New Living Translation
"Meanwhile, the older son was in the fields working. When he returned home, he heard music and dancing in the house,
King James Bible
Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
Darby Bible Translation
And his elder son was in the field; and as, coming up, he drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing.
World English Bible
"Now his elder son was in the field. As he came near to the house, he heard music and dancing.
Young's Literal Translation
'And his elder son was in a field, and as, coming, he drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:25 The elder son seems to represent the Pharisees and scribes, mentioned Lu 15:2.
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
for this son of mine was dead and has now returned to life. He was lost, but now he is found.' So the party began.
and he asked one of the servants what was going on.
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