Matthew 25:39

39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’

Matthew 25:39 in Other Translations

KJV
39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
ESV
39 And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?'
NLT
39 When did we ever see you sick or in prison and visit you?’
MSG
39
CSB
39 When did we see You sick, or in prison, and visit You?'

Matthew 25:39 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 25:39

Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto
thee?
] For though he bore the sicknesses of his people, yet we never read of his being sick himself, nor was he ever cast into prison; but this has been the case of many of his servants, as John the Baptist, Peter, and Paul, and multitudes of others, who have been tenderly and affectionately used by their fellow Christians.

Matthew 25:39 In-Context

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, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
41 “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.