'Comparison' in the Bible
I am less than nothing in comparison with all your mercies and your faith to me your servant; for with only my stick in my hand I went across Jordan, and now I have become two armies.
And he said to them, What have I done in comparison with you? Is not that which Ephraim took up after the grape-cutting better than all the grapes which Abiezer got in from the grape-cutting?
God has given into your hands the chiefs of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; what have I been able to do in comparison with you? And when he said this, their feeling about him became kinder.
For we are given up, I and my people, to destruction and death and to be cut off. If we had been taken as men-servants and women-servants for a price, I would have said nothing, for our trouble is little in comparison with the king's loss.
For who is there in the heavens in comparison with the Lord? who is like the Lord among the sons of the gods?
She is of more value than jewels, and nothing for which you may have a desire is fair in comparison with her.
For wisdom is better than jewels, and all things which may be desired are nothing in comparison with her.
I have made a comparison of you, O my love, to a horse in Pharaoh's carriages.
Whom then is God like, in your opinion? or what will you put forward as a comparison with him?
Who in your eyes is my equal? or what comparison will you make with me?
What example am I to give you? what comparison am I to make for you, O daughter of Jerusalem? what am I to make equal to you, so that I may give you comfort, O virgin daughter of Zion? for your destruction is great like the sea: who is able to make you well?
Son of man, give out a dark saying, and make a comparison for the children of Israel,
Your mother was in comparison like a vine, planted by the waters: she was fertile and full of branches because of the great waters.
And make a comparison for this uncontrolled people, and say to them, This is what the Lord has said: Put on the cooking-pot, put it on the fire and put water in it:
No cedars were equal to it in the garden of God; the fir-trees were not like its branches, and plane-trees were as nothing in comparison with its arms; no tree in the garden of God was so beautiful.
But what comparison may I make of this generation? It is like children seated in the market-places, crying out to one another,
What comparison am I to make of the men of this generation? what are they like?
Then he said, What is the kingdom of God like? what comparison may I make of it?
I am of the opinion that there is no comparison between the pain of this present time and the glory which we will see in the future.
For we will not make comparison of ourselves with some of those who say good things about themselves: but these, measuring themselves by themselves, and making comparison of themselves with themselves, are not wise.