New American Standard Bible
and bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate;
King James Bible
And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
Darby Bible Translation
and bring the fatted calf and kill it, and let us eat and make merry:
World English Bible
Bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat, and celebrate;
Young's Literal Translation
and having brought the fatted calf, kill it, and having eaten, we may be merry,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Be merry - Literally, "eating, let us rejoice." The word "merry" does not quite express the meaning of the Greek. "Merriment" denotes a light, playful, jovial mirth. The Greek denotes simply "joy - let us be happy, or joyful."
LibraryThe Humanity of God
ST. LUKE xv. 7. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. There are three parables in this chapter: all agree in one quality-- in their humanity. God shows us in them that there is something in his character which is like the best and simplest parts of our characters. God himself likens himself to men, that men may understand him and love him. Why there should be more joy over the …
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1 Samuel 28:24
The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.
Better is a dish of vegetables where love is Than a fattened ox served with hatred.
"But the father said to his slaves, 'Quickly bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;
for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
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