Luke 15:27

And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 15:27

And he said vnto him, Thy brother is come, and thy father hath killed the fatted calfe, because he hath receiued him safe and sound.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he said to him, 'Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf because he has received him back safe and sound.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to him, Your brother has come; and your father has had the young ox put to death because he has come back safely.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to him, Thy brother is come, and thy father has killed the fatted calf because he has received him safe and well.
- Darby Bible

And he said to him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him in health.
- Webster's Bible

`Your brother has come,' he replied; `and your father has had the fat calf killed, because he has got him home safe and sound.'
- Weymouth Bible

He said to him, 'Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and healthy.'
- World English Bible

And he seide to hym, Thi brother is comun, and thi fadir slewe a fat calf, for he resseyuede hym saaf.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he said to him -- Thy brother is arrived, and thy father did kill the fatted calf, because in health he did receive him back.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 15:27

Wesley's Notes for Luke 15:27


15:27 Thy father hath killed the fatted calf - Perhaps he mentions this rather than the robe or ring, as having a nearer connection with the music and dancing.


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