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2 Samuel 8:9-10

When King Tou of Hamath learned that David had conquered the entire army of King Hadadezer of Zobah, Tou sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and congratulate him on his victory over Hadadezer, because he had been at war with Tou. Joram brought articles of silver, gold, and bronze with him,

1 Chronicles 18:9-10

When King Tou of Hamath learned that David had conquered King Hadadezer of Zobah's entire army, he sent his son Hadoram to King David to meet and congratulate him, because he had fought against and defeated Hadadezer. Since Hadadezer had often been to war against Tou, he sent all sorts of gold, silver, and bronze goods

Genesis 14:17-20

After Abram's return from defeating Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with them, the king of Sodom went out to meet with him in the Shaveh Valley (that is, the King's Valley). King Melchizedek of Salem brought out bread and wine, since he was serving as the priest of God Most High. Melchizedek blessed Abram and said, "Abram is blessed by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,read more.
and blessed be God Most High, who has delivered your enemies into your control." Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.

Genesis 47:7

Later, Joseph brought his father Jacob to Pharaoh and introduced him. Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

1 Samuel 25:14

Now, one of the young men told Nabal's wife Abigail: "Look, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our lord, but he screamed insults at them.

Matthew 10:11-15

"Whatever town or village you enter, find out who is receptive in it and stay there until you leave. As you enter the house, greet its occupants. If the household is receptive, let your blessing of peace come on it. But if it isn't receptive, let your blessing of peace return to you. read more.
If no one welcomes you or listens to your words, as you leave that house or town, shake its dust off your feet. I tell all of you with certainty, it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town!"

Matthew 23:7

to be greeted in the marketplaces, and to be called "Rabbi' by people.

Mark 12:38

As he taught, he said, "Beware of the scribes! They like to walk around in long robes, to be greeted in the marketplaces,

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes! They like to walk around in long robes and love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

Luke 11:43

How terrible it will be for you Pharisees! You love to have the places of honor in the synagogues and to be greeted in the marketplaces.

Exodus 18:7

When Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, he bowed low and kissed him, and they greeted one another. Then they went into the tent.

Genesis 33:4

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

Genesis 46:29

Joseph prepared his chariot and went to meet his father Israel in Goshen. As soon as Jacob appeared in his presence, he embraced him and wept for a long time as he held on to him.

Judges 18:15

So they turned aside from there, went to Micah's house, and greeted him.

1 Samuel 10:3-4

Then you'll go on further from there and come to the oak at Tabor. There three men going up to the LORD at Bethel will meet you. One will be herding three young goats, one will be carrying three loaves of bread, and one will be carrying a bottle of wine. They'll greet you and give you two loaves of bread, which you're to accept from them.

1 Samuel 13:10

Just as he finished offering the burnt offering, Samuel arrived, and Saul went out to meet and greet him.

1 Samuel 17:22

David left the supplies he had with him in the care of the supply keeper and ran to the battle line. When he arrived there, he asked his brothers about their well-being.

1 Samuel 30:21

David came to the 200 men who were too exhausted to follow him and who had been left at the Wadi Besor. They came out to meet David and the people who were with him. As David approached the people, he asked them how they were doing.

2 Kings 10:12-15

Then Jehu got up, left the city, and went to Samaria. When he arrived at the shearing house that was located on the way, Jehu met up with the relatives of King Ahaziah of Judah. He asked them, "Who are you?" They answered, "We're Ahaziah's relatives, and we've come down to greet the king's sons and the sons of the queen mother." Jehu ordered, "Take them alive!" So Jehu's soldiers captured them and executed all 42 of them near the pit at the shearing house. He left none of them alive.read more.
After he left there, he encountered Rechab's son Jehonadab. After he greeted him, Jehu asked him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours?" "It is," Jehonadab answered.

Isaiah 14:9

"The afterlife below is all astir to meet you when you arrive; it rouses up the spirits of the dead to greet you everyone who used to be world leaders. It has raised up from their thrones all who used to be kings of the nations.

Matthew 5:47

And if you greet only your relatives, that's no great thing you're doing, is it? Even the unbelievers do the same, don't they?

Matthew 26:49

So Judas immediately went up to Jesus and said, "Hello, Rabbi!" and kissed him tenderly.

Matthew 28:9

Suddenly, Jesus met them and said, "Greetings!" They went up to him, took hold of his feet, and worshipped him.

Mark 9:15

The whole crowd was very surprised to see Jesus and ran to welcome him.

Luke 1:39-41

Later on, Mary set out for a Judean city in the hill country. She went into Zechariah's home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby jumped in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit

Acts 18:22

When he arrived in Caesarea, he went up to Jerusalem, greeted the church there, and then returned to Antioch.

