|English Standard Version (© 2001)|
Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
King James Bible
I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
American Standard Version
I say unto you, that even so there shall be joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine righteous persons, who need no repentance.
Young's Literal Translation
'I say to you, that so joy shall be in the heaven over one sinner reforming, rather than over ninety-nine righteous men, who have no need of reformation.
Luke 15:7 Additional TranslationsVincent's Word Studies
See on Matthew 3:2.
Luke 15:7 Parallel CommentariesChange Good Heart Heaven Joy Likewise Need Nine Ninety Ninety-Nine Persons Rejoicing Repentance Repentant Repenteth Repenting Repents Righteous Sinner Turned Way WrongdoingChange Good Heart Heaven Joy Likewise Need Nine Ninety Ninety-Nine Persons Rejoicing Repentance Repentant Repenteth Repenting Repents Righteous Sinner Turned Way WrongdoingThe ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
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Matthew 3:8 Bear fruit in keeping with repentance.
Luke 15:6 And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, 'Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep that was lost.'
Luke 15:8 "Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until she finds it?
Luke 15:10 Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents."