To whom then will you liken God? Or with what likeness will you compare Him?
To whom then will you liken Me, that I should be equal to him? says the Holy One.
To whom will you liken Me and make Me equal and compare Me, that we may be alike?
But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like little children sitting in the marketplaces who call to their playmates,
So to what shall I compare the men of this generation? And what are they like?
For everyone who comes to Me and listens to My words [in order to heed their teaching] and does them, I will show you what he is like:
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?
Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a human king who wished to settle accounts with his attendants.
Another parable He set forth before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.
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.
This led Him to say, What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his own garden; and it grew and became a tree, and the wild birds found shelter and roosted and nested in its branches.
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.
The kingdom of heaven is like a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son
Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.
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.