Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

for this son of mine was [as good as] dead and is alive again; he was lost and has been found.’ So they began to celebrate.

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.

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.

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

American

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Lost Son

23 And bring here the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: 24  For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry. 25 Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.


Cross References

Luke 15:32

It was right that we should make merry, and be glad: for this your brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Ephesians 2:1

And you has he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins:

Ephesians 2:5

Even when we were dead in sins, has made us alive together with Christ, (by grace you are saved;)

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

Colossians 2:13

And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, has he made alive together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;

1 Timothy 5:6

But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

Revelation 3:1

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things says he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know your works, that you have a name that you live, and are dead.

Genesis 45:28

And Israel said, It is enough; Joseph my son is yet 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 songs and everlasting joy 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 with the breasts of her consolations; that you may drink deeply, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.

Jeremiah 31:12-17

Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for grain, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.

Ezekiel 34:4

The diseased have you not strengthened, neither have you healed those who were sick, neither have you bound up those who were broken, neither have you brought again those who were driven away, neither have you sought those who were lost; but with force and with cruelty have you ruled them.

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek those who were lost, and bring again those who were driven away, and will bind up those who were broken, and will strengthen those who were sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

Matthew 18:10-13

Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Mark 8:22

And he came to Bethsaida; and they brought a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch him.

Luke 10:19

Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

Luke 15:4

What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he loses one of them, does not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he finds it?

Luke 15:7-9

I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repents, more than over ninety and nine just persons, who need no repentance.

Luke 19:10

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

John 5:21

For as the Father raises up the dead, and gives them life; even so the Son gives life to whom he will.

John 5:24-25

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

John 11:25

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

Romans 6:11

Likewise reckon you also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:13

Neither yield your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 11:15

For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

1 Corinthians 12:26

And whether one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honored, all the members rejoice with it.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your love feasts, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about by winds; trees whose fruit withers, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

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