And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck.
And Joseph made ready his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and manifested himself unto him; and he fell on his neck and wept on his neck a good while.
And Esau ran to meet him and embraced him and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.
and shalt convert unto the LORD thy God and shalt hear his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart and with all thy soul,
For thou, Lord, art good and ready to forgive and plenteous in mercy unto all those that call upon thee.
He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me;
But thou, O Lord, art a merciful and gracious God, longsuffering and plenteous in mercy and truth.
He has not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
Can a woman forget her sucking child that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Even though they may forget, I will not forget thee.
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:
I have seen his ways and will heal him: I will lead him also and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
Peradventure is Ephraim a precious son unto me? Peradventure is he unto me a delightful child? With all this since I spoke of him, I have remembered him constantly. Therefore my bowels are troubled for him; in tenderness I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.
I passed by thee and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, and I said unto thee, In thy blood thou shalt live; yea, I said unto thee, In thy blood thou shalt live.
How must I leave thee, Ephraim? how shall I give thee up, Israel? how could I make thee as Admah? nor set thee as Zeboim? my heart churns within me; all my compassion is inflamed.
Who is a God like unto thee that pardons iniquity, and passes over the rebellion with the remnant of his heritage? He did not retain his anger for ever because he delights in mercy.
For the promise is unto you and to your children and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
but now in Christ Jesus ye who at another time were far off are made near by the blood of the Christ.
and he came and preached peace unto you who were afar off and to those that were near.