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.'28"But he became angry and was not willing to go in; and his fathercame out and began pleading with him.29"But he answered and said to his father, 'Look ! For somanyyears I have been serving you and I have neveraneglected a command of yours ; and yet you have nevergiven me a younggoat, so that I might celebrate with my friends ;30but whenthisson of yourscame, who has devoured your b1wealth with prostitutes, you killed the fattenedcalf for him.'31"And he said to him, 'Son, you chave alwaysbeen with me, and all that is mine is yours.32'But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for thisbrother of yours was 2dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.' "