Luke - Chapter 15
4 'Which one of you with a hundred sheep, if he lost one, would fail to leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the missing one till he found it?
8 'Or again, what woman with ten drachmas would not, if she lost one, light a lamp and sweep out the house and search thoroughly till she found it?
9 And then, when she had found it, call together her friends and neighbours, saying to them, "Rejoice with me, I have found the drachma I lost."
11 Then he said, 'There was a man who had two sons.
13 A few days later, the younger son got together everything he had and left for a distant country where he squandered his money on a life of debauchery.
21 Then his son said, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I no longer deserve to be called your son."
23 Bring the calf we have been fattening, and kill it; we will celebrate by having a feast,
30 But, for this son of yours, when he comes back after swallowing up your property -- he and his loose women -- you kill the calf we had been fattening."
32 But it was only right we should celebrate and rejoice, because your brother here was dead and has come to life; he was lost and is found." '
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