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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The parable of the lost sheep;
8of the piece of silver;
11of the prodigal son.
 
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Chapter 15

Verse 1
Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.


5:29-32; 7:29; 13:30; Ezekiel 18:27; Matthew 9:10-13; 21:28-31; Romans 5:20; 1 Timothy 1:15

Verse 2
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
29,30; 5:30; 7:34,39; 19:7; Matthew 9:11; Acts 11:3; 1 Corinthians 5:9-11; Galatians 2:12

Verse 4
What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
man
13:15; Matthew 12:11; 18:12; Romans 2:1
having
Psalms 119:176; Isaiah 53:6; Jeremiah 50:6; Ezekiel 34:8,11,12,16,31; Matthew 18:12,13; John 10:15,16,26-28; 1 Peter 2:25

Verse 5
And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.
when
19:9; 23:43; Isaiah 62:12; John 4:34,35; Acts 9:1-16; Romans 10:20,21; Ephesians 2:3-6; Titus 3:3-7
he layeth
Isaiah 40:10,11; 46:3,4; 63:9; Micah 5:4; Ephesians 1:19,20; 2:10; 3:7; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; 2 Timothy 2:26; 1 Peter 1:5
rejoicing
23,24,32; Isaiah 53:10,11; 62:5; Jeremiah 32:41,42; Ezekiel 18:23; 33:11; Micah 7:18; Zephaniah 3:17; John 15:11; Hebrews 12:2

Verse 6
And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.
his
7,10,24; 2:13,14; Isaiah 66:10,11; John 3:29; 15:14; Acts 11:23; 15:3; Philippians 1:4; 2:17; 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; 3:7-9
for
Psalms 119:176; 1 Peter 2:10,25

Verse 7
I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
joy
32; 5:32; Matthew 18:13
which
29; 16:15; 18:9-11; Proverbs 30:12; Romans 7:9; Philippians 3:6,7

Verse 8
Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
pieces
"Drachma, here translated a piece of silver, is the eighth part of an ounce, which cometh to 7Žd., and is equal to the Roman penny. Mt 18:28."
and seek
19:10; Ezekiel 34:12; John 10:16; 11:52; Ephesians 2:17

Verse 9
And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost.
Rejoice
6,7

Verse 10
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
there
2:1-14; Ezekiel 18:23,32; 33:11; Matthew 18:10,11; 28:5-7; Acts 5:19; 10:3-5; Hebrews 1:14; Revelation 5:11-14
one
7:47; 13:5; 2 Chronicles 33:13-19; Matthew 18:14; Acts 11:18; 2 Corinthians 7:10; Philemon 1:15

Verse 11
And he said, A certain man had two sons:
Matthew 21:23-31

Verse 12
And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.
give
Deuteronomy 21:16,17; Psalms 16:5,6; 17:14
And he
Mark 12:44

Verse 13
And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
and took
2 Chronicles 33:1-10; Job 21:13-15; 22:17,18; Psalms 10:4-6; 73:27; Proverbs 27:8; Isaiah 1:4; 30:11; Jeremiah 2:5,13,17-19,31; Micah 6:3; Ephesians 2:13,17
wasted
30; 16:1,19; Proverbs 5:8-14; 6:26; 18:9; 21:17,20; 23:19-22; 28:7; 29:3; Ecclesiastes 11:9,10; Isaiah 22:13; 56:12; Amos 6:3-7; Romans 13:13,14; 1 Peter 4:3,4; 2 Peter 2:13

Verse 14
And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.
arose
2 Chronicles 33:11; Ezekiel 16:27; Hosea 2:9-14; Amos 8:9-12

Verse 15
And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
he went
13; Exodus 10:3; 2 Chronicles 28:22; Isaiah 1:5,9,10-13; 57:17; Jeremiah 5:3; 8:4-6; Jeremiah 31:18,19; 2 Timothy 2:25,26; Revelation 2:21,22
to feed
8:32-34; Ezekiel 16:52,63; Nahum 3:6; Malachi 2:9; Romans 1:24-26; 6:22; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Ephesians 2:2,3; 4:17-19; 5:11,12; Colossians 3:5-7; Titus 3:3

Verse 16
And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
he would
Isaiah 44:20; 55:2; Lamentations 4:5; Hosea 12:1; Romans 6:19-21
that
Psalms 73:22
no
Psalms 142:4; Isaiah 57:3; Jonah 2:2-8

Verse 17
And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
when
8:35; 16:23; Psalms 73:20; Ecclesiastes 9:3; Jeremiah 31:19; Ezekiel 18:28; Acts 2:37; 16:29; Acts 16:30; 26:11-19; Ephesians 2:4,5; 5:14; Titus 3:4-6; James 1:16-18
How
18,19; Lamentations 1:7

