Matthew 25:33

And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he shall set the sheepe on his right hand, but the goats on the left.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and He will put the sheep on His right, and the goats on the left.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he will put the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left.
- Basic English Bible

and he will set the sheep on his right hand, and the goats on [his] left.
- Darby Bible

And he will set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.
- Webster's Bible

and will make the sheep stand at His right hand, and the goats at His left.
- Weymouth Bible

He will set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.
- World English Bible

and he schal departe hem atwynne, as a scheeperde departith scheep from kidis; and he schal sette the scheep on his riythalf, and the kidis on the lefthalf.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he shall set the sheep indeed on his right hand, and the goats on the left.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:33


Mt 25:33 He shall set the sheep on his right hand. The sheep, who represent the righteous, are placed at the right hand, the place of honor. See Heb 12:2.

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • A disciple
    "Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man.. and I was afraid and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo there thou hast that is thine. His Lord answered and said unto him, THOU WICKED AND SLOTHFUL SERVANT...Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.. And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
  • A Christian
    Perhaps the wise virgins knew their spiritual condition needed work that could only be performed under the anaesthetic of darkness?
  • Anne
    We should share our gifts and talents with others 1 Peter 4:10 tells us "As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another; as good stewards of the manifold grace of God".
  • Evangelist Andrew Kelly
    We are taking about taking oil, that oil is the words of the King Jame bible in order to keep our light shining in Christ Jesus the Son of God. I see many foolish Christians of the hour looking for water and no oil to extinguish the lamp of the words of the Gospel of Christ.

    Ephesians 5:[8] For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
  • A disciple
    "And five of them were wise, and five foolish." The *wise (having the power of discerning and judging properly as to what is true or right, and conducting oneself thereby) are those Blessed, which when the Lord comes shall find so doing; and the *foolish (moron; a person who is notably stupid or lacking in good judgment) who neglected the truth and had no *enthusiasm (possession by God within).
  • C
    Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this , To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. James 1:27

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