Matthew 25:44

Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then shall they also answere him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sicke, or in prison, and did not minister vnto thee?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then they themselves also will answer, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then shall they also answer, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then will they make answer, saying, Lord, when did we see you in need of food or drink, or wandering, or without clothing, or ill, or in prison, and did not take care of you?
- Basic English Bible

Then shall *they* also answer saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungering, or thirsting, or a stranger, or naked, or ill, or in prison, and have not ministered to thee?
- Darby Bible

Then will they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister to thee?
- Webster's Bible

Then will they also answer, `Lord, when did we see Thee hungry or thirsty or homeless or ill-clad or sick or in prison, and not come to serve Thee?'
- Weymouth Bible

Then they will also answer, saying, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and didn't help you?'
- World English Bible

Thanne and thei schulen answere to hym, and schulen seie, Lord, whanne sayn we thee hungrynge, or thristynge, or herboreles, or nakid, or sijk, or in prisoun, and we serueden not to thee?
- Wycliffe Bible

`Then shall they answer, they also, saying, Lord, when did we see thee hungering, or thirsting, or a stranger, or naked, or infirm, or in prison, and we did not minister to thee?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 25:44


25:44 Then will they answer - So the endeavour to justify themselves, will remain with the wicked even to that day!


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:44


Mt 25:44 Then shall they also answer him, etc. These, too, inquire if this is possible. If they had seen him in his splendor they certainly would have denied him nothing.

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • Bruce
    disciple: The Holy Spirit will Teach us all things.1John 2:27. As We study His Word. When one is seating on Their Throne and blinded by pride,their Judgment gets Blurry, look at Hamam: Esther 7:10. With Christ on The Throne We can all Grow together.
  • A disciple
    I'm sure that some are really getting annoyed by now with some of my input; but how can someone just be quiet, when there's so much misinformation and wrong notions about interpreting the Scriptures? We should AVOID getting into a habit of imagination and spiritualism, to substitute for real understanding; which only comes from God's Spirit, over time and maturity through proof of trial and faith.
  • SeaHorse
    I agree with Irene that the oil is the Holy Spirit. But who are them that sell? I think it is the Prophets, the scribes of the Word, for in them is knowledge, which begets good works, which begets wisdom, which begets good life choices, which begets contentment from God which is of the Holy Spirit. If in this life, you can aquire to yourself blessings from God, this is the Holy Spirit.oil/lite
  • Bill G
    Believers will give an account of their stewardship on earth when at the judgement seat of Christ. James Hollandsworth has a very helpful message on this passage entitled, " Parables of Talents and Pounds " in his series Rightly Dividing the Parables.
  • Lilian
    Well done good and faithful servant thou has been faithful over a few things I will make thee a ruler of many things enter into the Joy of the Lord Amen hallelujah Praise you Jesus and thanks for your blood
  • Wesley Archuleta
    God gave you the gift of life, What you do with it is your gift to him,So be sure to give him a gift that is worth receiving.

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