The Final Judgment

31 (A)“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, (B)then he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 Before him (C)will be gathered (D)all the nations, and (E)he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates (F)the sheep from the goats. 33 And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left. 34 Then (G)the King will say to (H)those on his right, ‘Come, you (I)who are blessed by my Father, (J)inherit (K)the kingdom (L)prepared for you (M)from the foundation of the world. 35 For (N)I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you (O)gave me drink, (P)I was a stranger and you welcomed me, 36 (Q)I was naked and you clothed me, (R)I was sick and you (S)visited me, (T)I was in prison and you came to me.’ 37 Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? 38 And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? 39 And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’ 40 And (U)the King will answer them, (V)‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these (W)my brothers,[a] you did it to me.’

41 “Then he will say to those on his left, (X)‘Depart from me, you (Y)cursed, into (Z)the eternal fire prepared for (AA)the devil and his angels. 42 For (AB)I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink, 43 I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’ 44 Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to you?’ 45 Then he will answer them, saying, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did not do it to one of the least of these, (AC)you did not do it to me.’ 46 And these will go away (AD)into eternal punishment, but the righteous (AE)into (AF)eternal life.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 25:40 Or brothers and sisters

But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are (A)storing up (B)wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed.

(C)He will render to each one according to his works:

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22 What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience (A)vessels of wrath (B)prepared for destruction, 23 in order to make known (C)the riches of his glory for vessels of mercy, which he (D)has prepared beforehand for glory—

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Anger

21 (A)“You have heard that it was said to those of old, (B)‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable (C)to judgment.’

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19 (A)Repent therefore, and (B)turn back, that (C)your sins may be blotted out,

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and to grant (A)relief to you who are afflicted as well as to us, when (B)the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven (C)with his mighty angels (D)in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those (E)who do not know God and on those who (F)do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. They will suffer the punishment of (G)eternal destruction, (H)away from[a] the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might, 10 (I)when he comes on (J)that day (K)to be glorified in his saints, and to be marveled at among all who have believed, because our (L)testimony to you (M)was believed.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Thessalonians 1:9 Or destruction that comes from

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