Before the judgment-seat of Christ (emprosqen tou bhmato tou Cristou). Old word bhma, a step (from bainw), a platform, the seat of the judge ( Matthew 27:19 ). Christ is Saviour, Lord, and Judge of us all (tou panta, the all). That each may receive (ina komishtai ekasto). Receive as his due, komizw means, old verb. See on "Mt 25:27". Bad (paulon). Old word, akin to German faul, worthless, of no account, base, wicked.