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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Luke 15


1:2 attendants (c-11) Huperetes . see Note, 1 Corinthians 4:1 .

Verse 1

15:1 coming (a-9) Lit. 'drawing near;' not only at this time; it is usual.

Verse 7

15:7 who (b-24) Or 'such as.'

Verse 10

15:10 is (c-7) Lit. 'takes place.' Ginomai .

Verse 12

15:12 of. (d-32) 'what they had to live on,' as 'substance,' 1 John 3:17 .

Verse 16

15:16 husks (e-10) The word translated 'husks' is a food called St. John's bread; it was eaten by animals and sometimes by destitute persons.

Verse 20

15:20 kisses. (f-40) 'Covered him with kisses.' As ch. 7.38; Matthew 26:49 ; Mark 14:45 ; Acts 20:37 .

Verse 29

15:29 serve (a-13) Douleuo . bond-service, i.e. of a slave.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Luke 15". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.