Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

Bible References

And fell

Genesis 33:4
Then ran Esau to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, - and they wept.
Genesis 45:14
Then fell he upon the neck of Benjamin his brother, and wept, - and Benjamin wept on his neck.
Genesis 46:29
Then yoked Joseph his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father towards Goshen, - and he appeared unto him, and fell upon his neck, and wept upon his neck a good while.
Acts 20:37
And they all wept much, and, falling upon Paul's neck, they were tenderly kissing him;

General references

Isaiah 65:24
And it shall come to pass - That before they call, I, will answer, And while yet they are speaking, I, will hear.
Lamentations 3:32
Surely, though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion, according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses;
Jonah 3:9
Who knoweth whether God himself - may turn and grieve, - and turn away from the glow of his anger, that we perish not?
1 Corinthians 11:31
If, however, we had been setting, ourselves, apart, we had not, in that case, been coming under judgment;