New Living Translation
And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he will rejoice over it more than over the ninety-nine that didn't wander away!
King James Bible
And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.
Darby Bible Translation
And if it should come to pass that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoices more because of it than because of the ninety and nine not gone astray.
World English Bible
If he finds it, most certainly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine which have not gone astray.
Young's Literal Translation
and if it may come to pass that he doth find it, verily I say to you, that he doth rejoice over it more than over the ninety-nine that have not gone astray;
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LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 15, "If Thy Brother Sin against Thee, Go, Shew Him his Fault Between Thee and Him Alone;" And
1. Our Lord warns us not to neglect one another's sins, not by searching out what to find fault with, but by looking out for what to amend. For He said that his eye is sharp to cast out a mote out of his brother's eye, who has not a beam in his own eye. Now what this means, I will briefly convey to you, Beloved. A mote in the eye is anger; a beam in the eye is hatred. When therefore one who has hatred finds fault with one who is angry, he wishes to take a mote out of his brother's eye, but is hindered …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 7, Where we are Admonished to Beware of the Offences of the World.
The Forgiveness of Sins.
Fourth Day. Forgiveness of Injuries.
You have not taken care of the weak. You have not tended the sick or bound up the injured. You have not gone looking for those who have wandered away and are lost. Instead, you have ruled them with harshness and cruelty.
"If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them wanders away, what will he do? Won't he leave the ninety-nine others on the hills and go out to search for the one that is lost?
In the same way, it is not my heavenly Father's will that even one of these little ones should perish.
1 Corinthians 13:6
It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out.
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