Matthew 25:32

“And before him shall be gathered all nations, and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepheard diuideth his sheepe from the goats.”

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And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth [his] sheep from the goats:
- King James Version

"All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and before him shall be gathered all the nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as the shepherd separateth the sheep from the goats;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And before him all the nations will come together; and they will be parted one from another, as the sheep are parted from the goats by the keeper.
- Basic English Bible

and all the nations shall be gathered before him; and he shall separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
- Darby Bible

And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:
- Webster's Bible

and all the nations will be gathered into His presence. And He will separate them from one another, just as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
- Weymouth Bible

Before him all the nations will be gathered, and he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
- World English Bible

and alle folkis schulen be gaderid bifor hym,
- Wycliffe Bible

and gathered together before him shall be all the nations, and he shall separate them from one another, as the shepherd doth separate the sheep from the goats,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:32


Mt 25:32 Before him shall be gathered all nations. It will be the day of the final account of all the world. He shall separate them. Now for the first time the separation takes place. The two classes have been mingled on the earth; every nation, country, town and city has had its wicked as well as righteous; nay, even into the church the bad have crept, but now they are separated forever.

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • Teri
    ch.25: mainly be diligent and responsible with what you have been given-God is coming with rewards in His hand. We may be surprised by the things he has kept in our account when we get to heaven, but we know the Father desires to give us the kingdom. I don't want to be a goat!
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 31-33, on that great-day, the process of separating the 'saved' from the' unsaved' will be so simple.
  • Obbie Beal
    Verse 1-13, only 50 percent entered into the marriage, 50 percent did not make it in. 14-30 someone wasted her his talent Life Free or slave, Life from Jehovah GOD is the talent foundation, what we do with our Life is a personal-chore never-the-less I shall give an account to GOD that day. And I will not be able to blame nobody for what I did or did not do with my talent life.
  • Obbie Beal
    34 - 46 Jesus explain my 'personal' responsibility! i can not blame my failure on no body but myself!
  • Ivy Johnson
    The reason why the dead in Christ rise first, is because they have to come from 6 feet under. Their bodies are meeting-up with their spirit in the air.Those alive and remain are on the earth. They do not have far to go. That is why the dead in Christ has to rise first. Both those who are dead, and those alive will receive their Glorified Bodies. Just like Our Lords. A Bloodless Body! GLORY!!!!
  • Grace Koome
    Todays word according to Matthew 25:23 is addressing a very important issue that is lacking grossly from majority of people some Christians included, that is faithfullness in whatever is entrusted to us , whether in Church, business or workplace sometimes including family!. How faithful are we especially here in Africa and my country Kenya in managelent of the vast resources God has given us? How faithful are we in Church no matter how 'small' the Godly assignment appear whether its teaching in Sunday School or in Ushering or tithing? God help us but we need to search our hearts and decide,"let it start with me.". God be given all the glory. Amen

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