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Gospel of Luke Chapter 15.0
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The parable of the lost sheep and the lost penny

1 Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.
2 And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
3 And he [Note 1] spake this parable unto them, saying,
4 What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
5 And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.
6 And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.
7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
8 Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
9 And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost.
10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

The parable of the lost son

11 And he said, A certain man had two sons:
12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.
13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
14 And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.
15 And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
16 And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
17 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
18 I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
19 And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
21 And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
22 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
23 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
25 Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
26 And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
27 And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
28 And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
29 And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
30 But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
31 And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Note 1: he = Jesus

Events: The parable of the lost sheep and the lost penny, The parable of the prodigal son

1 erant autem adpropinquantes ei publicani et peccatores ut audirent illum
2 et murmurabant Pharisaei et scribae dicentes quia hic peccatores recipit et manducat cum illis
3 et ait ad illos parabolam istam dicens
4 quis ex vobis homo qui habet centum oves et si perdiderit unam ex illis nonne dimittit nonaginta novem in deserto et vadit ad illam quae perierat donec inveniat illam
5 et cum invenerit eam inponit in umeros suos gaudens
6 et veniens domum convocat amicos et vicinos dicens illis congratulamini mihi quia inveni ovem meam quae perierat
7 dico vobis quod ita gaudium erit in caelo super uno peccatore paenitentiam habente quam super nonaginta novem iustis qui non indigent paenitentia
8 aut quae mulier habens dragmas decem si perdiderit dragmam unam nonne accendit lucernam et everrit domum et quaerit diligenter donec inveniat
9 et cum invenerit convocat amicas et vicinas dicens congratulamini mihi quia inveni dragmam quam perdideram
10 ita dico vobis gaudium erit coram angelis Dei super uno peccatore paenitentiam agente
11 ait autem homo quidam habuit duos filios
12 et dixit adulescentior ex illis patri pater da mihi portionem substantiae quae me contingit et divisit illis substantiam
13 et non post multos dies congregatis omnibus adulescentior filius peregre profectus est in regionem longinquam et ibi dissipavit substantiam suam vivendo luxuriose
14 et postquam omnia consummasset facta est fames valida in regione illa et ipse coepit egere
15 et abiit et adhesit uni civium regionis illius et misit illum in villam suam ut pasceret porcos
16 et cupiebat implere ventrem suum de siliquis quas porci manducabant et nemo illi dabat
17 in se autem reversus dixit quanti mercennarii patris mei abundant panibus ego autem hic fame pereo
18 surgam et ibo ad patrem meum et dicam illi pater peccavi in caelum et coram te
19 et iam non sum dignus vocari filius tuus fac me sicut unum de mercennariis tuis
20 et surgens venit ad patrem suum cum autem adhuc longe esset vidit illum pater ipsius et misericordia motus est et adcurrens cecidit supra collum eius et osculatus est illum
21 dixitque ei filius pater peccavi in caelum et coram te iam non sum dignus vocari filius tuus
22 dixit autem pater ad servos suos cito proferte stolam primam et induite illum et date anulum in manum eius et calciamenta in pedes
23 et adducite vitulum saginatum et occidite et manducemus et epulemur
24 quia hic filius meus mortuus erat et revixit perierat et inventus est et coeperunt epulari
25 erat autem filius eius senior in agro et cum veniret et adpropinquaret domui audivit symphoniam et chorum
26 et vocavit unum de servis et interrogavit quae haec essent
27 isque dixit illi frater tuus venit et occidit pater tuus vitulum saginatum quia salvum illum recepit
28 indignatus est autem et nolebat introire pater ergo illius egressus coepit rogare illum
29 at ille respondens dixit patri suo ecce tot annis servio tibi et numquam mandatum tuum praeterii et numquam dedisti mihi hedum ut cum amicis meis epularer
30 sed postquam filius tuus hic qui devoravit substantiam suam cum meretricibus venit occidisti illi vitulum saginatum
31 at ipse dixit illi fili tu semper mecum es et omnia mea tua sunt
32 epulari autem et gaudere oportebat quia frater tuus hic mortuus erat et revixit perierat et inventus est