Luke 15:32
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English Standard Version
It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’”

King James Bible
It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

American Standard Version
But it was meet to make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again ; and was lost, and is found.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
But it was meet to make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Webster's Bible Translation
It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Weymouth New Testament
We are bound to make merry and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life, he was lost and has been found.'"

Luke 15:32 Parallel
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was meet.

Luke 7:34 The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and you say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a drunkard, a friend of publicans and sinners!

Psalm 51:8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which you have broken may rejoice.

Isaiah 35:10 And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy on their heads...

Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right...

Jonah 4:10,11 Then said the LORD, You have had pity on the gourd, for the which you have not labored, neither made it grow; which came up in a night...

Romans 3:4,19 God forbid: yes, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That you might be justified in your sayings...

Romans 15:9-13 And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to you among the Gentiles...

for.

Luke 15:24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

Ephesians 2:1-10 And you has he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins...

Cross References
Luke 15:24
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.' And they began to celebrate.

Luke 15:31
And he said to him, 'Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.

Romans 11:15
For if their rejection means the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead?

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