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Luke 15:15


So he went and worked for 1  one of the citizens of that country, who 2  sent him to his fields to feed pigs. 3 


Ex 10:3; 2Ch 28:22; Isa 1:5,9,10-13; Isa 57:17; Jer 5:3; Jer 8:4-6; Jer 31:18,19; Eze 16:52,63; Na 3:6; Mal 2:9; Lu 8:32-34; Lu 15:13; Ro 1:24-26; Ro 6:22; 1Co 6:9-11; Eph 2:2,3; Eph 4:17-19; Eph 5:11,12; Col 3:5-7; 2Ti 2:25,26; Tit 3:3; Re 2:21,22

NET © Notes

tn Grk “joined himself to” (in this case an idiom for beginning to work for someone).

tn Grk “and he.” Here the conjunction καί (kai) and the personal pronoun have been translated by a relative pronoun to improve the English style.

sn To a Jew, being sent to the field to feed pigs would be an insult, since pigs were considered unclean animals (Lev 11:7).

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