Matthew 25:35
Good News Translation
I was hungry and you fed me, thirsty and you gave me a drink; I was a stranger and you received me in your homes,

Contemporary English Version
When I was hungry, you gave me something to eat, and when I was thirsty, you gave me something to drink. When I was a stranger, you welcomed me,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:

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Matthew 25:40 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.

Matthew 10:40-42 He that receiveth you, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent me. . . .

Matthew 26:11 For the poor you have always with you: but me you have not always.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .

Job 29:13-16 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow. . . .

Job 31:16-21 If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait: . . .

Psalm 112:5-10 Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment: . . .

Proverbs 3:9,10 And thy barns shall be filled with abundance, and thy presses shall run over with wine. . . .

Proverbs 11:24,25 The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself. . . .

Proverbs 14:21,31 He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy. . . .

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

Proverbs 22:9 He that is inclined to mercy, shall be blessed: for of his bread he hath given to the poor. He that maketh presents, shall purchase victory and honour: but he carrieth away the souls of the receivers.

Ecclesiastes 11:1,2 Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again. . . .

Isaiah 58:7-11 Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh. . . .

Ezekiel 18:7,16 And hath not wronged any man: but hath restored the pledge to the debtor, hath taken nothing away by violence: hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment: . . .

Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Micah 6:8 I will shew thee, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requireth of thee: Verily to do judgment, and to love mercy, and to walk solicitous with thy God.

Mark 14:7 For the poor you have always with you: and whensoever you will, you may do them good: but me you have not always.

Luke 11:41 But yet that which remaineth, give alms: and behold, all things are clean unto you.

Luke 14:12-14 And he said to him also that had invited him: When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends nor thy brethren nor thy kinsmen nor thy neighbours who are rich; lest perhaps they also invite thee again, and a recompense be made to thee. . . .

John 13:29 For some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said to him: Buy those things which we have need of for the festival day: or that he should give something to the poor.

Acts 4:32 And the multitude of believers had but one heart and one soul. Neither did any one say that aught of the things which he possessed was his own: but all things were common unto them.

Acts 9:36-39 And in Joppe there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. . . .

Acts 10:31 Cornelius, thy prayer is heard and thy alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.

Acts 11:29 And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.

2 Corinthians 8:1-4,7-9 Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia. . . .

2 Corinthians 9:7-14 Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. . . .

Ephesians 4:28 He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need.

1 Timothy 6:17-19 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy) . . .

Philemon 1:7 For I have had great joy and consolation in thy charity, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.

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.

Hebrews 13:16 And do not forget to do good and to impart: for by such sacrifices God's favour is obtained.

James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.

1 Peter 4:9,10 Using hospitality one towards another, without murmuring, . . .

1 John 3:16-19 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. . . .

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Matthew 25:42 For I was hungry and you gave me not to eat: I was thirsty and you gave me not to drink.

Proverbs 25:21 If thy enemy be hungry, give him to eat: if he thirst, give him water to drink:

Romans 12:20 But if the enemy be hungry, give him to eat; if he thirst, give him to drink. For, doing this, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.

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Matthew 25:43 I was a stranger and you took me not in: naked and you covered me not: sick and in prison and you did not visit me.

Genesis 18:2-8 And when he had lifted up his eyes, there appeared to him three men standing near to him: and as soon as he saw them, he ran to meet them from the door of his tent, and adored down to the ground. . . .

Genesis 19:1-3 And the two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of the city. And seeing them, he rose up and went to meet them: and worshipped prostrate to the ground. . . .

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying: If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and abide there. And she constrained us.

Romans 12:13 Communicating to the necessities of the saints. Pursuing hospitality.

Romans 16:23 Caius, my host, and the whole church saluteth you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, saluteth you: and Quartus, a brother.

1 Timothy 5:10 Having testimony for her good works, if she have brought up children, if she have received to harbour, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have ministered to them that suffer tribulation, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Hebrews 13:1-3 Let the charity of the brotherhood abide in you. . . .

1 Peter 4:9 Using hospitality one towards another, without murmuring,

3 John 1:5-8 Dearly beloved, thou dost faithfully whatever thou dost for the brethren: and that for strangers, . . .

Context
The Sheep and the Goats
34Then 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. 35For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in: 36Naked, and you covered me: sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came to me.…
Cross References
Job 31:32
The stranger did not stay without, my door was open to the traveller.

Isaiah 58:7
Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh.

Ezekiel 18:7
And hath not wronged any man: but hath restored the pledge to the debtor, hath taken nothing away by violence: hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment:

Ezekiel 18:16
And hath not grieved any man, nor withholden the pledge, nor taken away with violence, but hath given his bread to the hungry, and covered the naked with a garment:

Romans 12:13
Communicating to the necessities of the saints. Pursuing hospitality.

Hebrews 13:2
And hospitality do not forget: for by this some, being not aware of it, have entertained angels.

James 2:15
And if a brother or sister be naked and want daily food:

James 2:16
And one of you say to them: Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; yet give them not those things that are necessary for the body, what shall it profit?

Additional Translations
For I was hungry and you gave Me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink, I was a stranger and you took Me in,

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For I was hungry, and ye gave me food: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome;

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for I did hunger, and ye gave me to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye received me;
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