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Luke 15:32 DBY

32 But it was right to make merry and rejoice, because this thy brother was dead and has come to life again, and was lost and has been found.

Study tools for Luke 15:32

  • a 15:1 - Lit. 'drawing near;' not only at this time; it is usual.
  • b 15:7 - Or 'such as.'
  • c 15:10 - Lit. 'takes place.' Ginomai.
  • d 15:12 - 'what they had to live on,' as 'substance,' 1John 3.17.
  • e 15:16 - The word translated 'husks' is a food called St. John's bread; it was eaten by animals and sometimes by destitute persons.
  • f 15:20 - 'Covered him with kisses.' As ch. 7.38; Matt. 26.49; Mark 14.45; Acts 20.37.
  • g 15:29 - Douleuo: bond-service, i.e. of a slave.