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Luke 1:41-44

When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. And she cried out with a loud voice and said, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! "And how has it happened to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me? read more.
"For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy.

Genesis 18:2

When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 43:29

As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" And he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Judges 19:20

The old man said, "Peace to you. Only let me take care of all your needs; however, do not spend the night in the open square."

Ruth 2:4

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

1 Samuel 15:13

Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, "Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD."

1 Samuel 25:6

and thus you shall say, 'Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

Matthew 28:9

And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.

Luke 1:28

And coming in, he said to her, "Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you."

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house.'

Genesis 45:14

Then he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck.

Genesis 33:4

Then Esau ran to meet him and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Genesis 19:1-2

Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground. And he said, "Now behold, my lords, please turn aside into your servant's house, and spend the night, and wash your feet; then you may rise early and go on your way." They said however, "No, but we shall spend the night in the square."

Matthew 26:49

Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, "Hail, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Genesis 19:1

Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.

Genesis 23:7

So Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth.

Genesis 27:29

May peoples serve you, And nations bow down to you; Be master of your brothers, And may your mother's sons bow down to you Cursed be those who curse you, And blessed be those who bless you."

Genesis 33:3

But he himself passed on ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Genesis 37:10

He related it to his father and to his brothers; and his father rebuked him and said to him, "What is this dream that you have had? Shall I and your mother and your brothers actually come to bow ourselves down before you to the ground?"

Genesis 41:43

He had him ride in his second chariot; and they proclaimed before him, "Bow the knee!" And he set him over all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present which was in their hand and bowed to the ground before him.

Genesis 49:8

"Judah, your brothers shall praise you; Your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies; Your father's sons shall bow down to you.

1 Samuel 25:23

When Abigail saw David, she hurried and dismounted from her donkey, and fell on her face before David and bowed herself to the ground.

2 Samuel 18:28

Ahimaaz called and said to the king, "All is well." And he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground And he said, "Blessed is the LORD your God, who has delivered up the men who lifted their hands against my lord the king."

Esther 8:3

Then Esther spoke again to the king, fell at his feet, wept and implored him to avert the evil scheme of Haman the Agagite and his plot which he had devised against the Jews.

Mark 5:22

One of the synagogue officials named Jairus came up, and on seeing Him, fell at His feet

Genesis 19:2

And he said, "Now behold, my lords, please turn aside into your servant's house, and spend the night, and wash your feet; then you may rise early and go on your way." They said however, "No, but we shall spend the night in the square."

2 Corinthians 13:13

All the saints greet you.

Colossians 4:18

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand Remember my imprisonment Grace be with you.

Philippians 4:21

Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren who are with me greet you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, and this is a distinguishing mark in every letter; this is the way I write.

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Salutations » By bowing

Genesis 18:2

When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,

1 Samuel 25:23

When Abigail saw David, she hurried and dismounted from her donkey, and fell on her face before David and bowed herself to the ground.

Mark 5:22

One of the synagogue officials named Jairus came up, and on seeing Him, fell at His feet

Genesis 43:28

They said, "Your servant our father is well; he is still alive." They bowed down in homage.

Salutations » Examples of

Matthew 28:9

And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.

Ruth 2:4

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

Luke 1:28

And coming in, he said to her, "Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you."

Genesis 43:29

As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" And he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

1 Samuel 15:13

Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, "Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD."

Salutations » Often sent by letter

Romans 16:21-23

Timothy my fellow worker greets you, and so do Lucius and Jason and Sosipater, my kinsmen. I, Tertius, who write this letter, greet you in the Lord. Gaius, host to me and to the whole church, greets you Erastus, the city treasurer greets you, and Quartus, the brother.

Colossians 4:18

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand Remember my imprisonment Grace be with you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, and this is a distinguishing mark in every letter; this is the way I write.

Salutations » By letter

2 John 1:13

The children of your chosen sister greet you.

3 John 1:14

but I hope to see you shortly, and we will speak face to face.

Colossians 4:18

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand Remember my imprisonment Grace be with you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, and this is a distinguishing mark in every letter; this is the way I write.

Salutations » Of affection

Genesis 33:4

Then Esau ran to meet him and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Genesis 45:14

Then he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck.

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

Salutations » Were given » On entering a house

Judges 18:15

They turned aside there and came to the house of the young man, the Levite, to the house of Micah, and asked him of his welfare.

Matthew 10:12

"As you enter the house, give it your greeting.

Luke 1:40-41

and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:44

"For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy.

Salutations » Often sent through messengers

2 Samuel 8:10

Toi sent Joram his son to King David to greet him and bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him; for Hadadezer had been at war with Toi. And Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold and of bronze.

1 Samuel 25:14

But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, "Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our master, and he scorned them.

