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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
¶ Either what woman hauing ten pieces of siluer, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweepe the house, and seeke diligently till shee find it?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Or what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a lamp, and sweep the house, and seek diligently until she find it?
- American Standard Version (1901)
Or what woman, having ten bits of silver, if one bit has gone from her hands, will not get a light, and go through her house, searching with care till she sees it?
- Basic English Bible
Or, what woman having ten drachmas, if she lose one drachma, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek carefully till she find it?
- Darby Bible
Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she loseth one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she findeth it?
- Webster's Bible
Or what woman who has ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully till she finds it?
- Weymouth Bible
Or what woman, if she had ten drachma coins, if she lost one drachma coin, wouldn't light a lamp, sweep the house, and seek diligently until she found it?
- World English Bible
Or what womman hauynge ten besauntis, and if sche hath lost oo besaunt, whether sche teendith not a lanterne, and turneth vpsodoun the hows, and sekith diligentli, til that sche fynde it?
- Wycliffe Bible
`Or what woman having ten drachms, if she may lose one drachm, doth not light a lamp, and sweep the house, and seek carefully till that she may find?
- Youngs Literal Bible
Lu 15:8-10 What woman having ten pieces of silver? It is the custom of the East to have a string of coins for a bracelet, necklace, or headdress. The joy of finding the lost piece again illustrates the joy of heaven over the lost sinner. Light a candle. Because Eastern rooms, often only lighted by the doors, are very dark.
Eva. Mutyaba Fred's comment on 2015-04-23 00:03:45:
I have ever lost some money my feelings tells me that God realy loves me very much iam of great value use to God, i look at the vallue of money sliver wtat money can do in my life and know what iam, how precious am i before God.
Sharon Yeboah's comment on 2014-01-04 00:10:20:
i like it alot i learn a lot form reading and i help me to understand what im readinh by studying these words.
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