To whom then will ye liken God? and what likeness will ye compare unto him?
To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.
To whom will ye liken me and make me equal, or compare me, that we may be like?
But to whom shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the markets, which, calling to their companions,
To whom therefore shall I liken the men of this generation, and to whom are they like?
Every one that comes to me, and hears my words and does them, I will shew you to whom he is like.
What shall I take to witness for thee? what shall I liken unto thee, daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, virgin daughter of Zion? For thy ruin is great as the sea: who will heal thee?
For this cause the kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who would reckon with his bondmen.
Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field;
Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and sowed in his field;
And he said, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it? It is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and cast into his garden; and it grew and became a great tree, and the birds of heaven lodged in its branches.
For the kingdom of the heavens is like a householder who went out with the early morn to hire workmen for his vineyard.
The kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who made a wedding feast for his son,
Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.
For it is as if a man going away out of a country called his own bondmen and delivered to them his substance.