Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
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!
Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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 this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
And you has he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins:
And the LORD said unto Cain, Why are you angry? and why is your countenance fallen?
For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.
For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost.
And they glorified God in me.