Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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!
And they came out to see what happened. And they came to Jesus, and found the man, from whom the demons had gone out, sitting near the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.
And having lifted up his eyes in Hades, being in torments, he sees Abraham from afar and Lazarus by his bosom.
As a dream from awakening, O LORD, when thou waken, thou will despise their form.
This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event to all. Yea also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that [they go] to the dead.
Surely after that I was turned back. I repented, and after I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh. I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I bore the reproach of my youth.
Because he considers, and turns away from all his transgressions that he has committed, he shall surely live. He shall not die.
Now having heard this, they were pierced in the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, Men, brothers, what will we do?
And having asked for lights, he rushed in, and having become trembling, he fell down before Paul and Silas.
And punishing them often at all the synagogues, I compelled them to blaspheme. And being extraordinarily furious toward them, I persecuted them even as far as to outside cities.
But God, being rich in mercy, through his great love that he loved us,
Therefore he says, Awake, thou who sleep. And arise from the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.
But when the kindness and philanthropy of God our Savior appeared,
Be not led astray, my beloved brothers.
After rising, I will go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in thy sight.