New International Version
When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?'
King James Bible
Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
Darby Bible Translation
and when saw we thee ill, or in prison, and came to thee?
World English Bible
When did we see you sick, or in prison, and come to you?'
Young's Literal Translation
and when did we see thee infirm, or in prison, and we came unto thee?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lord, when saw we thee an hungered, etc. - This barbarous expression, an hungered, should be banished out of the text, wheresoever it occurs, and the simple word hungry substituted for it. Whatever is done for Christ's sake, is done through Christ's grace; and he who does the work attributes to Jesus both the will and the power by which the work was done, and seeks and expects the kingdom of heaven not as a reward, but as a gift of pure unmerited mercy. Yet, while workers together with his grace, God attributes to them that which they do through his influence, as if they had done it independently of him. God has a right to form what estimate he pleases of the works wrought through himself: but man is never safe except when he attributes all to his Maker.
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Preached at Southsea for the Mission of the Good Shepherd. October 1871. St Matt. xxv. 34-37. "Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous …
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The Day of Judgment. Extracted from a Sermon by Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, and Martyr, 1555. (1)
Conclusion of Our Lord's Discourse. Parables of virgins and Talents. The Final Judgment.
When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you?
"The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'
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