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, Behold, a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!
Psalm 51:8
Make me to hear joy and gladness, That the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
Isaiah 35:10
and the ransomed of Jehovah shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
Hosea 14:9
Who is wise, that he may understand these things? prudent, that he may know them? for the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but transgressors shall fall therein.
Jonah 4:10
And Jehovah said, Thou hast had regard for the gourd, for which thou hast not labored, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night:
Romans 3:4
God forbid: yea, let God be found true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy words, And mightest prevail when thou comest into judgment.
Romans 15:9
and that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, Therefore will I give praise unto thee among the Gentiles, And sing unto thy name.

For

Luke 15:24
for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
Ephesians 2:1
And you did he make alive, when ye were dead through your trespasses and sins,

General references

Genesis 4:6
And Jehovah said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man came to save that which was lost.
Luke 19:10
For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost.
Galatians 1:24
and they glorified God in me.