Jesus continued: "There was a man who had two sons.
And He said, "A man had two sons.
To illustrate the point further, Jesus told them this story: "A man had two sons.
Then he said, "There was once a man who had two sons.
And he said, A certain man had two sons:
Then Jesus said, "There was a man who had two sons.
Then He said: "A certain man had two sons.
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1 tn Here δέ (de) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
2 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.