31 Bible Verses about goodbyes
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Another also said, “I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home.”
but taking leave of them and saying, “I will return to you again if God wills,” he set sail from Ephesus.
May the Lord grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband.” Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept.
After saying this he dismissed the assembly.
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;
Then we went on board the ship, and they returned home again.
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, “Please let me kiss my father and my mother, then I will follow you.” And he said to him, “Go back again, for what have I done to you?”
Another of the disciples said to Him, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.”
And they began to weep aloud and embraced Paul, and repeatedly kissed him,
So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.
and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,” and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that?
And they lifted up their voices and wept again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her.
When we had parted from them and had set sail, we ran a straight course to Cos and the next day to Rhodes and from there to Patara;
At this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together), and said,
After bidding them farewell, He left for the mountain to pray.
and did not allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now you have done foolishly.
I had no rest for my spirit, not finding Titus my brother; but taking my leave of them, I went on to Macedonia.
When the lad was gone, David rose from the south side and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed three times. And they kissed each other and wept together, but David wept the more.
“A little while, and you will no longer see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me.”
Paul, having remained many days longer, took leave of the brethren and put out to sea for Syria, and with him were Priscilla and Aquila. In Cenchrea he had his hair cut, for he was keeping a vow.
Early in the morning Laban arose, and kissed his sons and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned to his place.
longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.
After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and when he had exhorted them and taken his leave of them, he left to go to Macedonia.
But Jesus *said to him, “Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead.”
Greet all of your leaders and all the saints. Those from Italy greet you.
And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; if you keep yourselves free from such things, you will do well. Farewell.”
From Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called to him the elders of the church.
But He said to him, “Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the kingdom of God.”
When our days there were ended, we left and started on our journey, while they all, with wives and children, escorted us until we were out of the city. After kneeling down on the beach and praying, we said farewell to one another.