New Living Translation
Then Jesus said, "What is the Kingdom of God like? How can I illustrate it?
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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13:18 Mt 13:31; Mr 4:30.
LibraryUpon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
Discourse 11 "Enter ye in at the strait gate: For wide is the gate, and broad is the way, which leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in threat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." Mat. 7:13, 14. 1. Our Lord, having warned us of the dangers which easily beset us at our first entrance upon real religion, the hinderances which naturally arise from within, from the wickedness of our own hearts; now proceeds to apprize …
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Liii. Repentance Enjoined. Parable of the Barren Fig-Tree.
Here is another story Jesus told: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field.
Here is another illustration Jesus used: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed planted in a field.
It is the smallest of all seeds, but it becomes the largest of garden plants; it grows into a tree, and birds come and make nests in its branches."
Jesus said, "How can I describe the Kingdom of God? What story should I use to illustrate it?
He also asked, "What else is the Kingdom of God like?
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