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37 Bible Verses about Salutations

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Luke 1:41-44

And it came to pass, as Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit, and cried out with a loud voice and said, Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed the fruit of thy womb. And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?read more.
For behold, as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the babe leaped with joy in my womb.

Genesis 18:2

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men standing near him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 43:29

And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother of whom ye spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to thee, my son!

Judges 19:20

And the old man said, "Peace be to you; I will care for all your wants; only, do not spend the night in the square."

Ruth 2:4

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of Jehovah: I have fulfilled the word of Jehovah.

1 Samuel 25:6

And thus shall ye say: Long life to thee! and peace be to thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be to all that thou hast!

Matthew 28:9

And as they went to bring his disciples word, behold also, Jesus met them, saying, Hail! And they coming up took him by the feet, and did him homage.

Luke 1:28

And the angel came in to her, and said, Hail, thou favoured one! the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou amongst women.

Genesis 45:14

And he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept on his neck.

Genesis 19:1-2

And the two angels came to Sodom at even. And Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. And Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he bowed down, the face toward the ground, and he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and lodge, and wash your feet; and ye shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, No; but we will pass the night in the open place.

Matthew 26:49

And immediately coming up to Jesus he said, Hail, Rabbi, and covered him with kisses.

Romans 16:16

Salute one another with a holy kiss. All the assemblies of Christ salute you.

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Genesis 19:1

And the two angels came to Sodom at even. And Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. And Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he bowed down, the face toward the ground,

Genesis 23:7

And Abraham rose up, and bowed down to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,

Genesis 27:29

Let peoples serve thee, And races bow down to thee. Be lord over thy brethren, And let thy mother's sons bow down to thee. Cursed be they that curse thee, And blessed be they that bless thee.

Genesis 33:3

And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Genesis 37:10

And he told it to his father and to his brethren. And his father rebuked him, and said to him, What is this dream which thou hast dreamt? Shall we indeed come, I and thy mother and thy brethren, to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?

Genesis 41:43

And he caused him to ride in the second chariot that he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee! and he set him over all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought him the gift that was in their hand, into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.

Genesis 49:8

Judah as to thee, thy brethren will praise thee; Thy hand will be upon the neck of thine enemies; Thy father's children will bow down to thee.

1 Samuel 25:23

And when Abigail saw David, she hasted and lighted off the ass, and fell before David on her face, and bowed herself to the ground,

2 Samuel 18:28

And Ahimaaz called and said to the king, Peace! And he fell down to the earth on his face before the king, and said, Blessed be Jehovah thy God, who has delivered up the men that lifted up their hand against my lord the king.

Esther 8:3

And Esther spoke yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device which he had devised against the Jews.

Mark 5:22

And behold there comes one of the rulers of the synagogue, by name Jairus, and seeing him, falls down at his feet;

Genesis 19:2

and he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and lodge, and wash your feet; and ye shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, No; but we will pass the night in the open place.

Colossians 4:18

The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.

Philippians 4:21

Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren who are with me salute you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

The salutation by the hand of me, Paul, which is the mark in every letter; so I write.

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Salutations » By bowing

Genesis 18:2

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men standing near him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself to the earth,

1 Samuel 25:23

And when Abigail saw David, she hasted and lighted off the ass, and fell before David on her face, and bowed herself to the ground,

Mark 5:22

And behold there comes one of the rulers of the synagogue, by name Jairus, and seeing him, falls down at his feet;

Genesis 43:28

And they said, Thy servant our father is well; he is yet alive. And they bowed, and made obeisance.

Salutations » Examples of

Matthew 28:9

And as they went to bring his disciples word, behold also, Jesus met them, saying, Hail! And they coming up took him by the feet, and did him homage.

Ruth 2:4

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!

Luke 1:28

And the angel came in to her, and said, Hail, thou favoured one! the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou amongst women.

Genesis 43:29

And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother of whom ye spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to thee, my son!

