Luke 15:15

And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he went and ioyned himselfe to a citizen of that countrey, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So he went and hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he went and put himself into the hands of one of the people of that country, and he sent him into his fields to give the pigs their food.
- Basic English Bible

And he went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
- Darby Bible

And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
- Webster's Bible

So he went and hired himself to one of the inhabitants of that country, who sent him on to his farm to tend swine;
- Weymouth Bible

He went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed pigs.
- World English Bible

And he wente, and drouy hym to oon of the citeseyns of that cuntre. And he sente hym in to his toun, to fede swyn.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having gone on, he joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him to the fields to feed swine,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 15:15


15:15 And he joined himself to a citizen of that country - Either the devil or one of his children, the genuine citizens of that country which is far from God. He sent him to feed swine - He employed him in the base drudgery of sin.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 15:15


Lu 15:15 To feed swine. The lowest possible occupation for a Jew.

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