New Living Translation
'Your brother is back,' he was told, 'and your father has killed the fattened calf. We are celebrating because of his safe return.'
King James Bible
And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, Thy brother is come, and thy father has killed the fatted calf because he has received him safe and well.
World English Bible
He said to him, 'Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and healthy.'
Young's Literal Translation
and he said to him -- Thy brother is arrived, and thy father did kill the fatted calf, because in health he did receive him back.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:27 Thy father hath killed the fatted calf - Perhaps he mentions this rather than the robe or ring, as having a nearer connection with the music and dancing.
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"
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1 Samuel 28:24
The woman had been fattening a calf, so she hurried out and killed it. She took some flour, kneaded it into dough and baked unleavened bread.
"So he sent other servants to tell them, 'The feast has been prepared. The bulls and fattened cattle have been killed, and everything is ready. Come to the banquet!'
and he asked one of the servants what was going on.
"The older brother was angry and wouldn't go in. His father came out and begged him,
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