Matthew 25:40
Good News Translation
The King will reply, 'I tell you, whenever you did this for one of the least important of these followers of mine, you did it for me!'

Contemporary English Version
The king will answer, "Whenever you did it for any of my people, no matter how unimportant they seemed, you did it for me."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

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And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

the King.

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Proverbs 25:6,7 Appear not glorious before the king, and stand not in the place of great men. . . .

Inasmuch.

Matthew 10:42 And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward.

2 Samuel 9:1,7 And David said: Is there any one, think you, left of the house of Saul, that I may shew kindness to him for Jonathan's sake? . . .

Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Proverbs 19:17 He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Mark 9:41 For whosoever shall give you to drink a cup of water in my name, because you belong to Christ: amen I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.

John 19:26,27 When Jesus therefore had seen his mother and the disciple standing whom he loved, he saith to his mother: Woman, behold thy son. . . .

John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .

1 Corinthians 16:21,22 The salutation of me Paul, with my own hand. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:5 For we preach not ourselves, but Jesus Christ our Lord: and ourselves your servants through Jesus.

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead. . . .

2 Corinthians 8:7-9 That as in all things you abound in faith and word and knowledge and all carefulness, moreover also in your charity towards us: so in this grace also you may abound. . . .

Galatians 5:6,13,22 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing nor uncircumcision: but faith that worketh by Charity. . . .

1 Thessalonians 4:9,10 But as touching the charity of brotherhood, we have no need to write to you: for yourselves have learned of God to love one another. . . .

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

1 John 3:14-19 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death. . . .

1 John 4:7-12,20,21 Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. . . .

1 John 5:1,2 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ, is born of God. And every one that loveth him who begot, loveth him also who is born of him. . . .

the least.

Matthew 12:49,50 And stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said: Behold my mother and my brethren. . . .

Matthew 18:5,6,10 And he that shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me. . . .

Matthew 28:10 Then Jesus said to them: Fear not. Go, tell my brethren that they go into Galilee. There they shall see me.

Mark 3:34,35 And looking round about on them who sat about him, he saith: Behold my mother and my brethren. . . .

John 20:17 Jesus saith to her: Do not touch me: for I am not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brethren and say to them: I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God and to your God.

Hebrews 2:11-15 For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one. For which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying: . . .

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

ye have done it unto me.

Acts 9:4,5 And falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? . . .

Ephesians 5:30 Because we are members of him, body, of his flesh and of his bones.

Context
The Sheep and the Goats
39Or when did we see thee sick or in prison and came to thee? 40And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me. 41Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels.…
Cross References
2 Kings 4:10
Let us, therefore, make him a little chamber, and put a little bed in it for him, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick, that when he cometh to us he may abide there.

Proverbs 14:31
He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Proverbs 19:17
He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Matthew 10:42
And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward.

Matthew 25:34
Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Matthew 25:39
Or when did we see thee sick or in prison and came to thee?

Matthew 25:45
Then he shall answer them, saying: Amen: I say to you, as long as you did it not to one of these least, neither did you do it to me.

Luke 19:38
Saying: Blessed be the king who cometh in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory on high!

Hebrews 2:11
For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one. For which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying:

Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

Revelation 17:14
These shall fight with the Lamb. And the Lamb shall overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him are called and elect and faithful.

Revelation 19:16
And he hath on his garment and on his thigh written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

Additional Translations
And the King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.’

And the King answering, will say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did it to Me.'

And the King shall answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers, you have done it to me.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.'

"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.'

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.
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