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of Jehovah: I have fulfilled the word of Jehovah.

Salutations » Often sent by letter

Romans 16:21-23

Timotheus, my fellow-workman, and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you. I Tertius, who have written this epistle, salute you in the Lord. Gaius, my host and of the whole assembly, salutes you. Erastus, the steward of the city, salutes you, and the brother Quartus.

Colossians 4:18

The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

The salutation by the hand of me, Paul, which is the mark in every letter; so I write.

Salutations » By letter

2 John 1:13

The children of thine elect sister greet thee.

3 John 1:14

but I hope soon to see thee, and we will speak mouth to mouth. Peace be to thee. The friends greet thee. Greet the friends by name.

Colossians 4:18

The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

The salutation by the hand of me, Paul, which is the mark in every letter; so I write.

Salutations » Of affection

Genesis 45:14

And he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept on his neck.

Romans 16:16

Salute one another with a holy kiss. All the assemblies of Christ salute you.

Salutations » Were given » On entering a house

Judges 18:15

And they turned aside thither, and came to the house of the young Levite, at the home of Micah, and asked him of his welfare.

Luke 1:40-41

and entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elizabeth. And it came to pass, as Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,

Luke 1:44

For behold, as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the babe leaped with joy in my womb.

Salutations » Often sent through messengers

2 Samuel 8:10

and Toi sent Joram his son to king David, to inquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and smitten him; for Hadadezer was continually at war with Toi. And he brought with him vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of bronze.

1 Samuel 25:14

And one of Nabal's young men told Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, Behold, David sent messengers out of the wilderness to bless our master; and he has insulted them.

1 Samuel 25:5

Then David sent out ten young men; and David said to the young men, Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Falling prostrate on the ground

Luke 8:41

And behold, a man came, whose name was Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue, and falling at the feet of Jesus besought him to come to his house,

Esther 8:3

And Esther spoke yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device which he had devised against the Jews.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Embracing and kissing the feet

Luke 7:38

and standing at his feet behind him weeping, began to wash his feet with tears; and she wiped them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the myrrh.

Matthew 28:9

And as they went to bring his disciples word, behold also, Jesus met them, saying, Hail! And they coming up took him by the feet, and did him homage.

Luke 7:45

Thou gavest me not a kiss, but she from the time I came in has not ceased kissing my feet.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Falling on the neck and kissing

Genesis 45:14-15

And he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept on his neck. And he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them; and after that his brethren talked with him.

Salutations » Often perfidious

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Matthew 26:49

And immediately coming up to Jesus he said, Hail, Rabbi, and covered him with kisses.

Salutations » Antiquity of

Genesis 18:2

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men standing near him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 19:1

And the two angels came to Sodom at even. And Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. And Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he bowed down, the face toward the ground,

Salutations » Given to Christ in derision

Matthew 27:29

and having woven a crown out of thorns, they put it on his head, and a reed in his right hand; and, bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!

Mark 15:18

And they began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews!

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Kissing the dust

Isaiah 49:23

And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, and their princesses thy nursing-mothers: they shall bow down to thee with the face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet. And thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; for they shall not be ashamed who wait on me.

Psalm 72:9

The dwellers in the desert shall bow before him, and his enemies shall lick the dust.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Hail

Luke 1:28

And the angel came in to her, and said, Hail, thou favoured one! the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou amongst women.

Matthew 26:49

And immediately coming up to Jesus he said, Hail, Rabbi, and covered him with kisses.

Salutations » Persons in haste excused from giving or receiving

2 Kings 4:29

And he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thy hand, and go thy way. If thou meet any man, salute him not, and if any salute thee, answer him not again; and lay my staff upon the face of the lad.

Luke 10:24

For I say to you that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye behold, and did not see them; and to hear the things which ye hear, and did not hear them.

