17"But when he came to ahis 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 bin your sight ;19I amnolongerworthy to be called your son ; make me as one of your hiredmen."'20"So he got up and came to chis father. But while he was still a longwayoff, his fathersaw him and feltcompassion for him, and ran and d1embraced 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 2the bestrobe and put it on him, and 3put 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 4dead and has come to lifeagain ; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.25"Now his olderson was in the field, and when he came and approached the house, he heardmusic and dancing.26"And he summonedone of the servants and began inquiringwhatthesethings could be.27"And he said to him, 'Your brotherhascome, and your father has killed the fattenedcalfbecause he has received him backsafe and sound.'