And He said, "A manhadtwosons.12"The younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me 1the share of the estate that falls to me.' So he divided his a2wealthbetween them.13"And not manydayslater, the youngersongatheredeverythingtogether and went on a journey into a distantcountry, and there he squandered his estate with looseliving.14"Now when he had spenteverything, a severefamineoccurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished.15"So he went and bhired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feedswine.16"And he would have gladlyfilled his stomach with the cpods that the swine were eating, and noone was giving anything to him.17"But when he came to dhis senses, he said, 'Howmany of my father'shiredmenhavemorethanenoughbread, but I am dyinghere with hunger!18'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinnedagainstheaven, and ein your sight;19I amnolongerworthy to be called your son; make me as one of your hiredmen."'20"So he got up and came to fhis father. But while he was still a longwayoff, his fathersaw him and feltcompassion for him, and ran and g3embraced him and kissed him.21"And the sonsaid to him, 'Father, I have sinnedagainstheaven and in your sight; I amnolongerworthy to be called your son.'22"But the fathersaid to his slaves, 'Quicklybring out 4the bestrobe and put it on him, and 5put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;23and bring the fattenedcalf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate;24for thisson of mine was 6dead and has come to lifeagain; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.