"So he got up and went to his father. While he was still far away, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and kissed him affectionately.
1 Kings 19:20
He abandoned the oxen, ran off to follow Elijah, and asked him, "Please, let me kiss my mother and father good-bye, and then I'll come after you." "Go back again," Elijah replied. "What have I done to you?"
All of them cried and cried as they put their arms around Paul and kissed him affectionately.
but now they are sinning more and more, crafting idols from melted silver. Their idols are made with the most exacting skill, all of it the work of craftsmen. People say about them, "They offer human sacrifice, and kiss calf-shaped idols.'
After this, Jacob's father Isaac told him, "Come closer and kiss me, my son."
So Jacob drew closer to kiss him. When Isaac smelled the scent of his son's clothes, he blessed him and said, "How my son's scent is the fragrance of the field that the LORD has blessed.
Then Jacob kissed Rachel and began to cry out loud.
When Laban heard the news about his sister's son Jacob, he ran out to meet him. He embraced him, kissed him, and brought him back to his house. Then Jacob told Laban about everything that had happened.
Early the next morning, Laban woke up, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, blessed them, and then left for home.
Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him. Then he fell on his neck and kissed him. And they wept.
He kissed all of his brothers and wept with them, too, and then his brothers were able to talk with him.
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.
Now Israel's eyesight had become poor from age. Because he couldn't see well, Joseph brought them close to him, and Israel kissed them both and embraced them.
Then Joseph embraced his father, cried over him, and kissed him.
The LORD told Aaron, "Go meet Moses in the desert." So Aaron went, found him at the mountain of God, and embraced him.
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.
May the LORD grant each of you security in your new husbands' households." Then she kissed them good-bye, and they cried loudly.
They began to cry loudly again. So Orpah kissed her mother-in-law good-bye, but Ruth remained with her.
1 Samuel 10:1
Samuel took a flask of oil, poured it on Saul's head, kissed him, and said, "The LORD has anointed you Commander-in-Chief over his inheritance, has he not?
1 Samuel 20:41
The servant went. Then David came out from the south side of the rock, fell on his face, and bowed down three times. The men kissed each other, and both of them cried, but David even more.
2 Samuel 14:33
So when Joab approached the king and told him what Absalom had said, he summoned Absalom, who then came to the king and fell to the ground on his face in front of him. Then the king kissed Absalom.
2 Samuel 15:5
Furthermore, if a man approached him to bow down in front of him, he would put out his hand, grab him, and embrace him.
2 Samuel 19:39
Then all the people crossed the Jordan River, followed by the king. The king embraced Barzillai, blessed him, and then Barzillai returned to his home.
2 Samuel 20:9
Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,
As it is, you didn't even allow me to kiss my grandchildren and daughters goodbye! You've acted foolishly.