Luke 15:13
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"Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living.

King James Bible
And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.

Darby Bible Translation
And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.

World English Bible
Not many days after, the younger son gathered all of this together and traveled into a far country. There he wasted his property with riotous living.

Young's Literal Translation
'And not many days after, having gathered all together, the younger son went abroad to a far country, and there he scattered his substance, living riotously;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Not many days after - He probably hastened his departure for fear of the fine which he must have paid, and the reproach to which he must have been subjected, had the matter come before the civil magistrate. See above.

Riotous living - Ζων ασωτως, in a course of life that led him to spend all: from α not, and σωω I save. And this we are informed, Luke 15:30, was among harlots; the readiest way in the world to exhaust the body, debase the mind, ruin the soul, and destroy the substance.

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and took.

2 Chronicles 33:1-10 Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem...

Job 21:13-15 They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave...

Job 22:17,18 Which said to God, Depart from us: and what can the Almighty do for them...

Psalm 10:4-6 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts...

Psalm 73:27 For, see, they that are far from you shall perish: you have destroyed all them that go a whoring from you.

Proverbs 27:8 As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man that wanders from his place.

Isaiah 1:4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD...

Isaiah 30:11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.

Jeremiah 2:5,13,17-19,31 Thus said the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity...

Micah 6:3 O my people, what have I done to you? and wherein have I wearied you? testify against me.

Ephesians 2:13,17 But now in Christ Jesus you who sometimes were far off are made near by the blood of Christ...

wasted.

Luke 15:30 But as soon as this your son was come, which has devoured your living with harlots, you have killed for him the fatted calf.

Luke 16:1,19 And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward...

Proverbs 5:8-14 Remove your way far from her, and come not near the door of her house...

Proverbs 6:26 For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

Proverbs 18:9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

Proverbs 21:17,20 He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich...

Proverbs 23:19-22 Hear you, my son, and be wise, and guide your heart in the way...

Proverbs 28:7 Whoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shames his father.

Proverbs 29:3 Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots spends his substance.

Ecclesiastes 11:9,10 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart...

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink...

Isaiah 56:12 Come you, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day...

Amos 6:3-7 You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near...

Romans 13:13,14 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying...

1 Peter 4:3,4 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have worked the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts...

2 Peter 2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes...

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June 10 Morning
The younger son took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.--LUKE 15:13. Such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.--We . . . were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) and
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

The Prodigal and his Father
'And He said, A certain man had two sons: 12. And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. 13. And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. 14. And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want. 15. And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

An Appeal to Sinners
Yours in much affection, C. H. S. "This man receiveth sinners."--Luke 15:2. IT WAS A SINGULAR GROUP which had gathered round our Saviour, when these words were uttered; for we are told by the evangelist--"Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him." The publicans--the very lowest grade, the public oppressors, scorned and hated by the meanest Jew--these, together with the worst of characters, the scum of the streets and the very riff-raff of the society of Jerusalem, came
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

The Prodigal's Return
"When he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him." First, I shall notice the position intended in the words, "a great way off ;" secondly, I shall notice the peculiar troubles which agitate the minds of those, who are in this condition; and then, thirdly, I shall endeavor to teach the great loving-kindness of our own adorable God, inasmuch as when we are "a great way off," he runs to us, and embraces us in the arms of his love.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Cross References
Luke 15:12
The younger one said to his father, 'Father, give me my share of the estate.' So he divided his property between them.

Luke 15:14
After he had spent everything, there was a severe famine in that whole country, and he began to be in need.

Luke 16:1
Jesus told his disciples: "There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions.

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