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.’ ”

Read Luke 15:32 Using Other Translations

It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.'"
We had to celebrate this happy day. For your brother was dead and has come back to life! He was lost, but now he is found!’”