continued, "To what may I compare the people living today?

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation, and to what are they like?

Amplified

“To what then shall I compare the people of this generation [who set aside God’s plan], and what are they like?

An Understandable Version

"What then should I compare the people of this generation with?" [Jesus asked]. "And what are they like?

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

What comparison am I to make of the men of this generation? what are they like?

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

To what therefore shall I compare the men of this generation? who are they like?

Darby Translation

To whom therefore shall I liken the men of this generation, and to whom are they like?

Godbey New Testament

Then to whom shall I liken the men of this generation, and to whom are they like?

Goodspeed New Testament

So what is there to which I can compare the men of this age? What are they like?

John Wesley New Testament

To whom then shall I liken the men of this generation, and to what are they like?

King James 2000

And the Lord said, To what then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

And the Lord said, To what then shall I compare the men of this generation? And to what are they like?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Lord said, "Whereunto shall I liken the men of this generation: and what thing are they like?

Moffatt New Testament

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

Montgomery New Testament

"To what then shall I compare the men of this generation?

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

"To what then will I liken the people of this generation? What are they like?

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

[And he said], To what then shall I compare the men of this generation? and what are they like?

The Emphasized Bible

Unto what, then, shall I liken the men of this generation? And unto what are they like?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the Lord said, To what then shall I compare the men of this generation? and to what are they like?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"To what then," Jesus continued, "shall I compare the people of the present generation? What are they like?

Webster

And the Lord said, To what then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?

Weymouth New Testament

"To what then shall I compare the men of the present generation, and what do they resemble?

Williams New Testament

So to what can I compare the men of this age, and what are they like?

World English Bible

"To what then will I liken the people of this generation? What are they like?

Worrell New Testament

"To what, then, shall I liken the men of this generation? And to what are they like?

Worsley New Testament

Whereunto therefore shall I compare the men of this generation?

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Lord said, 'To what, then, shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?

Interlinear

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

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

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

the men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

of this
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

and

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

to what
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Question From John The Baptist

30 And the Pharisees, and they pertaining to the law, rejected the counsel of God against themselves, not immersed by him. 31 And the Lord said, To whom shall I liken the men of this generation? and to whom are they like? 32 They are like children sitting in the market-place, and calling to one another, and saying, We played the flute to you, and ye danced not; we lamented to you, and ye wept not.


Cross References

Lamentations 2:13

What shall I testify for thee? What shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I compare to thee, and comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for great as the sea thy breaking: who shall heal for thee?

Matthew 11:16-19

To what shall I liken this generation I it is like little boys sitting in market-places, and calling to their companions,

Mark 4:30

And he said, To what should we liken the kingdom of God? or in what parable should we hold it forth?

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