?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?
For this reason, the kingdom of heaven can be compared to a king who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.
He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.
He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field.
He said, therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like, and what can I compare it to?
“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard.
“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son.
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.
Again He said, “What can I compare the kingdom of God to?
“For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them.