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 gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!
Psalm 51:8
Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
Isaiah 35:10
And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
Hosea 14:9
Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall stumble in them.
Jonah 4:10
Then said the LORD, You have had pity on the plant, for which you have not labored, neither made it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night:
Romans 3:4
God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That you might be justified in your sayings, and might overcome when you are judged.
Romans 15:9
And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to you among the Gentiles, and sing unto 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 has he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins:

General references

Genesis 4:6
And the LORD said unto Cain, Why are you angry? and why is your countenance fallen?
Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man is come 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.