Parallel Bible results for Luke 15:1-3; Luke 15:11-32

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Luke 15:1-3

CEB 1 All the tax collectors and sinners were gathering around Jesus to listen to him. NRS 1 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. CEB 2 The Pharisees and legal experts were grumbling, saying, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them." NRS 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, "This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them." CEB 3 Jesus told them this parable: NRS 3 So he told them this parable:

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Luke 15:11-32

CEB 11 Jesus said, “A certain man had two sons. NRS 11 Then Jesus said, "There was a man who had two sons. CEB 12 The younger son said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the inheritance.' Then the father divided his estate between them. NRS 12 The younger of them said to his father, "Father, give me the share of the property that will belong to me.' So he divided his property between them. CEB 13 Soon afterward, the younger son gathered everything together and took a trip to a land far away. There, he wasted his wealth through extravagant living. NRS 13 A few days later the younger son gathered all he had and traveled to a distant country, and there he squandered his property in dissolute living. CEB 14 “When he had used up his resources, a severe food shortage arose in that country and he began to be in need. NRS 14 When he had spent everything, a severe famine took place throughout that country, and he began to be in need. CEB 15 He hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs. NRS 15 So he went and hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, who sent him to his fields to feed the pigs. CEB 16 He longed to eat his fill from what the pigs ate, but no one gave him anything. NRS 16 He would gladly have filled himself with the pods that the pigs were eating; and no one gave him anything. CEB 17 When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father's hired hands have more than enough food, but I'm starving to death! NRS 17 But when he came to himself he said, "How many of my father's hired hands have bread enough and to spare, but here I am dying of hunger! CEB 18 I will get up and go to my father, and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. NRS 18 I will get up and go to my father, and I will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; CEB 19 I no longer deserve to be called your son. Take me on as one of your hired hands." ' NRS 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; treat me like one of your hired hands." ' CEB 20 So he got up and went to his father. “While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion. His father ran to him, hugged him, and kissed him. NRS 20 So he set off and went to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran and put his arms around him and kissed him. CEB 21 Then his son said, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I no longer deserve to be called your son.' NRS 21 Then the son said to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.' CEB 22 But the father said to his servants, ‘Quickly, bring out the best robe and put it on him! Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet! NRS 22 But the father said to his slaves, "Quickly, bring out a robe—the best one—and put it on him; put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. CEB 23 Fetch the fattened calf and slaughter it. We must celebrate with feasting NRS 23 And get the fatted calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate; CEB 24 because this son of mine was dead and has come back to life! He was lost and is found!' And they began to celebrate. NRS 24 for this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found!' And they began to celebrate. CEB 25 "Now his older son was in the field. Coming in from the field, he approached the house and heard music and dancing. NRS 25 "Now his elder son was in the field; and when he came and approached the house, he heard music and dancing. CEB 26 He called one of the servants and asked what was going on. NRS 26 He called one of the slaves and asked what was going on. CEB 27 The servant replied, ‘Your brother has arrived, and your father has slaughtered the fattened calf because he received his son back safe and sound.' NRS 27 He replied, "Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fatted calf, because he has got him back safe and sound.' CEB 28 Then the older son was furious and didn't want to enter in, but his father came out and begged him. NRS 28 Then he became angry and refused to go in. His father came out and began to plead with him. CEB 29 He answered his father, ‘Look, I've served you all these years, and I never disobeyed your instruction. Yet you've never given me as much as a young goat so I could celebrate with my friends. NRS 29 But he answered his father, "Listen! For all these years I have been working like a slave for you, and I have never disobeyed your command; yet you have never given me even a young goat so that I might celebrate with my friends. CEB 30 But when this son of yours returned, after gobbling up your estate on prostitutes, you slaughtered the fattened calf for him.' NRS 30 But when this son of yours came back, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed the fatted calf for him!' CEB 31 Then his father said, ‘Son, you are always with me, and everything I have is yours. NRS 31 Then the father said to him, "Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. CEB 32 But we had to celebrate and be glad because this brother of yours was dead and is alive. He was lost and is found.'" NRS 32 But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come to life; he was lost and has been found.' "