New American Standard Bible
But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been 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.
Darby Bible Translation
But it was right to make merry and rejoice, because this thy brother was dead and has come to life again, and was lost and has been found.
World English Bible
But it was appropriate to celebrate and be glad, for this, your brother, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.'"
Young's Literal Translation
but to be merry, and to be glad, it was needful, because this thy brother was dead, and did live again, he was lost, and was found.'
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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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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.
"And he said to him, 'Son, you have always been with me, and all that is mine is yours.
For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?
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