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 has come eating and drinking, and you say, 'Behold, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!'
Romans 3:4
Certainly not! Let God be true, though every man a liar. As it is written: "That you may be justified in your words and prevail when you are judged."
Romans 15:9
and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. As it is written: "Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles, and sing to your 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 were dead in your trespasses and sins,

General references

Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."
Galatians 1:24
And they glorified God because of me.