20.So he got up and went to his father. 'But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms round him and kissed him.
21.'The son said to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son."
22.'But the father said to his servants, "Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.
23.Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let's have a feast and celebrate.
24.For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found." So they began to celebrate.