Matthew 25:40



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'

King James Version

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

International Standard Version

The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'

A Conservative Version

And having answered, the King will say to them, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brothers, the least, ye did it to me.

American Standard Version

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it unto one of these my brethren, even these least, ye did it unto me.

Amplified

And the King will reply to them, Truly I tell you, in so far as you did it for one of the least [ in the estimation of men] of these My brethren, you did it for Me.

An Understandable Version

And the King will answer them and say, 'Truly I tell you, since you did all this for one of my least [significant] brothers, you did it for me.'

Anderson New Testament

And the King will answer and say to them: Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.

Bible in Basic English

And the King will make answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Because you did it to the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.

Common New Testament

And the King will answer them, 'Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the king will reply, I declare unto you, your having done this for one of the least of these my brethren, is the same thing as doing it for me.

Darby Translation

And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

Godbey New Testament

And the King responding will say unto them, Truly I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did these things to one of the least of these my brethren, you did them unto me.

Goodspeed New Testament

The king will answer, 'I tell you, in so far as you did it to one of the humblest of these brothers of mine, you did it to me.'

Holman Bible

"And the King will answer them, 'I assure you: Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.'

John Wesley New Testament

And the king shall answer and say to them, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye did it to me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brothers, ye have done it unto me.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king having answered, will say to them, Trull I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did to one of the least of my brethren, ye did to me.

King James 2000

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

Modern King James verseion

And the King shall answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brothers, you have done it to Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the King shall answer and say unto them, 'Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.'

Moffatt New Testament

The King will answer them, 'I tell you truly, in so far as you did it to one of these brothers of mine, even to the least of them, you did it to me.'

Montgomery New Testament

"'In solemn truth I tell you,' the King will answer them, 'that inasmuch as you have done it unto one of the least of these, my brothers, you have done it unto me.'

NET Bible

And the king will answer them, 'I tell you the truth, just as you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of mine, you did it for me.'

New Heart English Bible

"The King will answer them, 'Truly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'

New simplified Bible

The King will answer: 'To the extent that you did it to one of the least of my brothers, you did it to me.'

Noyes New Testament

And the king will answer and say to them, Truly do I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye did it to me.

Sawyer New Testament

And the king shall answer and say to them, I tell you truly, that inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers, you have done it to me.

The Emphasized Bible

And, answering, the king will say unto them: Verily, I say unto you - Inasmuch as ye did it unto one of these my least brethren, unto me, ye did it.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the king answering shall say to them, Verily I tell you, for as much as ye have done it to one of these my brethren, the very least of them, ye have done it unto me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the King will reply 'I tell you, as often as you did it to one of these my Brothers, however lowly, you did it to me.'

Webster

And the king will answer and say to them, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

Weymouth New Testament

"But the King will answer them, "'In solemn truth I tell you that in so far as you rendered such services to one of the humblest of these my brethren, you rendered them to myself.'

Williams New Testament

And the King will answer them, 'I solemnly say to you, every time you did a good deed to one of these most insignificant brothers of mine, you did a good deed to me.'

World English Bible

"The King will answer them, 'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'

Worrell New Testament

"And, answering, the King will say to them, 'Verily I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of My brethren, even the least, ye did it to Me.'

Worsley New Testament

And the king replying will say unto them, Verily I declare unto you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of the lest of these my brethren, ye did it to me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king answering, shall say to them, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brethren -- the least -- to me ye did it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

the King
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and say
ἐρέω 
Ereo 
say , speak , tell , speak of , call
Usage: 41


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

ἐπί 
Epi 
on , in , upon , unto , to ,
Usage: 644

as
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

ποιέω 
Poieo 
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372
Usage: 372

it unto
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

εἷς 
heis 
one , a , other , some , not tr ,
Usage: 188

of the least
ἐλάχιστος 
Elachistos 
Usage: 5

of these
τούτων 
Touton 
Usage: 43

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

Context Readings

The Judgment Of The Sheep And The Goats

39 'When did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?' 40 "The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.' 41 "Then He will also say to those on His left, 'Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Matthew 10:42

"And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Matthew 25:34

"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.

1 Peter 1:22

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,

1 John 4:7-12

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

Matthew 28:10

Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, and there they will see Me."

Mark 9:41

"For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, 'I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.'"

John 21:15-17

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."

Galatians 5:13

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 5:30

because we are members of His body.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.

2 Samuel 9:1

Then David said, "Is there yet anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"

2 Samuel 9:7

David said to him, "Do not fear, for I will surely show kindness to you for the sake of your father Jonathan, and will restore to you all the land of your grandfather Saul; and you shall eat at my table regularly."

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;

Matthew 10:40

"He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

Matthew 12:49-50

And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!

Matthew 18:5-6

"And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me;

Matthew 18:10

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.

Mark 3:34-35

Looking about at those who were sitting around Him, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!

John 19:26-27

When Jesus then saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He said to His mother, "Woman, behold, your son!"

Acts 9:4-5

and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

Romans 8:29

For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;

1 Corinthians 16:21-22

The greeting is in my own hand--Paul.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;

Hebrews 2:11-15

For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,

1 John 4:20-2

If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.



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