New Living Translation
"When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, 'At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger!
King James Bible
And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
Darby Bible Translation
And coming to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and I perish here by famine.
World English Bible
But when he came to himself he said, 'How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough to spare, and I'm dying with hunger!
Young's Literal Translation
'And having come to himself, he said, How many hirelings of my father have a superabundance of bread, and I here with hunger am perishing!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:17 And coming to himself - For till then he was beside himself, as all men are, so long as they are without God in the world.
LibraryThe Prodigal and his Brother.
Preached February 21, 1853. THE PRODIGAL AND HIS BROTHER. "And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine. It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; was lost, and is found."--Luke xv. 31, 32. There are two classes of sins. There are some sins by which man crushes, wounds, malevolently injures his brother man: those sins which speak of a bad, tyrannical, and selfish heart. Christ met those with denunciation. …
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton
Number one Thousand; Or, "Bread Enough and to Spare"
The Lost Silver Piece
The Turning Point
I pondered the direction of my life, and I turned to follow your laws.
When she runs after her lovers, she won't be able to catch them. She will search for them but not find them. Then she will think, 'I might as well return to my husband, for I was better off with him than I am now.'
The young man became so hungry that even the pods he was feeding the pigs looked good to him. But no one gave him anything.
I will go home to my father and say, "Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you,
Peter finally came to his senses. "It's really true!" he said. "The Lord has sent his angel and saved me from Herod and from what the Jewish leaders had planned to do to me!"
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