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Parable of the Lost Coin

“Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins[a] and loses one. Won’t she light a lamp and sweep the entire house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she will call in her friends and neighbors and say, ‘Rejoice with me because I have found my lost coin.’ 10 In the same way, there is joy in the presence of God’s angels when even one sinner repents.”

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Footnotes

  1. 15:8 Greek ten drachmas. A drachma was the equivalent of a full day’s wage.