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 will run to his meeting and he will embrace him and will fall upon his neck and will kiss him, and they will weep.
Genesis 45:14
And he will fall upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and will weep; and and Benjamin wept upon his neck
Genesis 46:29
And Joseph will harness his chariot, and will go up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen; and he will be seen to him: and he will fall upon his neck, and will yet weep upon his neck
Acts 20:37
And much weeping was from all; and having fallen upon Paul's neck, they kissed him,

General references

Isaiah 65:24
And it was before they shall call, I will answer; they yet speaking, and I will hear.
Lamentations 3:32
For if he afflicted, and he compassionated according to the multitude of his mercy.
Jonah 3:9
Who shall know God will turn back and lament, and turning back from the burning of his anger and we shall not perish?
1 Corinthians 11:31
For if we examined ourselves, we should not be judged.