New International Version
He longed to fill his stomach with the pods that the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything.
King James Bible
And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he longed to fill his belly with the husks which the swine were eating; and no one gave to him.
World English Bible
He wanted to fill his belly with the husks that the pigs ate, but no one gave him any.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
With the husks - Κερατιων. Bochart, I think, has proved that κερατια does not mean husks: to signify which the Greek botanical writers use the word λοβοι; several examples of which he gives from Theophrastus. He shows, also, that the original word means the fruit of the ceratonia or charub tree, which grows plentifully in Syria. This kind of pulse, Columella observes, was made use of to feed swine. See Bochart, Hieroz. lib. ii. cap. lvi. col. 707-10.
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The younger son took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.--LUKE 15:13. Such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.--We . . . were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) and …
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"Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
So he went and hired himself out to a citizen of that country, who sent him to his fields to feed pigs.
"When he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death!
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