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
And Esau ran to meet him and embraced him and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.
Genesis 45:14
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck.
Genesis 46:29
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.
Acts 20:37
Then they all wept sore and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

General references

Isaiah 65:24
And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.
Lamentations 3:32
Caph But though he causes grief, yet he will also have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.
Jonah 3:9
Who can tell if God will turn and repent and turn away from his fierce anger, that we not perish?
1 Corinthians 11:31
For if we would examine ourselves, we should not be judged.