Parallel Verses

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;

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:

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 food, I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink, I was a stranger and you brought Me together with yourselves and welcomed and entertained and lodged Me,

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;

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;

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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;

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 the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. 35 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;
36 I was naked and you clothed Me;
I was sick and you took care of Me;
I was in prison and you visited Me.’


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:7

He doesn’t oppress anyone but returns his collateral to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.

Ezekiel 18:16

He doesn’t oppress anyone, hold collateral, or commit robbery. He gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.

Job 31:32

No stranger had to spend the night on the street,
for I opened my door to the traveler.

Romans 12:13

Share with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality.

Genesis 18:2-8

He looked up, and he saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed to the ground.

Genesis 19:1-3

The two angels entered Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting at Sodom’s gate. When Lot saw them, he got up to meet them. He bowed with his face to the ground

Job 29:13-16

The dying man blessed me,
and I made the widow’s heart rejoice.

Job 31:16-21

If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,

Psalm 112:5-10

Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Honor the Lord with your possessions
and with the first produce of your entire harvest;

Proverbs 11:24-25

One person gives freely,
yet gains more;
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor.

Proverbs 14:21

The one who despises his neighbor sins,
but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Proverbs 14:31

The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,
but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 19:17

Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.

Proverbs 22:9

A generous person will be blessed,
for he shares his food with the poor.

Proverbs 25:21

If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat,
and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Send your bread on the surface of the waters,
for after many days you may find it.

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,
to bring the poor and homeless into your house,
to clothe the naked when you see him,
and not to ignore your own flesh and blood?

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”

Micah 6:8

Mankind, He has told you what is good
and what it is the Lord requires of you:
to act justly,
to love faithfulness,
and to walk humbly with your God.

Matthew 10:40-42

“The one who welcomes you welcomes Me, and the one who welcomes Me welcomes Him who sent Me.

Matthew 25:40

“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.’

Matthew 25:42-43

For I was hungry
and you gave Me nothing to eat;
I was thirsty
and you gave Me nothing to drink;

Matthew 26:11

You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.

Mark 14:7

You always have the poor with you, and you can do what is good for them whenever you want, but you do not always have Me.

Luke 11:41

But give from what is within to the poor, and then everything is clean for you.

Luke 14:12-14

He also said to the one who had invited Him, “When you give a lunch or a dinner, don’t invite your friends, your brothers, your relatives, or your rich neighbors, because they might invite you back, and you would be repaid.

John 13:29

Since Judas kept the money-bag, some thought that Jesus was telling him, “Buy what we need for the festival,” or that he should give something to the poor.

Acts 4:32

Now the large group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but instead they held everything in common.

Acts 9:36-39

In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. She was always doing good works and acts of charity.

Acts 10:31

and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your acts of charity have been remembered in God’s sight.

Acts 11:29

So each of the disciples, according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea.

Acts 16:15

After she and her household were baptized, she urged us, “If you consider me a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house.” And she persuaded us.

Romans 12:20

ButIf your enemy is hungry, feed him.
If he is thirsty, give him something to drink.
For in so doing
you will be heaping fiery coals on his head.

Romans 16:23

Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus greet you.

2 Corinthians 8:1-4

We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God granted to the churches of Macedonia:

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

Now as you excel in everything—faith, speech, knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love for us—excel also in this grace.

2 Corinthians 9:7-14

Each person should do as he has decided in his heart—not reluctantly or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Ephesians 4:28

The thief must no longer steal. Instead, he must do honest work with his own hands, so that he has something to share with anyone in need.

1 Timothy 5:10

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

Hebrews 13:1-3

Let brotherly love continue.

Hebrews 13:16

Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister is without clothes and lacks daily food

1 Peter 4:9-10

Be hospitable to one another without complaining.

1 John 3:16-19

This is how we have come to know love: He laid down His life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers.

3 John 1:5-8

Dear friend, you are showing faithfulness by whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

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