And before him shall be gathered all nacions, and he shall sever them won from another, as a shepherd putteth asunder the sheep from the goats. And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, and the goats on his left.
For I was anhungred, and ye gave me no meat; I thirsted, and ye gave me no drink; I was harbourless, and ye lodged me not; I was naked, and ye clothed me not; I was sick and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Note 1. S. Matthew, xxv. 31. I have taken this incomparable vision or myth from Tyndales translation, 1526, to show how much our Bible owes to him: but I have kept the following words from the Authorised Version. Glory, throne of his glory, foundation, unto in one place for to: and punishment for pain. I have also omitted ye once and hand once. I have modernised Tyndales spelling for convenience, but have kept won (one) to show how old that pronunciation was: and have left other old spellings alongside of it to keep it company, lest it should seem a misprint. I followed Dr. Bosworths reprint. [back]