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Passage Lookup: Luke 15:11-32

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Luke 15:11
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And He said, "A man had two sons.
Luke 15:12
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The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me (e)the share of the estate that falls to me.' So he divided his [d](f)wealth between them.
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Luke 15:13
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And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.
Luke 15:14
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Now when he had spent everything, a severe famine occurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished.
Luke 15:15
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So he went and [e]hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
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Luke 15:16
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And he would have gladly filled his stomach with the [f]pods that the swine were eating, and no one was giving anything to him.
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Luke 15:17
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But when he came to [g]his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father's hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger!
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Luke 15:18
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I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and [h]in your sight;
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Luke 15:19
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I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me as one of your hired men."'
Luke 15:20
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So he got up and came to [i]his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and [j](g)embraced him and kissed him.
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Luke 15:21
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And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'
Luke 15:22
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But the father said to his slaves, ‘Quickly bring out (h)the best robe and put it on him, and (i)put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;
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Luke 15:23
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and bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate;
Luke 15:24
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for this son of mine was (j)dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
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Luke 15:25
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"Now his older son was in the field, and when he came and approached the house, he heard music and dancing.
Luke 15:26
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And he summoned one of the servants and began inquiring what these things could be.
Luke 15:27
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And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf because he has received him back safe and sound.'
Luke 15:28
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But he became angry and was not willing to go in; and his father came out and began pleading with him.
Luke 15:29
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But he answered and said to his father, ‘Look! For so many years I have been serving you and I have never [k]neglected a command of yours; and yet you have never given me a young goat, so that I might celebrate with my friends;
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Luke 15:30
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but when this son of yours came, who has devoured your [l](k)wealth with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him.'
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Luke 15:31
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And he said to him, ‘Son, you [m]have always been with me, and all that is mine is yours.
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Luke 15:32
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But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was (l)dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.'"
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