Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

Devoured

Bible References

This

Luke 15:32
But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.’”
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
Exodus 32:7
Then the Lord spoke to Moses, “Go down at once, for your people, whom you brought up from the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves.

Devoured

Luke 15:13
And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.

General references

Genesis 18:7
Abraham also ran to the herd, and took a tender and choice calf and gave it to the servant, and he hurried to prepare it.
Jeremiah 35:16
Indeed, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have observed the command of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to Me.’”’
Luke 15:2
Both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”