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But we had to celebrate and be happy, because your brother was dead, but now he is alive; he was lost, but now he has been found.'"
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But it was fit that we should make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found.
Luke 7:34 The Son of man is come eating and drinking. And you say: Behold a man that is a glutton and a drinker of wine, a friend of publicans and sinners.
Psalm 51:8 To my hearing thou shalt give joy and gladness: and the bones that have been humbled shall rejoice.
Isaiah 35:10 And the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and shall come into Sion with praise, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know these things? for the ways of the Lord are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall in them.
Jonah 4:10,11 And the Lord said to Jonah: Dost thou think thou hast reason to be angry, for the ivy? And he said: I am angry with reason even unto death. . . .
Romans 3:4,19 But God is true and every man a liar, as it is written: That thou mayest be justified in thy words and mayest overcome when thou art judged. . . .
Romans 15:9-13 But that the Gentiles are to glorify God for his mercy, as it is written: Therefore will I confess to thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles and will sing to thy name. . . .
Luke 15:24 Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry.
Ephesians 2:1-10 And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, . . .
ContextThe Parable of the Prodigal Son
…31But he said to him: Son, thou art always with me; and all I have is thine. 32But it was fit that we should make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found.
Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry.
But he said to him: Son, thou art always with me; and all I have is thine.
For if the loss of them be the reconciliation of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?
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