Luke 15:22
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English Standard Version
But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.

King James Bible
But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:

American Standard Version
But the father said to his servants, Bring forth quickly the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the father said to his servants: Bring forth quickly the first robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:

English Revised Version
But the father said to his servants, Bring forth quickly the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:

Webster's Bible Translation
But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:

Weymouth New Testament
"But the father said to his servants, "'Fetch a good coat quickly--the best one--and put it on him; and bring a ring for his finger and shoes for his feet.

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Vincent's Word Studies

To his servants

Bond-servants. There is a fine touch in throwing in the bond-servants immediately after thy son (Luke 15:21).

Bring forth

Some texts add quickly (ταχὺ). So Rev.

The best robe (στολὴν τὴν πρώτην)

Lit., a robe, the first. Properly of a long, flowing robe, a festive garment. See Mark 16:5; Luke 20:45:59

Ring

See on James 2:2. Compare Genesis 41:42.

Shoes

Both the ring and the shoes are marks of a free man. Slaves went barefoot.

Luke 15:22 Parallel Commentaries

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the best.

Psalm 45:13 The king's daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of worked gold.

Psalm 132:9,16 Let your priests be clothed with righteousness; and let your saints shout for joy...

Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation...

Ezekiel 16:9-13 Then washed I you with water; yes, I thoroughly washed away your blood from you, and I anointed you with oil...

Zechariah 3:3-5 Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel...

Matthew 22:11,12 And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment...

Romans 3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ to all and on all them that believe: for there is no difference:

Romans 13:14 But put you on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.

Galatians 3:27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Ephesians 4:22-24 That you put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts...

Revelation 3:4,5,18 You have a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy...

Revelation 6:11 And white robes were given to every one of them; and it was said to them, that they should rest yet for a little season...

Revelation 7:9,13,14 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

Revelation 19:8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.

a ring.

Genesis 41:42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in clothing of fine linen...

Esther 3:10 And the king took his ring from his hand, and gave it to Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the Jews' enemy.

Esther 8:2 And the king took off his ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it to Mordecai...

Romans 8:15 For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but you have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba...

Galatians 4:5,6 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons...

Ephesians 1:13,14 In whom you also trusted, after that you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that you believed...

Revelation 2:17 He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit said to the churches; To him that overcomes will I give to eat of the hidden manna...

and shoes.

Deuteronomy 33:25 Your shoes shall be iron and brass; and as your days, so shall your strength be.

Psalm 18:33 He makes my feet like hinds' feet, and sets me on my high places.

Songs 7:1 How beautiful are your feet with shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of your thighs are like jewels...

Ezekiel 16:10 I clothed you also with broidered work, and shod you with badgers' skin, and I girded you about with fine linen...

Ephesians 6:15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

Cross References
Genesis 41:42
Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put a gold chain about his neck.

Zechariah 3:4
And the angel said to those who were standing before him, "Remove the filthy garments from him." And to him he said, "Behold, I have taken your iniquity away from you, and I will clothe you with pure vestments."

Luke 15:21
And the son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'

Luke 15:23
And bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate.

Revelation 6:11
Then they were each given a white robe and told to rest a little longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers should be complete, who were to be killed as they themselves had been.

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