Likening Things

Most Relevant Verses

Lamentations 2:13

What [example of suffering in the past] is sufficient for me to remind you for your [comfort]? To what shall I liken you, O Daughter of Jerusalem? With what shall I compare you, that I may comfort you, O Virgin Daughter of Zion? For your ruin is as measureless as the sea! Who can heal you?

Matthew 18:23

Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a human king who wished to settle accounts with his attendants.

Matthew 13:24

Another parable He set forth before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 13:31

Another story by way of comparison He set forth before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field.

Luke 13:18

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

Matthew 20:1

For the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of an estate who went out in the morning along with the dawn to hire workmen for his vineyard.

Matthew 25:1

Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Luke 13:20

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

Matthew 25:14

For it is like a man who was about to take a long journey, and he called his servants together and entrusted them with his property.

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