Mark 4:30

“And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he said, Wherunto shal we liken the kingdome of God? Or with what comparison shall we compare it?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He said, "How shall we picture the kingdom of God, or by what parable shall we present it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, How shall we liken the kingdom of God? or in what parable shall we set it forth?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, What picture may we give of the kingdom of God, or with what story may we make it clear?
- Basic English Bible

And he said, How should we liken the kingdom of God, or with what comparison should we compare it?
- Darby Bible

And he said, To what shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?
- Webster's Bible

Another saying of His was this: "How are we to picture the Kingdom of God? or by what figure of speech shall we represent it?
- Weymouth Bible

He said, "How will we liken the Kingdom of God? Or with what parable will we illustrate it?
- World English Bible

And he seide, To what thing schulen we likne the kyngdom of God? or to what parable schulen we comparisoun it?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he said, `To what may we liken the reign of God, or in what simile may we compare it?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Mark 4

  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    We should not let the cares of this world affect us
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    We need grow in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ
  • BSP
    Verses 18 and 19: The anxieties of life and wanting material things can cause one's love for God and for God's Word to be choked out and die.
  • Cody
    There is not a storm big enough god can not handle in a blink of an eye
  • BSP
    Verse 24 reminds me of the principle that you get out of something how much you put into something.
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:14 THE SOWER SOWETH THE WORD 4:15 AND THESE ARE THEY BY THE WAYSIDE WHERE THE WORD IS SOWN BUT WHEN THEY HAVE HEARD satan COMETH IMMEDIATELY AND TAKETH AWAY THE WORD THAT WAS SOWN IN THEIR HEARTS 4:16 AND THESE ARE THEY LIKEWISE WHICH ARE SOWN ON STONY GROUND WHO WHEN THEY HAVE HEARD THE WORD IMMEDIATELY RECEIVE IT WITH GLADNESS

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