Salutations » The pharisees condemned for seeking, in public

Mark 12:38

And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and salutations in the marketplaces,

Matthew 23:7

and salutations in the market-places, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

Salutations » By kissing

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Matthew 26:49

And immediately coming up to Jesus he said, Hail, Rabbi, and covered him with kisses.

Salutations » Were given » By all passers-by

1 Samuel 10:3-4

And thou shalt go on forward from thence, and shalt come to the oak of Tabor, and there shall meet thee three men going up to God, to Bethel, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three cakes of bread, and another carrying a flask of wine. And they will ask after thy welfare, and give thee two loaves, which thou shalt receive of their hands.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Blessed be thou of the lord

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of Jehovah: I have fulfilled the word of Jehovah.

Salutations » Were given » By brethren to each other

1 Samuel 17:22

And David left the things he was carrying in the hand of the keeper of the baggage, and ran into the ranks, and came and saluted his brethren.

Salutations » Were given » By superiors to inferiors

1 Samuel 30:21

And David came to the two hundred men who had been too exhausted to follow David, and whom they had left behind at the torrent Besor; and they went forth to meet David, and to meet the people that were with him; and David drew near to the people and saluted them.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Laying hold of the beard with the right hand, &c

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Touching the hem of the garment

Matthew 14:36

and besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment; and as many as touched were made thoroughly well.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace to thee, and peace to thine house, and peace unto all that thou hast

1 Samuel 25:6

And thus shall ye say: Long life to thee! and peace be to thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be to all that thou hast!

Salutations » Expressions used as » God be gracious unto thee

Genesis 43:29

And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother of whom ye spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to thee, my son!

Salutations » Expressions used as » Art thou in health?

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Bowing frequently to the ground

Genesis 33:3

And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace be with thee

Judges 19:20

And the old man said, "Peace be to you; I will care for all your wants; only, do not spend the night in the square."

Salutations » Expressions used as » All hail

Matthew 28:9

And as they went to bring his disciples word, behold also, Jesus met them, saying, Hail! And they coming up took him by the feet, and did him homage.

Salutations » Were given » By inferiors to their superiors

Genesis 47:7

And Joseph brought Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh. And Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Salutations » The jews condemned for giving, only to their countrymen

Matthew 5:47

And if ye should salute your brethren only, what do ye extraordinary? Do not also the Gentiles the same?

Salutations » Expressions used as » The blessing of the lord be upon you, we bless you in the name of the lord

Psalm 129:8

Neither do the passers-by say, The blessing of Jehovah be upon you; we bless you in the name of Jehovah!

Salutations » Denied to persons of bad character

2 John 1:10

If any one come to you and bring not this doctrine, do not receive him into the house, and greet him not;

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace be to this house

Salutations » Peace to you (hebrew: shalomleka)

Salutations » Expressions used as » The lord be with you

Ruth 2:4

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!

Salutations » Expressions used as » The lord bless thee

Ruth 2:4

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!

Salutations » Addresses in » may God be gracious to you,

Genesis 43:29

And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother of whom ye spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to thee, my son!

Salutations » Are you well, my brother?

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Salutations » Peace (hebrew: shalom)

1 Samuel 25:6

And thus shall ye say: Long life to thee! and peace be to thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be to all that thou hast!

Salutations » Hail, master!

Matthew 26:49

And immediately coming up to Jesus he said, Hail, Rabbi, and covered him with kisses.

Salutations » Addresses in » my lords,

Genesis 19:2

and he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and lodge, and wash your feet; and ye shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, No; but we will pass the night in the open place.

Salutations » Peace (hebrew: shalom) to this house,

Salutations » All hail

Matthew 28:9

And as they went to bring his disciples word, behold also, Jesus met them, saying, Hail! And they coming up took him by the feet, and did him homage.

Salutations » From a master to his servants, "may the lord be with you,"

Ruth 2:4

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!

Salutations » Servants to their masters, "may the lord bless you,"

Ruth 2:4

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!