Luke 15:31

And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he said vnto him, Sonne, thou art euer with me, and all that I haue is thine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he said to him, 'Son, you have always been with me, and all that is mine is yours.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that is mine is thine.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to him, Son, you are with me at all times, and all I have is yours.
- Basic English Bible

But he said to him, Child, *thou* art ever with me, and all that is mine is thine.
- Darby Bible

And he said to him, Son, thou art ever with me: and all that I have is thine.
- Webster's Bible

`You my dear son,' said the father, `are always with me, and all that is mine is also yours.
- Weymouth Bible

He said to him, 'Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.
- World English Bible

And he seide to hym, Sone, thou art euer more with me, and alle my thingis ben thine.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And he said to him, Child, thou art always with me, and all my things are thine;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 15:31


15:31 Thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine - This suggests a strong reason against murmuring at the indulgence shown to the greatest of sinners. As the father's receiving the younger son did not cause him to disinherit the elder; so God's receiving notorious sinners will be no loss to those who have always served him; neither will he raise these to a state of glory equal to that of those who have always served him, if they have, upon the whole, made a greater progress in inward as well as outward holiness.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 15:31


Lu 15:31 Son. The father pleads with the envious brother and tries to bring him to a better frame of mind, as Christ pleads with Israel. All that I have is thine. "If a son, then an heir, and a joint heir with Christ" (Ro 8:17).

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