Matthew 25:42

“For I was an hungred, and yee gaue me no meat: I was thirstie, and ye gaue me no drinke:”

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Other Translations

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink:
- King James Version

for I was hungry, and you gave Me {nothing} to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for I was hungry, and ye did not give me to eat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I was in need of food, and you gave it not to me; I was in need of drink, and you gave it not to me:
- Basic English Bible

for I hungered, and ye gave me not to eat; I thirsted, and ye gave me not to drink;
- Darby Bible

For I was hungry, and ye gave me no food: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink:
- Webster's Bible

For when I was hungry, you gave me nothing to eat; when thirsty, you gave me nothing to drink;
- Weymouth Bible

for I was hungry, and you didn't give me food to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me no drink;
- World English Bible

For Y hungride, and ye yauen not me to ete; Y thristide, and ye yauen not me to drynke;
- Wycliffe Bible

for I did hunger, and ye gave me not to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me not to drink;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:42


Mt 25:42,43 For I was an hungered, etc. The reasons of this awful fate are given. The judgment of the wicked is pronounced, not for what they have done, but what they neglected to do.

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • 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
  • John919
    Read ( John 17 ) and you will understand Matthew 23 through 25. We are taken out of the ways of this World but we are still on the earth doing the will of God and feeding the true words of Jesus Christ to those who are his. Earth is the footstool of Jesus Christ and he defeated Satan when he poured out his soul unto death for all those who our Heavenly Father gave unto him forever to love.

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