New International Version
But when this son of yours who has squandered your property with prostitutes comes home, you kill 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.
Darby Bible Translation
but when this thy son, who has devoured thy substance with harlots, is come, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
World English Bible
But when this, your son, came, who has devoured your living with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him.'
Young's Literal Translation
but when thy son -- this one who did devour thy living with harlots -- came, thou didst kill to him the fatted calf.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This thy son - This son of Thine - words expressive of supreme contempt: This son - he would not condescend to call him by his name, or to acknowledge him for his brother; and at the same time, bitterly reproaches his amiable father for his affectionate tenderness, and readiness to receive his once undutiful, but now penitent, child!
For Him - I have marked those words in small capitals which should be strongly accented in the pronunciation: this last word shows how supremely he despised his poor unfortunate brother.
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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 …
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The Prodigal and his Father
An Appeal to Sinners
The Prodigal's Return
A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything--all she had to live on."
The younger one said to his father, 'Father, give me my share of the estate.' So he divided his property between them.
But he answered his father, 'Look! All these years I've been slaving for you and never disobeyed your orders. Yet you never gave me even a young goat so I could celebrate with my friends.
"'My son,' the father said, 'you are always with me, and everything I have is yours.
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