Luke 15:24
Good News Translation
For this son of mine was dead, but now he is alive; he was lost, but now he has been found.' And so the feasting began.

Contemporary English Version
This son of mine was dead, but has now come back to life. He was lost and has now been found." And they began to celebrate.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry.

New American Bible
because this son of mine was dead, and has come to life again; he was lost, and has been found.’ Then the celebration began.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry.

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Luke 15:32 But it was fit that we should make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found.

Mark 8:22 And they came to Bethsaida: and they bring to him a blind man. And they besought him that he would touch him.

John 5:21,24,25 For as the Father raiseth up the dead and giveth life: so the Son also giveth life to whom he will. . . .

John 11:25 Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live:

Romans 6:11,13 So do you also reckon that you are dead to sin, but alive unto God, in Christ Jesus our Lord. . . .

Romans 8:2 For the law of the spirit of life, in Christ Jesus, hath delivered me from the law of sin and of death.

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead. . . .

Ephesians 2:1,5 And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, . . .

Ephesians 5:14 Wherefore he saith: Rise, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead: and Christ shall enlighten thee.

Colossians 2:13 And you, when you were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, he hath quickened together with him, forgiving you all offences:

1 Timothy 5:6 For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

Jude 1:12 These are spots in their banquets, feasting together without fear, feeding themselves: clouds without water, which are carried about by winds: trees of the autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked up by the roots:

Revelation 3:1 And to the angel of the church of Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know thy works, and that thou hast the name of being alive. And thou art dead.

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Luke 15:4,8 What man of you that hath an hundred sheep, and if he shall lose one of them, doth he not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after that which was lost, until he find it? . . .

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

Genesis 45:28 And he said: It is enough for me if Joseph, my son, be yet living: I will go and see him before I die.

Jeremiah 31:15-17 Thus saith the Lord: A voice was heard on high of lamentation, of mourning, and weeping, of Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted for them, because they are not. . . .

Ezekiel 34:4,16 The weak you have not strengthened, and that which was sick you have not healed, that which was broken you have not bound up, and that which was driven away you have not brought again, neither have you sought that which was lost: but you ruled over them with rigour, and with a high hand. . . .

Matthew 18:11-13 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. . . .

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Luke 15:7,9 I say to you that even so there shall be joy in heaven upon one sinner that doth penance, more than upon ninety-nine just who need not penance. . . .

Luke 10:19 Behold, I have given you power to tread upon serpents and scorpions and upon all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall hurt you.

Isaiah 35:10 And the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and shall come into Sion with praise, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.

Isaiah 66:11 That you may suck, and be filled with the breasts of her consolations: that you may milk out, and flow with delights, from the abundance of her glory.

Jeremiah 31:12-14 And they shall come, and shall give praise in mount Sion: and they shall flow together to the good things of the Lord, for the corn, and wine, and oil, and the increase of cattle and herds, and their soul shall be as a watered garden, and they shall be hungry no more. . . .

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them that rejoice: weep with them that weep.

1 Corinthians 12:26 And if one member suffer any thing, all the members suffer with it: or if one member glory, all the members rejoice with it.

Context
The Parable of the Prodigal Son
23And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it: and let us eat and make merry: 24Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry. 25Now his elder son was in the field and when he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing.…
Cross References
Matthew 8:22
But Jesus said to him: Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Luke 9:60
And Jesus said to him: Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.

Luke 15:23
And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it: and let us eat and make merry:

Luke 15:25
Now his elder son was in the field and when he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing.

Luke 15:32
But it was fit that we should make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found.

John 5:25
Amen, amen, I say unto you, that the hour cometh, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live.

Romans 11:15
For if the loss of them be the reconciliation of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?

Ephesians 2:1
And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins,

Ephesians 2:5
Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together in Christ (by whose grace you are saved)

Ephesians 5:14
Wherefore he saith: Rise, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead: and Christ shall enlighten thee.

Colossians 2:13
And you, when you were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, he hath quickened together with him, forgiving you all offences:

1 Timothy 5:6
For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

Additional Translations
For this son of mine was dead and is alive again! He was lost and is found!’ So they began to celebrate.

For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' And they began to be merry.

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

for this my son was dead and has come to life, was lost and has been found. And they began to make merry.

for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

for my son here was dead and has come to life again: he was lost and has been found.' "And they began to be merry.

for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.' They began to celebrate.

because this my son was dead, and did live again, and he was lost, and was found; and they began to be merry.
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