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Origin of prodigal son
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Intel brought back the prodigal son, 30-year veteran Pat Gelsinger, to take over from former CFO Bob Swan, who was unable to revive the struggling PC chipmaker.T-Mobile wants to stir up ‘5G FOMO’ among mobile phone users|Aaron Pressman|February 5, 2021|Fortune
The use of slurs from both characters makes it clear just how “new” the idea of an openly gay son is even in this time.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
“They know there are drug spots,” said Wanda Williams, who was out for a walk with her son.
This is about no longer accepting that—as so many others have stated—a family would rather have a dead son than a living daughter.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Jennie kept his parliamentary vestments for her son, apparently instilling in Winston the sense that he would be a leader.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Twice a year the formal invitation was sent out by the old nobleman to his only son, and to his two nephews.
And Melchizedek is here declared to be “a great man,” “assimilated unto the Son of God.”
He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
Cultural definitions for prodigal son
A character in a parable Jesus told to illustrate how generous God is in forgiving sinners who repent. The Prodigal Son was a young man who asked his father for his inheritance and then left home for “a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.” As his money ran out, a famine occurred, and he went to work tending pigs, but even then he could not get enough to eat. He returned home, knowing that he had given up his right to be treated as his father's son, but hoping that his father would accept him as a hired servant on the farm. Seeing the Prodigal Son coming from a distance, the father rejoiced and ordered the fatted calf to be slaughtered for a feast to celebrate the son's return.
The Prodigal Son's elder brother returned from the fields while the feast was going on and was angry. He complained that he had never been treated to such a feast, though he had remained and worked diligently for his father while the Prodigal Son was away. The father reassured him, saying that the elder son would still get his inheritance, but it was right to celebrate the return of the Prodigal Son: “For this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.”