New Living Translation
He persuaded a local farmer to hire him, and the man sent him into his fields to feed the pigs.
King James Bible
And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
Darby Bible Translation
And he went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
World English Bible
He went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed pigs.
Young's Literal Translation
and having gone on, he joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him to the fields to feed swine,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:15 And he joined himself to a citizen of that country - Either the devil or one of his children, the genuine citizens of that country which is far from God. He sent him to feed swine - He employed him in the base drudgery of sin.
LibraryThe Prodigal and his Brother.
Preached February 21, 1853. THE PRODIGAL AND HIS BROTHER. "And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine. It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; was lost, and is found."--Luke xv. 31, 32. There are two classes of sins. There are some sins by which man crushes, wounds, malevolently injures his brother man: those sins which speak of a bad, tyrannical, and selfish heart. Christ met those with denunciation. …
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton
Number one Thousand; Or, "Bread Enough and to Spare"
The Lost Silver Piece
The Turning Point
"Don't waste what is holy on people who are unholy. Don't throw your pearls to pigs! They will trample the pearls, then turn and attack you.
About the time his money ran out, a great famine swept over the land, and he began to starve.
The young man became so hungry that even the pods he was feeding the pigs looked good to him. But no one gave him anything.
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