31 Bible Verses about goodbyes
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And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will. And he sailed from Ephesus.
The LORD grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them; and they lifted up their voice, and wept.
And when he had thus spoken, he dismissed the assembly.
If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
And when we had taken our leave one of another, we took ship; and they returned home again.
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to thee?
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,
So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.
And it came to pass, that after we were gotten from them, and had launched, we came with a straight course unto Coos, and the day following unto Rhodes, and from thence unto Patara:
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)
And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray.
And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in so doing.
I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.
And as soon as the lad was gone, David arose out of a place toward the south, and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed himself three times: and they kissed one another, and wept one with another, until David exceeded.
A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.
And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brethren, and sailed thence into Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aquila; having shorn his head in Cenchrea: for he had a vow.
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned unto his place.
Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia.
But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.
Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.
Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.
And when we had accomplished those days, we departed and went our way; and they all brought us on our way, with wives and children, till we were out of the city: and we kneeled down on the shore, and prayed.