Verse 18
I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
will arise
1 Kings 20:30,31; 2 Kings 7:3,4; 2 Chronicles 33:12,13,19; Psalms 32:5; 116:3-7; Jeremiah 31:6-9; 50:4,5; Lamentations 3:18-22,29,40; Hosea 2:6,7; 14:1-3; Jonah 2:4; 3:9
Father
11:2; Isaiah 63:16; Jeremiah 3:19; 31:20; Matthew 6:9,14; 7:11
I have
18:13; Leviticus 26:40,41; 1 Kings 8:47,48; Job 33:27,28; 36:8-10; Psalms 25:11; Psalms 32:3-5; 51:3-5; Proverbs 23:13; Matthew 3:6; 1 John 1:8-10
against
21; Daniel 4:26

Verse 19
And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
no
5:8; 7:6,7; Genesis 32:10; Job 42:6; 1 Corinthians 15:9; 1 Timothy 1:13-16
make
Joshua 9:24,25; Psalms 84:10; Matthew 15:26,27; James 4:8-10; 1 Peter 5:6

Verse 20
And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
But
Deuteronomy 30:2-4; Job 33:27,28; Psalms 86:5,15; 103:10-13; Isaiah 49:15; 55:6-9; Isaiah 57:18; Jeremiah 31:20; Ezekiel 16:6-8; Hosea 11:8; Micah 7:18,19; Acts 2:39; Ephesians 2:13,17
and fell
Genesis 33:4; 45:14; 46:29; Acts 20:37

Verse 21
And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Father
18,19; Jeremiah 3:13; Ezekiel 16:63; Romans 2:4
against
Psalms 51:4; 143:2; 1 Corinthians 8:12

Verse 22
But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
the best
Psalms 45:13; 132:9,16; Isaiah 61:10; Ezekiel 16:9-13; Zechariah 3:3-5; Matthew 22:11,12; Romans 3:22; 13:14; Galatians 3:27; Ephesians 4:22-24; Revelation 3:4,5,18; 6:11; 7:9,13,14; Revelation 19:8
a ring
Genesis 41:42; Esther 3:10; 8:2; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:5,6; Ephesians 1:13,14; Revelation 2:17
and shoes
Deuteronomy 33:25; Psalms 18:33; Song of Solomon 7:1; Ezekiel 16:10; Ephesians 6:15

Verse 23
And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
the fatted
Genesis 18:7; Psalms 63:5; Proverbs 9:2; Isaiah 25:6; 65:13,14; Matthew 22:2-14

Verse 24
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
this
32; Mark 8:22; John 5:21,24,25; 11:25; Romans 6:11,13; 8:2; 2 Corinthians 5:14,15; Ephesians 2:1,5; 5:14; Colossians 2:13; 1 Timothy 5:6; Jude 1:12; Revelation 3:1
he
4,8; 19:10; Genesis 45:28; Jeremiah 31:15-17; Ezekiel 34:4,16; Matthew 18:11-13
they
7,9; 10:19; Isaiah 35:10; 66:11; Jeremiah 31:12-14; Romans 12:15; 1 Corinthians 12:26

Verse 25
Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
his
11,12
he
7:32; Exodus 15:20; 2 Samuel 6:14; Psalms 30:11; 126:1; 149:3; 150:4; Ecclesiastes 3:4; Jeremiah 31:4

Verse 27
And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
Thy brother
30; Acts 9:17; 22:13; Philemon 1:16
and thy

Verse 28
And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
he
2; 5:30; 7:39; 1 Samuel 17:28; 18:8; Isaiah 65:5; 66:5; Jonah 4:1-3; Matthew 20:11; Acts 13:45,50; 14:2,19; 22:21,22; Romans 10:19; 1 Thessalonians 2:16
therefore
13:34; 24:47; Genesis 4:5-7; Jonah 4:4,9; 2 Corinthians 5:20

Verse 29
And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
Lo
17:10; 18:9,11,12,20,21; 1 Samuel 15:13,14; Isaiah 58:2,3; 65:5; Zechariah 7:3; Matthew 20:12; Romans 3:20,27; 7:9; 10:3; Philippians 3:4-6; 1 John 1:8-10; Revelation 3:17
yet
7; 19:21; Malachi 1:12,13; 3:14; Revelation 2:17

Verse 30
But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
this
32; 18:11; Exodus 32:7,11
devoured
13,22,23

Verse 31
And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
19:22,23; Matthew 20:13-16; Mark 7:27,28; Romans 9:4; 11:1,35

Verse 32
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.
was meet
7:34; Psalms 51:8; Isaiah 35:10; Hosea 14:9; Jonah 4:10,11; Romans 3:4,19; 15:9-13
for
24; Ephesians 2:1-10


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