Matthew 25:31-41 NIV

The Sheep and the Goats

31 "When the Son of Man comes1 in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his throne2 in heavenly glory.

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32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate3 the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.4

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33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.
34 "Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom5 prepared for you since the creation of the world.6

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35 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 invited me in,7

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36 I needed clothes and you clothed me,8 I was sick and you looked after me,9 I was in prison and you came to visit me.'10

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37 "Then the righteous will answer him, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?
38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you?
39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?'
40 "The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'11

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41 "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me,12 you who are cursed, into the eternal fire13 prepared for the devil and his angels.14

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