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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.

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.

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.’

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

The King will answer and say to them, ‘I assure you and most solemnly say to you, to the extent that you did it for one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, 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.

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.'

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.

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.'

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

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 
Usage: 41


Usage: 0

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
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

ye have done
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
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

one
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

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

Context Readings

The Judgment Of The Sheep And The Goats

39 And when did we see you ill, or in prison, and come to you? 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. 41 Then will he say to those on the left, Go from me, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire which is ready for the Evil One and his angels:


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he will not go without his reward.

Galatians 5:6

Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.

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.

Matthew 25:34

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:

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.

1 Peter 1:22

And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:

1 John 4:7-12

My loved ones, let us have love for one another: because love is of God, and everyone who has love is a child of God and has knowledge of God.

Matthew 28:10

Then said Jesus to them, Have no fear: go and give word to my brothers to go into Galilee, and there they will see me.

Mark 9:41

Whoever gives you a cup of water, because you are Christ's, truly I say to you, he will in no way be without his reward.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.

John 21:15-17

Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.

Galatians 5:13

Because you, brothers, were marked out to be free; only do not make use of your free condition to give the flesh its chance, but through love be servants one to another.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

Ephesians 5:30

Because we are parts of his body.

1 John 3:14-19

We are conscious that we have come out of death into life because of our love for the brothers. He who has no love is still in death.

2 Samuel 9:1

And David said, Is there still anyone of Saul's family living, so that I may be a friend to him, because of Jonathan?

2 Samuel 9:7

And David said to him, Have no fear: for truly I will be good to you, because of your father Jonathan, and I will give back to you all the land which was Saul's; and you will have a place at my table at all times.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not take glory for yourself before the king, and do not put yourself in the place of the great:

Matthew 10:40

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 12:49-50

And he put out his hand to his disciples and said, See, my mother and my brothers!

Matthew 18:5-6

And whoever gives honour to one such little child in my name, gives honour to me:

Matthew 18:10

Let it not seem to you that one of these little ones is of no value; for I say to you that in heaven their angels see at all times the face of my Father in heaven.

Mark 3:34-35

And looking round at those who were seated about him, he said, See, my mother and my brothers!

John 19:26-27

So when Jesus saw his mother and the disciple who was dear to him, he said to his mother, Mother, there is your son!

Acts 9:4-5

And he went down on the earth, and a voice said to him, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly?

Romans 8:29

Because those of whom he had knowledge before they came into existence, were marked out by him to be made like his Son, so that he might be the first among a band of brothers:

1 Corinthians 16:21-22

I, Paul, send you these words of love in my writing.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For our preaching is not about ourselves, but about Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your servants through Jesus.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

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.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

But about loving the brothers, there is no need for me to say anything to you in this letter: for you have the teaching of God that love for one another is right and necessary;

Hebrews 2:11-15

For he who makes holy and those who are made holy are all of one family; and for this reason it is no shame for him to give them the name of brothers,

1 John 4:20-2

If a man says, I have love for God, and has hate for his brother, his words are false: for how is the man who has no love for his brother whom he has seen, able to have love for God whom he has not seen?

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