Who will you compare God with?
What likeness will you compare Him to?
“Who will you compare Me to,
or who is My equal?” asks the Holy One.
“Who will you compare Me or make Me equal to?
Who will you measure Me with,
so that we should be like each other?
“To what should I compare this generation? It’s like children sitting in the marketplaces who call out to each other:
“To what then should I compare the people of this generation, and what are they like?
I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them:
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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? It’s like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the sky nested in its branches.”
“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.
“For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them.