Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For I was in need of food, and you gave it to me: I was in need of drink, and you gave it to me: I was wandering, and you took me in;

New American Standard Bible

For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in;

King James Version

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

Holman Bible

For I was hungry
and you gave Me something to eat;
I was thirsty
and you gave Me something to drink;
I was a stranger and you took Me in;

International Standard Version

because I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.

A Conservative Version

For I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat. I was thirsty, and ye gave me to drink. I was a stranger, and ye took me in,

American Standard Version

for I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in;

Amplified

For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in;

An Understandable Version

for [when] I was hungry, you fed me; [when] I was thirsty, you gave me [something] to drink; [when] I came [to you as] a stranger, you gave me a place to stay;

Anderson New Testament

For I was hungry, and you gave me food; I was thirsty, and you gave- me drink; I was a stranger, and you took me to your houses;

Common New Testament

for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you took me in,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I was prest with hunger, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

Darby Translation

for I hungered, and ye gave me to eat; I thirsted, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in;

Godbey New Testament

For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in;

Goodspeed New Testament

For when I was hungry, you gave me food, when I was thirsty you gave me something to drink, when I was a stranger, you invited me to your homes,

John Wesley New Testament

For I was hungry, and ye gave me meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink:

Julia Smith Translation

For I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and ye brought me in:

King James 2000

For I was hungry, and you gave me food: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I was hungry and you gave me [something] to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me [something] to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me as a guest,

Modern King James verseion

For I was hungry, and you gave me food; I was thirsty, and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger, and you took Me in;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I was a hungered, and ye gave me meat. I thirsted, and ye gave me drink. I was harborless, and ye lodged me. I was naked and ye clothed me.

Moffatt New Testament

For I was hungry and you fed me, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you entertained me,

Montgomery New Testament

"'For I was hungry, and you gave me food; I was thirsty, and you gave me drink; I was a stranger, and you took me in;

NET Bible

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,

New Heart English Bible

for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you took me in.

Noyes New Testament

For I was hungry, and ye gave me food; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in;

Sawyer New Testament

for I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; I was a stranger and you took me in;

The Emphasized Bible

For I hungered, and ye gave me to eat, I thirsted, and ye gave me drink, a stranger, was I, and ye took me home,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and ye received me hospitably:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was a stranger, you took me to your homes;

Webster

For I was hungry, and ye gave me food: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

Weymouth New Testament

For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome;

Williams New Testament

For when I was hungry, you gave me something to eat, when I was thirsty you gave me something to drink, when I was a stranger you welcomed me to your homes,

World English Bible

for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you took me in.

Worrell New Testament

for I hungered, and ye gave Me to eat; I thirsted, and ye gave Me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took Me in;

Worsley New Testament

for I was famishing, and ye gave me food; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in;

Youngs Literal Translation

for I did hunger, and ye gave me to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye received me;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I was an hungred
πεινάω 
Peinao 
hunger, be an hungred, be hungry, hungry
Usage: 12

and





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

ye gave
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
ποτίζω 
Potizo 
Usage: 254
Usage: 9

me
μοί 
Moi 
μέ 
me 
μέ 
me 
me, my, I, mine
me, I, my, not tr
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 152
Usage: 122
Usage: 122

φάγω 
Phago 
Usage: 54

διψάω 
Dipsao 
Usage: 6

ποτίζω 
Potizo 
Usage: 9

I was
ἤμην 
Emen 
was, I imprisoned 9, I was , should be
Usage: 9

ξένος 
Xenos 
Usage: 10

ye took
συνάγω 
sunago 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

The Judgment Of The Sheep And The Goats

34 Then will the King say to those on his right, Come, you who have the blessing of my Father, into the kingdom made ready for you before the world was: 35 For I was in need of food, and you gave it to me: I was in need of drink, and you gave it to me: I was wandering, and you took me in; 36 I had no clothing, and you gave it to me: when I was ill, or in prison, you came to me.


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:7

And has done no wrong to any, but has given back to the debtor what is his, and has taken no one's goods by force, and has given food to him who was in need of it, and clothing to him who was without it;

Ezekiel 18:16

Or done wrong to any, or taken anything from one in his debt, or taken goods by force, but has given food to him who was in need of it, and clothing to him who was without it;

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If in any of your towns in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, there is a poor man, one of your countrymen, do not let your heart be hard or your hand shut to him;

Job 31:32

The traveller did not take his night's rest in the street, and my doors were open to anyone on a journey;

Romans 12:13

Giving to the needs of the saints, ready to take people into your houses.

Genesis 18:2-8

And lifting up his eyes, he saw three men before him; and seeing them, he went quickly to them from the door of the tent, and went down on his face to the earth;

Genesis 19:1-3

And at nightfall the two angels came to Sodom; and Lot was seated at the way into the town: and when he saw them he got up and came before them, falling down on his face to the earth.

