New Living Translation
for this son of mine was dead and has now returned to life. He was lost, but now he is found.' So the party began.
King James Bible
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
Darby Bible Translation
for this my son was dead and has come to life, was lost and has been found. And they began to make merry.
World English Bible
for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.' They began to celebrate.
Young's Literal Translation
because this my son was dead, and did live again, and he was lost, and was found; and they began to be merry.
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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. …
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But Jesus told him, "Follow me now. Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead."
But Jesus told him, "Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead! Your duty is to go and preach about the Kingdom of God."
And kill the calf we have been fattening. We must celebrate with a feast,
"Meanwhile, the older son was in the fields working. When he returned home, he heard music and dancing in the house,
We had to celebrate this happy day. For your brother was dead and has come back to life! He was lost, but now he is found!'"
"And I assure you that the time is coming, indeed it's here now, when the dead will hear my voice--the voice of the Son of God. And those who listen will live.
For since their rejection meant that God offered salvation to the rest of the world, their acceptance will be even more wonderful. It will be life for those who were dead!
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