Acts 21:7

When we completed our voyage from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, greeted the brothers there, and stayed with them for one day.

Ruth 2:4

Now when Boaz arrived from Bethlehem, he told the harvesters, "The LORD be with you." "May the LORD bless you!" they replied.

1 Samuel 25:4-6

While David was in the wilderness, he heard that Nabal was shearing his sheep. David sent ten young men, saying to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, find Nabal, and greet him in my name. Then say, "May you live long. Peace to you, peace to your family, and peace to all that you have.

1 Thessalonians 1:1

From: Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy. To: The church of the Thessalonians in union with God the Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

Ezra 4:17

The king replied: To: Governor Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and their colleagues living in Samaria, and the remainder living beyond the Euphrates River. Greetings:

Ezra 5:7

The letter sent to him was written like this: To: King Darius: Greetings!

Ezra 7:12

From: Artaxerxes, King of Kings To: Ezra, the Priest, a scholar in matters concerning the laws of the God of Heaven Greetings!

Acts 15:23

They wrote this letter for them to deliver: "From: The apostles and the elders, your brothers To: Their gentile brothers in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia.

Acts 23:26

"From: Claudius Lysias To: Governor Felix Greetings, Your Excellency:

Romans 1:1-7

From: Paul, a servant of Jesus the Messiah, called to be an apostle and set apart for God's gospel, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son. He was a descendant of David with respect to his humanity read more.
and was declared by the resurrection from the dead to be the powerful Son of God according to the spirit of holiness Jesus the Messiah, our Lord. Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name. You, too, are among those who have been called to belong to Jesus the Messiah. To: Everyone in Rome, loved by God and called to be holy. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

1 Corinthians 1:1-3

From: Paul, called to be an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by the will of God, and from our brother Sosthenes. To: God's church in Corinth, to those who have been sanctified by the Messiah Jesus and called to be holy, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah their Lord and ours. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

2 Corinthians 1:1-2

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother. To: God's church in Corinth, and to all the holy people throughout Achaia. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

Galatians 1:1-5

From: Paul an apostle not sent from men or by a man, but by Jesus the Messiah, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead and all the brothers who are with me. To: The churches in Galatia. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours! read more.
He gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from this present evil age according to the will of our God and Father. To him be the glory forever and ever! Amen.

Ephesians 1:1-2

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by God's will. To: His holy and faithful people in Ephesus who are in union with the Messiah Jesus. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

Philippians 1:1-2

From: Paul and Timothy, servants of the Messiah Jesus. To: All the holy ones in Philippi, along with their overseers and ministers, who are in union with the Messiah Jesus. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

Colossians 1:1-2

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother. To: The holy and faithful brothers in Colossae who are in union with the Messiah. May grace and peace from God our Father be yours!

2 Thessalonians 1:1-2

From: Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy. To: The church of the Thessalonians in union with God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah. May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!

1 Timothy 1:1-2

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus, by the command of God our Savior and the Messiah Jesus, our hope. To: Timothy, my genuine child in the faith. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus, our Lord, be yours!

2 Timothy 1:1-2

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by God's will in keeping with the promise of life that is in the Messiah Jesus. To: Timothy, my dear child. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus our Lord be yours!

Titus 1:1-4

From: Paul, a servant of God, and also an apostle of Jesus the Messiah, to bring the faith to those chosen by God, along with full knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness, which is based on the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began. At the right time he revealed his message through the proclamation that was entrusted to me by the command of God our Savior.read more.
To: Titus, a genuine child in the faith that we share. May grace and peace from God the Father and the Messiah, Jesus our Savior, be yours!

1 Peter 1:1-2

From: Peter, an apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: The exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, the people chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father through the sanctifying action of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus, the Messiah, and to be sprinkled with his blood. May grace and peace be yours in abundance!

2 Peter 1:1-2

From: Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: Those who have received faith that is as valuable as ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah. May grace and peace be yours in abundance through full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord!

Ephesians 6:23-24

May peace and love, with faith, be with the brothers, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah! May grace be with all who sincerely love the Lord Jesus, the Messiah!