1 Samuel 25:5

So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, visit Nabal and greet him in my name;

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Falling prostrate on the ground

Luke 8:41

And there came a man named Jairus, and he was an official of the synagogue; and he fell at Jesus' feet, and began to implore Him to come to his house;

Esther 8:3

Then Esther spoke again to the king, fell at his feet, wept and implored him to avert the evil scheme of Haman the Agagite and his plot which he had devised against the Jews.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Embracing and kissing the feet

Luke 7:38

and standing behind Him at His feet, weeping, she began to wet His feet with her tears, and kept wiping them with the hair of her head, and kissing His feet and anointing them with the perfume.

Matthew 28:9

And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.

Luke 7:45

"You gave Me no kiss; but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss My feet.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Falling on the neck and kissing

Genesis 33:4

Then Esau ran to meet him and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Genesis 45:14-15

Then he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck. He kissed all his brothers and wept on them, and afterward his brothers talked with him.

Salutations » Often perfidious

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Matthew 26:49

Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, "Hail, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

Salutations » Antiquity of

Genesis 18:2

When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 19:1

Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.

Salutations » Given to Christ in derision

Matthew 27:29

And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and a reed in His right hand; and they knelt down before Him and mocked Him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!"

Mark 15:18

and they began to acclaim Him, "Hail, King of the Jews!"

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Kissing the dust

Isaiah 49:23

"Kings will be your guardians, And their princesses your nurses They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth And lick the dust of your feet; And you will know that I am the LORD; Those who hopefully wait for Me will not be put to shame.

Psalm 72:9

Let the nomads of the desert bow before him, And his enemies lick the dust.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Hail

Luke 1:28

And coming in, he said to her, "Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you."

Matthew 26:49

Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, "Hail, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

Salutations » Persons in haste excused from giving or receiving

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, "Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand, and go your way; if you meet any man, do not salute him, and if anyone salutes you, do not answer him; and lay my staff on the lad's face."

Luke 10:24

for I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to see the things which you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear them."

Salutations » The pharisees condemned for seeking, in public

Mark 12:38

In His teaching He was saying: "Beware of the scribes who like to walk around in long robes, and like respectful greetings in the market places,

Matthew 23:7

and respectful greetings in the market places, and being called Rabbi by men.

Salutations » By kissing

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Matthew 26:49

Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, "Hail, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

Salutations » Were given » By all passers-by

1 Samuel 10:3-4

"Then you will go on further from there, and you will come as far as the oak of Tabor, and there three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a jug of wine; and they will greet you and give you two loaves of bread, which you will accept from their hand.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Blessed be thou of the lord

1 Samuel 15:13

Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, "Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD."

Salutations » Were given » By brethren to each other

1 Samuel 17:22

Then David left his baggage in the care of the baggage keeper, and ran to the battle line and entered in order to greet his brothers.

Salutations » Were given » By superiors to inferiors

1 Samuel 30:21

When David came to the two hundred men who were too exhausted to follow David, who had also been left at the brook Besor, and they went out to meet David and to meet the people who were with him, then David approached the people and greeted them.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Laying hold of the beard with the right hand, &c

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Touching the hem of the garment

Matthew 14:36

and they implored Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were cured.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace to thee, and peace to thine house, and peace unto all that thou hast

1 Samuel 25:6

and thus you shall say, 'Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

Salutations » Expressions used as » God be gracious unto thee

Genesis 43:29

As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" And he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Salutations » Expressions used as » Art thou in health?

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Bowing frequently to the ground

Genesis 33:3

But he himself passed on ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace be with thee

Judges 19:20

The old man said, "Peace to you. Only let me take care of all your needs; however, do not spend the night in the open square."

Salutations » Expressions used as » All hail

Matthew 28:9

And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.

Salutations » Were given » By inferiors to their superiors

Genesis 47:7

Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and presented him to Pharaoh; and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Salutations » The jews condemned for giving, only to their countrymen

Matthew 5:47

"If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?

Salutations » Expressions used as » The blessing of the lord be upon you, we bless you in the name of the lord

Psalm 129:8

Nor do those who pass by say, "The blessing of the LORD be upon you; We bless you in the name of the LORD."

Salutations » Denied to persons of bad character

2 John 1:10

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace be to this house

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house.'

Salutations » Peace to you (hebrew: shalomleka)

Salutations » Expressions used as » The lord be with you

Ruth 2:4

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

Salutations » Expressions used as » The lord bless thee

Ruth 2:4

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

Salutations » Addresses in » may God be gracious to you,

Genesis 43:29

As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" And he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Salutations » Are you well, my brother?

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Salutations » Peace (hebrew: shalom)

1 Samuel 25:6

and thus you shall say, 'Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

Salutations » Hail, master!

Matthew 26:49

Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, "Hail, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

Salutations » Addresses in » my lords,

Genesis 19:2

And he said, "Now behold, my lords, please turn aside into your servant's house, and spend the night, and wash your feet; then you may rise early and go on your way." They said however, "No, but we shall spend the night in the square."

Salutations » Peace (hebrew: shalom) to this house,

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house.'

Salutations » All hail

Matthew 28:9

And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.

Salutations » From a master to his servants, "may the lord be with you,"

Ruth 2:4

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

Salutations » Servants to their masters, "may the lord bless you,"

Ruth 2:4

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."



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