New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he longed to fill his belly with the husks which the swine were eating; and no one gave to him.
World English Bible
He wanted to fill his belly with the husks that the pigs ate, but no one gave him any.
Young's Literal Translation
and he was desirous to fill his belly from the husks that the swine were eating, and no one was giving to him.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:16 He would fain have filled his belly with the husks - He would fain have satisfied himself with worldly comforts. Vain, fruitless endeavour!
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.
He persuaded a local farmer to hire him, and the man sent him into his fields to feed the pigs.
"When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, 'At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger!
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