But why do you judge your brother? or why do you set at nothing your brother?…
Peter Cooper of New York, a man who spends a large amount of money on philanthropic objects, took a great interest in a Woman's Art School. One day he stood watching the portrait class in that institution, whilst they were drawing a likeness of the same model from different positions. One scholar took the face in profile; another had it turned a little into the shadow; a third saw more of the full face, and represented it accordingly; whilst others worked still further into the light or away from it. Of course the portraits thus taken were very different; some of them, indeed, so different, that any one unacquainted with the original might have been almost excused for thinking that they were portraits of different people. Mr. Cooper observing the scene, said, "Such a sight as this should be a lesson in charity, when we perceive how the same person may be so different, according to the way he is looked at by various people."
(Sunday at Home.)
Parallel VersesKJV: But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
WEB: But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.