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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW - Chapter 25 - Verse 33

Verse 33. Shall set the sheep, etc. By the sheep are denoted, here, the righteous. The name is given to them because the sheep is an emblem of innocence and harmlessness. See Joh 10:7, 14-16, 27; Ps 100:3; 74:1; 23:1.

 

On his right hand. The right hand is the place of honour, and denotes the situation of those who are honoured, or those who are virtuous. See Ec 10:2; Eph 1:20; Ps 110:1; Ac 2:25,33.

 

The goats. The wicked. See Eze 34:17.

The left. That is, the left hand. This was the place of dishonour, denoting condemnation. See Ec 10:2.

{z} "right hand" Heb 1:3

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