So he got up and went to his father. But while the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran, threw his arms around his neck, and kissed him.
1 Kings 19:20
Elisha left the oxen, ran to follow Elijah, and said, “Please let me kiss my father and mother, and then I will follow you.”“Go on back,” he replied, “for what have I done to you?”
There was a great deal of weeping by everyone. They embraced Paul and kissed him,
Now they continue to sin
and make themselves a cast image,
idols skillfully made from their silver,
all of them the work of craftsmen.
People say about them,
“Let the men who sacrifice kiss the calves.”
Then his father Isaac said to him, “Please come closer and kiss me, my son.”
So he came closer and kissed him. When Isaac smelled his clothes, he blessed him and said:Ah, the smell of my son
is like the smell of a field
that the Lord has blessed.
When Laban heard the news about his sister’s son Jacob, he ran to meet him, hugged him, and kissed him. Then he took him to his house, and Jacob told him all that had happened.
Laban got up early in the morning, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, and blessed them. Then Laban left to return home.
But Esau ran to meet him, hugged him, threw his arms around him, and kissed him. Then they wept.
Joseph kissed each of his brothers as he wept, and afterward his brothers talked with him.
Joseph hitched the horses to his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel. Joseph presented himself to him, threw his arms around him, and wept for a long time.
Now his eyesight was poor because of old age; he could hardly see. Joseph brought them to him, and he kissed and embraced them.
Then Joseph, leaning over his father’s face, wept and kissed him.
Now the Lord had said to Aaron, “Go and meet Moses in the wilderness.” So he went and met him at the mountain of God and kissed him.
So Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, bowed down, and then kissed him. They asked each other how they had been and went into the tent.
May the Lord enable each of you to find security in the house of your new husband.” She kissed them, and they wept loudly.
Again they wept loudly, and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her.
1 Samuel 10:1
Samuel took the flask of oil, poured it out on Saul’s head, kissed him, and said, “Hasn’t the Lord anointed you ruler over His inheritance?
1 Samuel 20:41
When the young man had gone, David got up from the south side of the stone Ezel, fell with his face to the ground, and bowed three times. Then he and Jonathan kissed each other and wept with each other, though David wept more.
2 Samuel 14:33
Joab went to the king and told him. So David summoned Absalom, who came to the king and bowed down with his face to the ground before him. Then the king kissed Absalom.
2 Samuel 15:5
When a person approached to bow down to him, Absalom reached out his hand, took hold of him, and kissed him.
2 Samuel 19:39
So all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed. The king kissed Barzillai and blessed him, and Barzillai returned to his home.
2 Samuel 20:9
Joab asked Amasa, “Are you well, my brother?” Then with his right hand Joab grabbed Amasa by the beard to kiss him.
but you didn’t even let me kiss my grandchildren and my daughters. You have acted foolishly.