The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of your property.’
So he divided his livelihood between them.
Not many days after, the younger son gathered all of this together and traveled into a far country.
He went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed pigs. He wanted to fill his belly with the husks that the pigs ate, but no one gave him any.
“But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring out the best robe, and put it on him. Put a ring on his hand, and sandals on his feet.