Romans 16:3-27

Greet Prisca and Aquila, who work with me for the Messiah Jesus, and who risked their necks for my life. I am thankful to them, and so are all the churches among the gentiles. Greet also the church in their house. Greet my dear friend Epaenetus, who was the first convert to the Messiah in Asia. read more.
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you. Greet Andronicus and Junia, my fellow Jews who are in prison with me and are prominent among the apostles. They belonged to the Messiah before I did. Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord. Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in the Messiah, and my dear friend Stachys. Greet Apelles, who has been approved by the Messiah. Greet those who belong to the family of Aristobulus. Greet Herodion, my fellow Jew. Greet those in the family of Narcissus, who belong to the Lord. Greet Tryphaena and Tryphosa, who have worked hard for the Lord. Greet my dear friend Persis, who has toiled diligently for the Lord. Greet Rufus, the one chosen by the Lord, and his mother, who has been a mother to me, too. Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and the brothers who are with them. Greet Philologus and Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas and all the saints who are with them. Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of the Messiah greet you. Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who create divisions and sinful enticements that oppose the teaching you have learned. Stay away from them, because such people are not serving the Messiah our Lord, but their own desires. By their smooth talk and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting. For your obedience has become known to everyone, and I am full of joy for you. But I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil. The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with all of you! Timothy, my fellow worker, greets you, as do Lucius, Jason, and Sosipater, my fellow Jews. I, Tertius, who penned this letter, greet you in the Lord. Gaius, who is host to me and the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus greet you. May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with all of you! Now to the one who is able to strengthen you with my gospel and the message that I preach about Jesus, the Messiah, by revealing the secret that was kept hidden from long ago but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith to the only wise God, through Jesus the Messiah, be glory forever! Amen.

1 Corinthians 16:19-24

The churches in Asia greet you. Aquila and Prisca and the church in their house greet you warmly in union with the Lord. All the brothers greet you. Greet one another with a holy kiss. I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand.read more.
If anyone doesn't love the Lord, let him be ! May the grace of the Lord Jesus be with you! May my love remain with all of you in union with the Messiah Jesus.

2 Corinthians 13:12-14

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the saints greet you. May the grace of the Lord Jesus the Messiah, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you!

Philippians 4:21-23

Greet every saint who is in union with the Messiah Jesus. The brothers who are with me send their greetings to you. All the saints, especially those of the emperor's household, greet you. May the grace of the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with your spirit! Amen.

Colossians 4:10-18

Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, sends his greetings, as does Mark, the cousin of Barnabas. You have received instructions about him. If he comes to you, welcome him. Jesus, who is called Justus, also greets you. These are the only ones of the circumcision who are fellow workers for the kingdom of God. They have been an encouragement to me. Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of the Messiah Jesus, sends you his greetings. He is always wrestling in his prayers for you, so that you may stand mature, completely convinced of the entire will of God. read more.
For I can testify on his behalf that he has a deep concern for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis. Luke, the beloved physician, and Demas greet you. Give my greetings to the brothers in Laodicea, especially to Nympha and the church that is in her house. When this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and be sure to read the one from Laodicea. Tell Archippus, "See that you complete the ministry you have received from the Lord." This greeting is written with my own signature "Paul." Remember that I remain imprisoned. May grace be with you! Amen.

1 Thessalonians 5:25-28

Brothers, pray for us. Greet all the brothers with a holy kiss. I order you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers. read more.
May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with you! Amen.

2 Thessalonians 3:16-18

Now may the Lord of peace give you his peace at all times and in every way. May the Lord be with all of you. I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand. This is the mark in every letter of mine. It is the way I write. May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with all of you. Amen.

2 Timothy 4:19-22

Greet Prisca and Aquila and the family of Onesiphorus. Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus in Miletus because he was sick. Do your best to come to me before winter. Eubulus sends you greetings, as do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers.read more.
May the Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with all of you! Amen.

Titus 3:15

All who are with me send you greetings. Greet our fellow believers who love us. May grace be with all of you! Amen.

Philippians 1:23-25

Indeed, I cannot decide between the two. I have the desire to leave this life and be with the Messiah, for that is far better. But for your sake it is better that I remain alive. Since I am convinced of this, I know that I will continue to live and be with all of you, so you will mature in the faith and know joy in it.

Hebrews 13:24-25

Greet all your leaders and all the saints. Those who are from Italy greet you. May grace be with all of you!

1 Peter 5:13-14

Your sister church in Babylon, chosen along with you, sends you greetings, as does Mark, whom I regard as a son. Greet one another with a loving kiss. Peace be to all of you who are in the Messiah!

2 Kings 4:29

At this he told Gehazi, "Get ready to run! Take my staff in your hand, and get on the road. Don't greet anyone you meet. If anyone greets you, don't respond. Just go lay my staff on the youngster's face."

Luke 10:1-4

After this, the Lord appointed 70 other disciples and was about to send them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place that he intended to go. So he instructed them, "The harvest is vast, but the workers are few. So ask the Lord of the harvest to send workers out into his harvest. Get going! See, I am sending you out like lambs among wolves. read more.
Don't carry a wallet, a traveling bag, or sandals, and don't greet anyone on the way.

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Spoken Greetings

1;19;1

The two angels entered Sodom at sunset while Lot was sitting in the gate area of the city. When Lot saw them, he got up, greeted them, bowed low with his face to the ground,

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