|The Message (MSG)
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32 but this is a wonderful time, and we had to celebrate. This brother of yours was dead, and he's alive! He was lost, and he's found!'"
32 But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' "
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