Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And having risen, he came to his father. And yet being far off, his father saw him, and felt compassion, and having run, fell upon his neck, and kissed him.

New American Standard Bible

So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.

King James Version

And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Holman Bible

So he got up and went to his father. But while the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran, threw his arms around his neck, and kissed him.

International Standard Version

"So he got up and went to his father. While he was still far away, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and kissed him affectionately.

A Conservative Version

And having risen, he went to his father. But while he was still distant, afar off, his father saw him and felt compassion. And having ran, he fell on his neck, and kissed him much.

American Standard Version

And he arose, and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Amplified

So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.

An Understandable Version

So, he got up and went to his father. But while he was still some distance [from the house], his father saw him and felt deep pity [for him], so ran and embraced him and kissed him [enthusiastically].

Anderson New Testament

And he arose, and came to his father. And while he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion on him, and ran and fell upon his neck, and kissed him.

Bible in Basic English

And he got up and went to his father. But while he was still far away, his father saw him and was moved with pity for him and went quickly and took him in his arms and gave him a kiss.

Common New Testament

And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion for him, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so he departed and went to his father. but while he was yet at a distance, his father saw him, and mov'd with compassion, ran and threw himself upon his neck, and kissed him.

Darby Translation

And he rose up and went to his own father. But while he was yet a long way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell upon his neck, and covered him with kisses.

Godbey New Testament

And having risen, he came to his father. And he being yet a great way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and having run, fell upon his neck, and kissed him copiously.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him, and pitied him, and ran and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

John Wesley New Testament

And he arose and came to his father: But while he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and his bowels yearned, and he ran, and fell on his neck and kissed him.

King James 2000

And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he set out [and] came to his own father. But [while] he was still a long way away, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran {and embraced him} and kissed him.

Modern King James verseion

And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he arose, and went to his father. And when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran unto him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Moffatt New Testament

So he got up and went off to his father. But when he was still far away his father saw him and felt pity for him and ran to fall upon his neck and kiss him.

Montgomery New Testament

"So he arose and went to his father; but while he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

NET Bible

So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way from home his father saw him, and his heart went out to him; he ran and hugged his son and kissed him.

New Heart English Bible

"He arose, and came to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Noyes New Testament

And he arose, and went to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Sawyer New Testament

And he arose, and came to his father. But while he was yet far off, his father saw him, and had compassion on him, and ran and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, while yet he was holding afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and, running, fell upon his neck, and tenderly kissed him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet at a considerable distance, his father discovered him, and was moved with compassion, and running, fell on his neck, and kissed him again and again.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And he got up and went to his father. But, while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was deeply moved; he ran and threw his arms round his neck and kissed him.

Webster

And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Weymouth New Testament

"So he rose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and pitied him, and ran and threw his arms round his neck and kissed him tenderly.

Williams New Testament

So he got up and went to his father. But, while he was still a long way off, his father saw him, and his heart was moved with pity for him, and he ran and fell on his neck, and kissed him affectionately.

World English Bible

"He arose, and came to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Worrell New Testament

And, arising, he came to his father. But, while he was yet afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion; and, running, he fell on his neck, and kissed him much.

Worsley New Testament

And he rose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion; and he ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And having risen, he went unto his own father, and he being yet far distant, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and having ran he fell upon his neck and kissed him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he arose
ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise, rise, rise up, rise again, raise up, stand up, raise up again,
Usage: 86

and came
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

his
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 



Usage: 249
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180
Usage: 180

But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

when he

Usage: 0

was
ἀπέχω 
Apecho 
be, have, receive
Usage: 4

yet
ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75

μακράν 
Makran 
Usage: 7

saw
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

him

Usage: 0

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

σπλαγχνίζομαι 
Splagchnizomai 
Usage: 7

ran
τρέχω 
Trecho 
Usage: 19

and fell
ἐπιπίπτω 
Epipipto 
fall, fall on, press, lie
Usage: 12

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

τράχηλος 
Trachelos 
Usage: 3

καταφιλέω 
Kataphileo 
Usage: 4

References

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Context Readings

The Parable Of The Lost Son

19 And I am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired. 20 And having risen, he came to his father. And yet being far off, his father saw him, and felt compassion, and having run, fell upon his neck, and kissed him. 21 And the son said to him, Father, I sinned against heaven, and before thee, and I am no more worthy to be called thy son.


Cross References

Acts 20:37

And much weeping was from all; and having fallen upon Paul's neck, they kissed him,

Genesis 45:14

And he will fall upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and will weep; and and Benjamin wept upon his neck

Genesis 46:29

And Joseph will harness his chariot, and will go up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen; and he will be seen to him: and he will fall upon his neck, and will yet weep upon his neck

Genesis 33:4

And Esau will run to his meeting and he will embrace him and will fall upon his neck and will kiss him, and they will weep.

Deuteronomy 30:2-4

And thou turnedst back to Jehovah thy God, and heardst to his voice according to all which I command thee this day, thou and thy sons, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul:

Psalm 86:5

For thou, O Jehovah, art good and forgiving, and great of mercy to all calling to thee.

Job 33:27-28

He will look upon men, and he shall say, I sinned, and I perverted the right, and it was not fitting to me;

Psalm 86:15

And thou, O Jehovah, art a God compassionate and merciful, and slow to anger and great of mercy and truth.

Psalm 103:10-13

He did not to us according to our sins, and he did not recompense upon us according to our iniquities.

Isaiah 49:15

Shall a woman forget her child, from pitying the son of her womb? also these shall forget, and I shall not forget thee.

Isaiah 55:6-9

Seek ye Jehovah in his being found, and call him in his being near.

Isaiah 57:18

I saw his ways, and I will heal him: and I will lead him and I will restore comforts to him, and to his mourners.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim a precious son to me? if a child of delights? for whenever my speaking against him, remembering, I shall remember him yet; for this the bowels were put in motion to me compassionating, I will compassionate him, says Jehovah.

Ezekiel 16:6-8

And I shall pass by thee and see thee being trodden under foot in thy bloods, and saying to thee in thy bloods, Live; and saying to thee in thy bloods, Live.

Hosea 11:8

How shall I give thee up, O Ephraim? Shall I deliver thee over, O Israel? How shall I give thee as the earth? Shall I set thee as roes? My heart was turned upon me; my grievings were kindled together.

Micah 7:18-19

Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.

Acts 2:39

For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all afar off, as many as the Lord our God should call.

Ephesians 2:13

And now in Christ Jesus ye who then being far off have become near in the blood of Christ.

Ephesians 2:17

And having come, he announced good news, peace to you afar off, and to those near.

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