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29 Bible Verses about Hospitality

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1 Timothy 5:10

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

2 Kings 6:22-23

Elisha replied, “Don’t kill them. Do you kill those you have captured with your sword or your bow? Set food and water in front of them so they can eat and drink and go to their master.” So he prepared a great feast for them. When they had eaten and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. The Aramean raiders did not come into Israel’s land again.

Genesis 18:4

Let a little water be brought, that you may wash your feet and rest yourselves under the tree.

Genesis 19:2

and said, “My lords, turn aside to your servant’s house, wash your feet, and spend the night. Then you can get up early and go on your way.”“No,” they said. “We would rather spend the night in the square.”

Genesis 24:31

Laban said, “Come, you who are blessed by the Lord. Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels.”

Exodus 2:20

“So where is he?” he asked his daughters. “Why then did you leave the man behind? Invite him to eat dinner.”

Judges 13:15

“Please stay here,” Manoah told Him, “and we will prepare a young goat for You.”

Judges 19:20

“Peace to you,” said the old man. “I’ll take care of everything you need. Only don’t spend the night in the square.”

2 Kings 4:8

One day Elisha went to Shunem. A prominent woman who lived there persuaded him to eat some food. So whenever he passed by, he stopped there to eat.

Nehemiah 5:17

There were 150 Jews and officials, as well as guests from the surrounding nations at my table.

Job 31:32

No stranger had to spend the night on the street,
for I opened my door to the traveler.

Acts 21:8

The next day we left and came to Caesarea, where we entered the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the Seven, and stayed with him.

Acts 28:7

Now in the area around that place was an estate belonging to the leading man of the island, named Publius, who welcomed us and entertained us hospitably for three days.

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Luke 11:5-6

He also said to them: "Suppose one of you has a friend and goes to him at midnight and says to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I don't have anything to offer him.'

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Luke 11:5-6

He also said to them: "Suppose one of you has a friend and goes to him at midnight and says to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I don't have anything to offer him.'

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1 Timothy 5:10

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

More verses: 1 Peter 4:9

Topics on Hospitality

Hospitality Towards Christ

40;9;10

While He was reclining at the table in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came as guests to eat with Jesus and His disciples.

Hospitality, A Duty Of God's People

58;13;2

Don’t neglect to show hospitality, for by doing this some have welcomed angels as guests without knowing it.

Hospitality, Examples Of

1;18;2-5

He looked up, and he saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed to the ground.

Hospitality, Shown To

58;13;2

Don’t neglect to show hospitality, for by doing this some have welcomed angels as guests without knowing it.

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