prodigal son


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prodigal son,

in the New Testament, parable of Jesus about heaven and the sinner who repents. A young man leaves home and becomes a wastrel; repentant, he returns to be received with joyful welcome.

prodigal son

squanders share of money in reckless living. [N.T.: Luke 15:13]

prodigal son

received with open arms by loving father. [N.T.: Luke 15:20–21]
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