'Liken' in the Bible
To whom then will ye liken God? or 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, and compare me, that we may be like?
I shall liken the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.
What thing shall I take to witness for thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?
Behold, [I will liken you to] Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches and with forestlike shade and of high stature, with its top among the thick boughs [even among the clouds].
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?
And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?
And he said, 'To what is the reign of God like? and to what shall I liken it?