Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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.'

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 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.' 41 "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the devil and his angels!


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple, I tell you the truth, he will never lose his reward."

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.

Proverbs 14:31

The one who oppresses the poor insults his Creator, but whoever shows favor to the needy honors him.

Matthew 25:34

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.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.

1 Peter 1:22

You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.

1 John 4:7-12

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.

Matthew 28:10

Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee. They will see me there."

Mark 9:41

For I tell you the truth, whoever gives you a cup of water because you bear Christ's name will never lose his reward.

John 20:17

Jesus replied, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. Go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

John 21:15-17

Then when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these do?" He replied, "Yes, Lord, you know I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."

Galatians 5:13

For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity to indulge your 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

for we are members of his body.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have crossed over from death to life because we love our fellow Christians. The one who does not love remains in death.

2 Samuel 9:1

Then David asked, "Is anyone still left from the family of Saul, so that I may extend kindness to him for the sake of Jonathan?"

2 Samuel 9:7

David said to him, "Don't be afraid, because I will certainly extend kindness to you for the sake of Jonathan your father. You will be a regular guest at my table."

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not honor yourself before the king, and do not stand in the place of great men;

Matthew 10:40

"Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me.

Matthew 12:49-50

And pointing toward his disciples he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!

Matthew 18:5-6

And whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me.

Matthew 18:10

"See that you do not disdain one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.

Mark 3:34-35

And looking at those who were sitting around him in a circle, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!

John 19:26-27

So when Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing there, he said to his mother, "Woman, look, here is your son!"

Acts 9:4-5

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

Romans 8:29

because those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.

1 Corinthians 16:21-22

I, Paul, send this greeting with my own hand.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not proclaim ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

But as you excel in everything -- in faith, in speech, in knowledge, and in all eagerness and in the love from us that is in you -- make sure that you excel in this act of kindness too.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

Now on the topic of brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

Hebrews 2:11-15

For indeed he who makes holy and those being made holy all have the same origin, and so he is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,

1 John 4:20-2

If anyone says "I love God" and yet hates his fellow Christian, he is a liar, because the one who does not love his fellow Christian whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.

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