18 I will set out and go to my father, and will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven, and [a]in your sight; 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; treat me as one of your hired laborers.”’ 20 So he set out and came to [b]his father. But when he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and [c](A)embraced him and kissed him. 21 And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and [d]in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ 22 But the father said to his slaves, ‘Quickly bring out (B)the best robe and put it on him, and [e](C)put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet; 23 and bring the fattened calf, slaughter it, and let’s eat and celebrate; 24 for this son of mine was (D)dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’ And they began to celebrate.

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