Luke 15:30
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English Standard Version
But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’

King James Bible
But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

American Standard Version
but when this thy son came, who hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou killedst for him the fatted calf.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But as soon as this thy son is come, who hath devoured his substance with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

English Revised Version
but when this thy son came, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou killedst for him the fatted calf.

Webster's Bible Translation
But as soon as this thy son had come, who hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

Weymouth New Testament
but now that this son of yours is come who has eaten up your property among his bad women, you have killed the fat calf for him.'

Luke 15:30 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

This thy son

Not my brother, but with the bitterest sarcasm.

Was come (ἦλθεν)

He says came, as of a stranger. Not returned.

Devoured (καταφαγών)

We say "eat up;" the Greek said "eat down" (κατά). The word is suggested, no doubt, by the mention of the calf, the kid, and the feasting.

Luke 15:30 Parallel Commentaries

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this.

Luke 15:32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this your brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Luke 18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortionists, unjust, adulterers...

Exodus 32:7,11 And the LORD said to Moses, Go, get you down; for your people, which you brought out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves...

devoured.

Luke 15:13,22,23 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country...

Cross References
Proverbs 29:3
He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

Mark 12:44
For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on."

Luke 15:12
And the younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.' And he divided his property between them.

Luke 15:29
but he answered his father, 'Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends.

Luke 15:31
And he said to him, 'Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.

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