|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The act of comparing; an examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences; relative estimate.
2. (n.) The state of being compared; a relative estimate; also, a state, quality, or relation, admitting of being compared; as, to bring a thing into comparison with another; there is no comparison between them.
3. (n.) That to which, or with which, a thing is compared, as being equal or like; illustration; similitude.
4. (n.) The modification, by inflection or otherwise, which the adjective and adverb undergo to denote degrees of quality or quantity; as, little, less, least, are examples of comparison.
5. (n.) A figure by which one person or thing is compared to another, or the two are considered with regard to some property or quality, which is common to them both; e.g., the lake sparkled like a jewel.
6. (n.) The faculty of the reflective group which is supposed to perceive resemblances and contrasts.
7. (v. t.) To compare.
Comparison (27 Occurrences)
Matthew 11:16 But what comparison may I make of this generation? It is like children seated in the market-places, crying out to one another, (BBE)
Mark 4:30 And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it? (KJV DBY WBS)
Luke 7:31 What comparison am I to make of the men of this generation? what are they like? (BBE)
Luke 13:18 Then he said, What is the kingdom of God like? what comparison may I make of it? (BBE)
Romans 5:12 What follows? This comparison. Through one man sin entered into the world, and through sin death, and so death passed to all mankind in turn, in that all sinned. (WEY)
Romans 8:18 Why, what we now suffer I count as nothing in comparison with the glory which is soon to be manifested in us. (WEY BBE)
2 Corinthians 3:10 For the glory of the first no longer seems to be glory, because of the greater glory of that which comes after. (See NIV)
2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory; (See NAS RSV)
2 Corinthians 11:21 I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also. (See NAS)
Genesis 32:10 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. (BBE)
Judges 8:2 He said to them, "What have I now done in comparison with you? Isn't the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Judges 8:3 God has delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb! What was I able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Esther 7:4 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. (BBE)
Psalms 89:6 For who is there in the heavens in comparison with the Lord? who is like the Lord among the sons of the gods? (BBE)
Proverbs 3:15 She is of more value than jewels, and nothing for which you may have a desire is fair in comparison with her. (BBE)
Proverbs 8:11 For wisdom is better than jewels, and all things which may be desired are nothing in comparison with her. (BBE)
Song of Songs 1:9 I have made a comparison of you, O my love, to a horse in Pharaoh's carriages. (BBE)
Isaiah 40:18 Whom then is God like, in your opinion? or what will you put forward as a comparison with him? (BBE)
Isaiah 46:5 Who in your eyes is my equal? or what comparison will you make with me? (BBE)
Lamentations 2:13 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? (BBE)
Ezekiel 17:2 Son of man, give out a dark saying, and make a comparison for the children of Israel, (BBE)
Ezekiel 19:10 Your mother was in comparison like a vine, planted by the waters: she was fertile and full of branches because of the great waters. (BBE)
Ezekiel 24:3 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: (BBE)
Ezekiel 31:8 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. (BBE)
Ezekiel 42:6 For they were in three stories, and they had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the uppermost was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground. (See JPS)
Daniel 1:10 And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your food and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse looking than the youths that are of your own age? so would ye endanger my head with the king. (See JPS)
Haggai 2:3 Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory? and how do ye see it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison of it as nothing? (KJV WBS NAS)