Luke 15:32

But it was right that we should rejoice, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.

Luke 15:24-11

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.

Luke 7:34

The Son of man is come eating and drinking, and ye say, A gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

Romans 3:4

God forbid: but let God be true, though every man were a liar; as it is written, "That thou mayest be acknowledged just in thy sayings, and overcome when thou art judged."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatsoever things the law saith, it speaks to those who are under the law: that every mouth might be sealed up, and all the world become criminal before God.

Romans 15:9-13

and that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, "For this cause will I confess unto thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name."

Ephesians 2:1-10

AND you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Bible References

Was meet

Luke 7:34
The Son of man is come eating and drinking, and ye say, A gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!
Romans 3:4
God forbid: but let God be true, though every man were a liar; as it is written, "That thou mayest be acknowledged just in thy sayings, and overcome when thou art judged."
Romans 15:9
and that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, "For this cause will I confess unto thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name."

For

Luke 15:24
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.
Ephesians 2:1
AND you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins,

General references

Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.
Luke 19:10
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Galatians 1:24
And they glorified God on my behalf.