Parallel Verses

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.'

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.’

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.'

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.'

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 When did we see you sick or in prison, and visit you?' 40 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.' 41 "Then he will say to those on his left, "Get away from me, you who are accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the Devil and his angels!


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to the LORD the benefit of his gift will return to him in abundance.

Matthew 10:42

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple will never lose his reward."

Galatians 5:6

for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. What matters is faith expressed through love.

Proverbs 14:31

Whoever oppresses the poor defies their Creator, but whoever is kind to the needy honors them.

Matthew 25:34

"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.

1 Peter 1:22

Now that you have obeyed the truth and have purified your souls to love your brothers sincerely, you must love one another intensely and with a pure heart.

1 John 4:7-12

Dear friends, let us continuously love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God.

Matthew 28:10

Then Jesus told them, "Stop being frightened! Go and tell my brothers to leave for Galilee, and they will see me there."

Mark 9:41

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to the Messiah will never lose his reward."

John 20:17

Jesus told her, "Don't hold on to me, because I haven't yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, "I'm ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

John 21:15-17

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" Peter told him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."

Galatians 5:13

For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity to gratify your flesh, but through love make it your habit to serve one another.

Galatians 5:22

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

Ephesians 5:30

For we are parts of his body of his flesh and of his bones.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love one another. The person who does not love remains spiritually dead.

2 Samuel 9:1

Later on, David asked, "Is there anyone left alive from Saul's household to whom I can show gracious love in memory of Jonathan?"

2 Samuel 9:7

"Don't be afraid," David reassured him, "because I'm going to show gracious love to you in memory of your father Jonathan. I'm going to restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you'll always have a place at my table!"

Proverbs 25:6-7

Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men,

Matthew 10:40

"The one who receives you receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me.

Matthew 12:49-50

Then pointing with his hand at his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers,

Matthew 18:5-6

and whoever receives a little child like this in my name receives me."

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.

Mark 3:34-35

Then looking at the people sitting around him, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!

John 19:26-27

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he kept loving standing there, he told his mother, "Dear lady, here is your son."

Acts 9:4-5

He dropped 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 be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that the Son might be the firstborn among many brothers.

1 Corinthians 16:21-22

I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves, but rather Jesus the Messiah as Lord, and ourselves as merely your servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

Indeed, the more your faith, speech, knowledge, enthusiasm, and love for us increase, the more we want you to be rich in this work of kindness.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

Now you do not need anyone to write to you about brotherly love, since you have been taught by God to love each other.

Hebrews 2:11-15

because both the one who sanctifies and those who are being sanctified all have the same Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers

1 John 4:20-2

Whoever says, "I love God," but hates his brother is a liar. The one who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love the God whom he has not seen.

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