Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For this my sonne was dead, and is aliue againe; hee was lost, & is found. And they began to be merie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this, my son, who was dead, is living again; he had gone away from me, and has come back. And they were full of joy.
- Basic English Bible

for this my son was dead and has come to life, was lost and has been found. And they began to make merry.
- Darby Bible

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
- Webster's Bible

for my son here was dead and has come to life again: he was lost and has been found.' "And they began to be merry.
- Weymouth Bible

for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.' They began to celebrate.
- World English Bible

For this my sone was deed, and hath lyued ayen; he perischid, and is foundun. And alle men bigunnen to ete.
- Wycliffe Bible

because this my son was dead, and did live again, and he was lost, and was found; and they began to be merry.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 15:24


Lu 15:24 For my son was dead, and is alive. See Eph 2:1-6. It was a spiritual resurrection. They began to be merry. Gladness should be manifested by all saints at the repentance of sinners.

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