Luke 15:17

And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 15:17

And when he came to himselfe, he said, How many hired seruants of my fathers haue bread inough and to spare, and I perish with hunger?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But when he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when he came to himself he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish here with hunger!
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when he came to his senses, he said, What numbers of my father's servants have bread enough, and more, while I am near to death here through need of food!
- Basic English Bible

And coming to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and *I* perish here by famine.
- Darby Bible

And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father have bread enough and to spare, and I am perishing with hunger!
- Webster's Bible

But on coming to himself he said, `How many of my father's hired men have more bread than they want, while I here am dying of hunger!
- Weymouth Bible

But when he came to himself he said, 'How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough to spare, and I'm dying with hunger!
- World English Bible

And he turnede ayen to hym silf, and seide, Hou many hirid men in my fadir hous han plente of looues; and Y perische here thorouy hungir.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And having come to himself, he said, How many hirelings of my father have a superabundance of bread, and I here with hunger am perishing!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 15:17

Wesley's Notes for Luke 15:17


15:17 And coming to himself - For till then he was beside himself, as all men are, so long as they are without God in the world.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 15:17


Lu 15:17 When he came to himself. Sin is an infatuation, a craze. When the blinded eyes of the soul are opened no man is content to abide in sin; that is, in destruction. How many hired servants. The son was now himself a hired servant; so are all sinners, and the service is a hard one.

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