Luke 15:13

And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 15:13

And not many dayes after, the yonger sonne gathered al together, and tooke his iourney into a farre countrey, and there wasted his substance with riotous liuing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together and took his journey into a far country; and there he wasted his substance with riotous living.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And not long after, the younger son got together everything which was his and took a journey into a far-away country, and there all his money went in foolish living.
- Basic English Bible

And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.
- Darby Bible

And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
- Webster's Bible

No long time afterwards the younger son got all together and travelled to a distant country, where he wasted his money in debauchery and excess.
- Weymouth Bible

Not many days after, the younger son gathered all of this together and traveled into a far country. There he wasted his property with riotous living.
- World English Bible

And not aftir many daies, whanne alle thingis weren gederid togider, the yonger sone wente forth in pilgrymage in to a fer cuntre; and there he wastide hise goodis in lyuynge lecherously.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And not many days after, having gathered all together, the younger son went abroad to a far country, and there he scattered his substance, living riotously;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 15:13

Wesley's Notes for Luke 15:13


15:13 He took a journey into a far country - Far from God: God was not in all his thoughts: And squandered away his substance - All the grace he had received.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 15:13


Lu 15:13 Into a far country. Wandered far away from the Father's house, from God. Wasted his substance. All do in that far country. The worldly life is a wasted life. It is more baneful to waste our spiritual opportunities and resources than to waste earthly goods.

Discussion for Luke 15:13

  • Rev. Lawrence Williams on Luke 15:13
    Luke 15:13 This young man went far from the will of God to do his own thing, far from righteousness, and when that happends, we often fine ourselves in a terrible place.


 

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