Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.
Treasury of Scripture
Luke 2:1-14 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed...
Ezekiel 18:23,32 Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? said the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his ways, and live...
Ezekiel 33:11 Say to them, As I live, said the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked...
Matthew 18:10,11 Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you...
Matthew 28:5-7 And the angel answered and said to the women, Fear not you: for I know that you seek Jesus, which was crucified...
Acts 5:19 But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
Acts 10:3-5 He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying to him, Cornelius...
Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?
Revelation 5:11-14 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders...
Luke 7:47 Why I say to you, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.
Luke 13:5 I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.
2 Chronicles 33:13-19 And prayed to him: and he was entreated of him, and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom...
Matthew 18:14 Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
Acts 11:18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying...
2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world works death.
Philemon 1:15 For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that you should receive him for ever;
ContextThe Parable of the Lost Coin
8Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, does not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it? 9And when she has found it, she calls her friends and her neighbors together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost. 10Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Even so, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
So I say to you, there shall be joy before the angels of God upon one sinner doing penance.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus, I say unto you, there is joy before the angels of God for one repenting sinner.
King James Bible
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
Young's Literal Translation
'So I say to you, joy doth come before the messengers of God over one sinner reforming.'