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Then Jesus asked, "What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to?
King James Bible
Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it?
World English Bible
He said, "What is the Kingdom of God like? To what shall I compare it?
Young's Literal Translation
And he said, 'To what is the reign of God like? and to what shall I liken it?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The kingdom - is like a grain of mustard seed - See on Matthew 13:31 (note).
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TEXT: "And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift herself up. And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity: And he laid his hands on her; and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God."--Luke 13:11-13. These verses present to us one of the most interesting stories imaginable--of interest to us first because it is one of our Lord's miracles, …
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Jesus told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.
He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field.
Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches."
Again he said, "What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it?
Again he asked, "What shall I compare the kingdom of God to?
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