Job 29:13-16

The blessing of him who was near to destruction came on me, and I put a song of joy into the widow's heart.

Job 31:16-21

If I kept back the desire of the poor; if the widow's eye was looking for help to no purpose;

Psalm 112:5-10

All is well for the man who is kind and gives freely to others; he will make good his cause when he is judged.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Give honour to the Lord with your wealth, and with the first-fruits of all your increase:

Proverbs 11:24-25

A man may give freely, and still his wealth will be increased; and another may keep back more than is right, but only comes to be in need.

Proverbs 14:21

He who has no respect for his neighbour is a sinner, but he who has pity for the poor is happy.

Proverbs 14:31

He who is hard on the poor puts shame on his Maker; but he who has mercy on those who are in need gives him honour.

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.

Proverbs 22:9

He who is kind will have a blessing, for he gives of his bread to the poor.

Proverbs 25:21

If your hater is in need of food, give him bread; and if he is in need of drink, give him water:

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Put out your bread on the face of the waters; for after a long time it will come back to you again.

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to give your bread to those in need, and to let the poor who have no resting-place come into your house? to put a robe on the unclothed one when you see him, and not to keep your eyes shut for fear of seeing his flesh?

Daniel 4:27

For this cause, O King, let my suggestion be pleasing to you, and let your sins be covered by righteousness and your evil-doing by mercy to the poor, so that the time of your well-being may be longer.

Micah 6:8

He has made clear to you, O man, what is good; and what is desired from you by the Lord; only doing what is right, and loving mercy, and walking without pride before your God.

Matthew 10:40-42

He who gives honour to you gives honour to me; and he who gives honour to me gives honour to him who sent me.

Matthew 25:40

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.

Matthew 25:42-43

For I was in need of food, and you gave it not to me; I was in need of drink, and you gave it not to me:

Matthew 26:11

For the poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.

Mark 14:7

The poor you have ever with you, and whenever you have the desire you may do them good: but me you have not for ever.

Luke 11:41

But if you give to the poor such things as you are able, then all things are clean to you.

Luke 14:12-14

And he said to the master of the house, When you give a feast, do not send for your friends and your brothers and your family or your neighbours who have wealth, for they may give a feast for you, and so you will get a reward.

John 13:29

Some were of the opinion that because Judas kept the money-bag Jesus said to him, Get the things we have need of for the feast; or, that he was to give something to the poor.

Acts 4:32

And all those who were of the faith were one in heart and soul: and not one of them said that any of the things which he had was his property only; but they had all things in common.

Acts 9:36-39

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, that is, Dorcas: this woman was given to good works and acts of mercy at all times.

Acts 10:31

Who said, Cornelius, your prayer has come to the ears of God, and your offerings are kept in his memory.

Acts 11:29

And the disciples, everyone as he was able, made a decision to send help to the brothers living in Judaea:

Acts 16:15

And when she and her family had had baptism, she made a request to us, saying, If it seems to you that I am true to the Lord, come into my house and be my guests. And she made us come.

Romans 12:20

But if one who has hate for you is in need of food or of drink, give it to him, for in so doing you will put coals of fire on his head.

Romans 16:23

Gaius, with whom I am living, whose house is open to all the church, sends his love, so does Erastus, the manager of the accounts of the town, and Quartus, the brother.

2 Corinthians 8:1-4

And now we give you news, brothers, about the grace of God which has been given to the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

And that as you are full of every good thing, of faith, of the word, of knowledge, of a ready mind, and of love to us, so you may be full of this grace in the same way.

2 Corinthians 9:7-14

Let every man do after the purpose of his heart; not giving with grief, or by force: for God takes pleasure in a ready giver.

Ephesians 4:28

Let him who was a thief be so no longer, but let him do good work with his hands, so that he may have something to give to him who is in need.

1 Timothy 5:10

And if witness is given of her good works; if she has had the care of children, if she has been kind to travellers, washing the feet of the saints, helping those who are in trouble, giving herself to good works.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;

1 Timothy 6:17

Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;

Hebrews 6:10

For God is true, and will not put away from him the memory of your work and of your love for his name, in the help which you gave and still give to the saints.

Hebrews 13:1-3

Go on loving your brothers in the faith.

Hebrews 13:16

But go on doing good and giving to others, because God is well-pleased with such offerings.

James 1:27

The religion which is holy and free from evil in the eyes of our God and Father is this: to take care of children who have no fathers and of widows who are in trouble, and to keep oneself untouched by the world.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or a sister is without clothing and in need of the day's food,

1 Peter 4:9-10

Keep open house for all with a glad heart;

1 John 3:16-19

In this we see what love is, because he gave his life for us; and it is right for us to give our lives for the brothers.

3 John 1:5-8

My loved one, you are doing a good work in being kind to those brothers who come from other places;

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