Luke 15:16
Good News Translation
He wished he could fill himself with the bean pods the pigs ate, but no one gave him anything to eat.

Contemporary English Version
He would have been glad to eat what the pigs were eating, but no one gave him a thing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.

New American Bible
And he longed to eat his fill of the pods on which the swine fed, but nobody gave him any.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.

he would.

Isaiah 44:20 Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

Isaiah 55:2 Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which doth not satisfy you? Hearken diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and your soul shall be delighted in fatness.

Lamentations 4:5 He. They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.

Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feedeth on the wind, and followeth the burning heat: all the day long he multiplied lies and desolation: and he hath made a covenant with the Assyrians, and carried oil into Egypt.

Romans 6:19-21 I speak an human thing, because of the infirmity of your flesh. For as you have yielded your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity, unto iniquity: so now yield your members to serve justice, unto sanctification. . . .

that.

Psalm 73:22 And I am brought to nothing, and I knew not.

no.

Psalm 142:4 I looked on my right hand, and beheld, and there was no one that would know me. Flight hath failed me: and there is no one that hath regard to my soul.

Isaiah 57:3 But draw near hither, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer, and of the harlot.

Jonah 2:2-8 And Jonah prayed to the Lord, his God, out of the belly of the fish. . . .

Context
The Parable of the Prodigal Son
15And he went and cleaved to one of the citizens of that country. And he sent him into his farm to feed swine. 16And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him. 17And returning to himself, he said: How many hired servants in my father's house abound with bread, and I here perish with hunger!…
Cross References
Matthew 7:6
Give not that which is holy to dogs; neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turning upon you, they tear you.

Luke 15:15
And he went and cleaved to one of the citizens of that country. And he sent him into his farm to feed swine.

Luke 15:17
And returning to himself, he said: How many hired servants in my father's house abound with bread, and I here perish with hunger!

Additional Translations
He longed to fill his belly with the pods the pigs were eating, but no one would give him a thing.

And he was longing to fill his belly from the pods that the pigs were eating, and no one was giving to him.

And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave to him.

And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.

And he longed to fill his belly with the husks which the swine were eating; and no one gave to him.

And he would fain have been filled with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.

And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat; and no man gave to him.

and he longed to make a hearty meal of the pods the swine were eating, but no one gave him any.

He wanted to fill his belly with the husks that the pigs ate, but no one gave him any.

and he was desirous to fill his belly from the husks that the swine were eating, and no one was giving to him.
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