Parallel Verses

Amplified

Because this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found! And they began to revel and feast and make merry.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

because this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found!’ So they began to celebrate.

International Standard Version

Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.

A Conservative Version

because this my son was dead, and became alive again. And he was lost, and is found. And they began to be cheerful.

American Standard Version

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

An Understandable Version

For my son here was dead [spiritually], but is [now] alive again. He was lost [from me], but [now] is found.' And they began to celebrate.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for this son of mine was dead, and is come to life: he was lost, and is found again. and then they began their feast.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

for my son here was dead, and he has come to life; he was lost, and he is found!' So they began to celebrate.

John Wesley New Testament

For this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For this my son was dead, and has returned to life; and he was lost, and found. And they began to be gladdened.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

because this son of mine was dead, and is alive again! He was lost and is found!' And they began to celebrate.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for this my son was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is now found.' And they began to be merry.

Moffatt New Testament

for my son here was dead and he has come to life, he was lost and he is found.' So they began to make merry.

Montgomery New Testament

"'for this son of mine was dead and is alive again??e was lost and is found.'

NET Bible

because this son of mine was dead, and is alive again -- he was lost and is found!' So they began to celebrate.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to rejoice.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, this my son, was, dead, and hath come to life again, was lost, and is found. And they began to be making merry.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

For here is my son who was dead, and is alive again, was lost, and is found.' So they began making merry.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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.

Williams New Testament

because this son of mine was dead and has come to life, was lost and has been found!' So they began to celebrate.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

because this my son was dead, and came to life again; had been lost, and was found.' And they began to be merry.

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

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

ἀναζάω 
Anazao 
Usage: 3

he was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

is found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

And

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

ἄρχομαι 
Archomai 
Usage: 69

References

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Context Readings

The Parable Of The Lost Son

23 And bring out that [wheat-]fattened calf and kill it; and let us revel and feast and be happy and make merry, 24 Because this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found! And they began to revel and feast and make merry. 25 But his older son was in the field; and as he returned and came near the house, he heard music and dancing.


Cross References

Luke 15:32

But it was fitting to make merry, to revel and feast and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and is alive again! He was lost and is found!

Ephesians 2:1

And you [He made alive], when you were dead (slain) by [your] trespasses and sins

Ephesians 2:5

Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ; [He gave us the very life of Christ Himself, the same new life with which He quickened Him, for] it is by grace (His favor and mercy which you did not deserve) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation).

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore He says, Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine (make day dawn) upon you and give you light.

Colossians 2:13

And you who were dead in trespasses and in the uncircumcision of your flesh (your sensuality, your sinful carnal nature), [God] brought to life together with [Christ], having [freely] forgiven us all our transgressions,

1 Timothy 5:6

Whereas she who lives in pleasure and self-gratification [giving herself up to luxury and self-indulgence] is dead even while she [still] lives.

Revelation 3:1

And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Sardis write: These are the words of Him Who has the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit] and the seven stars: I know your record and what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but [in reality] you are dead.

Genesis 45:28

And Israel said, It is enough! Joseph my son is still alive. I will go and see him before I die.

Isaiah 35:10

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 66:11

That you may nurse and be satisfied from her consoling breasts, that you may drink deeply and be delighted with the abundance and brightness of her glory.

Jeremiah 31:12-17

They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion and shall flow together and be radiant with joy over the goodness of the Lord -- "for the corn, for the juice [of the grape], for the oil, and for the young of the flock and the herd. And their life shall be like a watered garden, and they shall not sorrow or languish any more at all.

Ezekiel 34:4

The diseased and weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the hurt and crippled you have not bandaged, those gone astray you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought to find, but with force and hardhearted harshness you have ruled them.

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek that which was lost and bring back that which has strayed, and I will bandage the hurt and the crippled and will strengthen the weak and the sick, but I will destroy the fat and the strong [who have become hardhearted and perverse]; I will feed them with judgment and punishment.

Matthew 18:10-13

Beware that you do not despise or feel scornful toward or think little of one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always are in the presence of and look upon the face of My Father Who is in heaven.

Mark 8:22

And they came to Bethsaida. And [people] brought to Him a blind man and begged Him to touch him.

Luke 10:19

Behold! I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions, and [physical and mental strength and ability] over all the power that the enemy [possesses]; and nothing shall in any way harm you.

Luke 15:4

What man of you, if he has a hundred sheep and should lose one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness (desert) and go after the one that is lost until he finds it?

Luke 15:7-9

Thus, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one [ especially] wicked person who repents ( changes his mind, abhorring his errors and misdeeds, and determines to enter upon a better course of life) than over ninety-nine righteous persons who have no need of repentance.

Luke 19:10

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost.

John 5:21

Just as the Father raises up the dead and gives them life [makes them live on], even so the Son also gives life to whomever He wills and is pleased to give it.

John 5:24-25

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the person whose ears are open to My words [who listens to My message] and believes and trusts in and clings to and relies on Him Who sent Me has (possesses now) eternal life. And he does not come into judgment [does not incur sentence of judgment, will not come under condemnation], but he has already passed over out of death into life.

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, I am [Myself] the Resurrection and the Life. Whoever believes in (adheres to, trusts in, and relies on) Me, although he may die, yet he shall live;

Romans 6:11

Even so consider yourselves also dead to sin and your relation to it broken, but alive to God [living in unbroken fellowship with Him] in Christ Jesus.

Romans 6:13

Do not continue offering or yielding your bodily members [and faculties] to sin as instruments (tools) of wickedness. But offer and yield yourselves to God as though you have been raised from the dead to [perpetual] life, and your bodily members [and faculties] to God, presenting them as implements of righteousness.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has freed me from the law of sin and of death.

Romans 11:15

For if their rejection and exclusion from the benefits of salvation were [overruled] for the reconciliation of a world to God, what will their acceptance and admission mean? [It will be nothing short of] life from the dead!

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others' joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others' grief].

1 Corinthians 12:26

And if one member suffers, all the parts [share] the suffering; if one member is honored, all the members [share in] the enjoyment of it.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls and urges and impels us, because we are of the opinion and conviction that [if] One died for all, then all died;

Jude 1:12

These are hidden reefs (elements of danger) in your love feasts, where they boldly feast sumptuously [carousing together in your midst], without scruples providing for themselves [alone]. They are clouds without water, swept along by the winds; trees, without fruit at the late autumn gathering time -- "twice (doubly) dead, [lifeless and] plucked up by the roots;

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