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37 Bible Verses about Salutations

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Luke 1:41-44

When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby jumped in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and she loudly exclaimed, "How blessed are you among women, and how blessed is the infant in your womb! Why should this happen to me, to have the mother of my Lord visit me? read more.
As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb jumped for joy.

Genesis 18:2

he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground.

Genesis 43:29

As Joseph looked up and recognized his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother about whom you spoke to me?" And he addressed him directly, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Judges 19:20

The old man replied, "Don't be alarmed. I'll take care of all your needs. Just don't spend the night in the public square."

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 15:13

Samuel approached Saul. "May the LORD bless you," Saul said. "I've carried out the LORD's command."

1 Samuel 25:6

Then say, "May you live long. Peace to you, peace to your family, and peace to all that you have.

Matthew 28:9

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

Luke 1:28

The angel came to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!"

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you go into, first say, "May there be peace in this house.'

Genesis 45:14

Then he threw his arms around Benjamin and wept as they embraced.

Genesis 19:1-2

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, and said, "Look, my lords! Please come inside your servant's house, wash your feet, and spend the night. Then you can get up early and be on your way." But they responded, "No, we would rather spend the night in the town square."

Matthew 26:49

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

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of the Messiah greet you.

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,

Genesis 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,

Genesis 23:7

Abraham rose and bowed before the Hittites, the people of the land,

Genesis 27:29

May people serve and bow before you; may you be master over your brothers; may your mother's sons bow before you; may anyone who curses you be cursed; and may anyone who blesses you be blessed."

Genesis 33:3

Then he went out to meet Esau, passing in front of all of them, and bowed low to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.

Genesis 37:10

When Joseph told his father about this, his father rebuked him and asked him, "What kind of dream is that? Will I, your mother, and your brothers really come to you and bow down to the ground in front of you?"

Genesis 41:43

Then he provided him with a chariot as his second-in-command, outfitted with a group of people who shouted out in front of him, "Bow your knees!" And that's how Pharaoh set Joseph over the entire land of Egypt.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph arrived at his palace, his brothers brought to him their gifts that they had carried with them and bowed to the ground in front of him.

Genesis 49:8

"Your brothers will praise you, Judah. Your hand will be at the throat of your enemies, and your father's children will bow down to you.

1 Samuel 25:23

When Abigail saw David, she quickly got down from the donkey and fell on her face before David, prostrating herself on the ground.

2 Samuel 18:28

"Everything's fine!" Ahimaaz announced to the king. He bowed low with his face to the ground before the king and said, "Praise be to the LORD your God! He has handed over the men who rebelled against your majesty the king."

Esther 8:3

Then Esther spoke to the king again and fell at his feet. She wept and pleaded with him for mercy to overturn the evil plan devised by Haman the Agagite and his plot against the Jewish people.

Mark 5:22

Then a synagogue leader named Jairus arrived. When he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet

Genesis 19:2

and said, "Look, my lords! Please come inside your servant's house, wash your feet, and spend the night. Then you can get up early and be on your way." But they responded, "No, we would rather spend the night in the town square."

1 Corinthians 16:21

I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand.

Colossians 4:18

This greeting is written with my own signature "Paul." Remember that I remain imprisoned. May grace be with you! Amen.

Philippians 4:21

Greet every saint who is in union with the Messiah Jesus. The brothers who are with me send their greetings to you.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

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.

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Salutations » By bowing

Genesis 18:2

he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground.

1 Samuel 25:23

When Abigail saw David, she quickly got down from the donkey and fell on her face before David, prostrating herself on the ground.

Mark 5:22

Then a synagogue leader named Jairus arrived. When he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet

Genesis 43:28

"Your servant, our father, is doing well," they replied. "He is still alive." Then they bowed down in humility.

Salutations » Examples of

Matthew 28:9

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

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.

Luke 1:28

The angel came to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!"

Genesis 43:29

As Joseph looked up and recognized his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother about whom you spoke to me?" And he addressed him directly, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

1 Samuel 15:13

Samuel approached Saul. "May the LORD bless you," Saul said. "I've carried out the LORD's command."

Salutations » Often sent by letter

Romans 16:21-23

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.

1 Corinthians 16:21

I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand.

Colossians 4:18

This greeting is written with my own signature "Paul." Remember that I remain imprisoned. May grace be with you! Amen.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

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.

Salutations » By letter

2 John 1:13

The children of your chosen sister greet you.

3 John 1:14

Instead, I hope to see you soon and speak face to face.

1 Corinthians 16:21

I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand.

Colossians 4:18

This greeting is written with my own signature "Paul." Remember that I remain imprisoned. May grace be with you! Amen.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

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.

Salutations » Of affection

Genesis 45:14

Then he threw his arms around Benjamin and wept as they embraced.

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of the Messiah greet you.

Salutations » Were given » On entering a house

Judges 18:15

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

Luke 1:40-41

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

Luke 1:44

As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb jumped for joy.

Salutations » Often sent through messengers

2 Samuel 8:10

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 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.

1 Samuel 25:5

David sent ten young men, saying to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, find Nabal, and greet him in my name.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Falling prostrate on the ground

Luke 8:41

Just then a synagogue leader by the name of Jairus arrived. He fell at Jesus' feet and kept begging him to come to his home,

Esther 8:3

Then Esther spoke to the king again and fell at his feet. She wept and pleaded with him for mercy to overturn the evil plan devised by Haman the Agagite and his plot against the Jewish people.

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Embracing and kissing the feet

Luke 7:38

and knelt at his feet behind him. She was crying and began to wash his feet with her tears and dry them with her hair. Then she kissed his feet over and over again, anointing them constantly with the perfume.

Matthew 28:9

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

Luke 7:45

You didn't give me a kiss, but this woman, from the moment I came in, has not stopped kissing my feet.

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

Genesis 45:14-15

Then he threw his arms around Benjamin and wept as they embraced. He kissed all of his brothers and wept with them, too, and then his brothers were able to talk with him.

Salutations » Often perfidious

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,

Matthew 26:49

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

Salutations » Antiquity of

Genesis 18:2

he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground.

Genesis 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,

Salutations » Given to Christ in derision

Matthew 27:29

Twisting some thorns into a victor's crown, they placed it on his head and put a stick in his right hand. They knelt down in front of him and began making fun of him, saying, "Long live the king of the Jews!"

Mark 15:18

They began to greet him, "Long live the king of the Jews!"

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Kissing the dust

Isaiah 49:23

"Oh, yes! Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens will be your nursing mothers. They will bow to you with their faces to the ground, and lick the dust from your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.

Psalm 72:9

May the nomads bow down before him, and his enemies lick the dust.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Hail

Luke 1:28

The angel came to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!"

Matthew 26:49

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

Salutations » Persons in haste excused from giving or receiving

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 10:24

Because I tell you, many prophets and kings wanted to see the things you see but didn't see them, and to hear the things you hear but didn't hear them."

Salutations » The pharisees condemned for seeking, in public

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,

Matthew 23:7

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

Salutations » By kissing

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,

Matthew 26:49

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

Salutations » Were given » By all passers-by

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.

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

1 Samuel 15:13

Samuel approached Saul. "May the LORD bless you," Saul said. "I've carried out the LORD's command."

Salutations » Were given » By brethren to each other

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.

Salutations » Were given » By superiors to inferiors

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.

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

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,

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

Matthew 14:36

They kept begging him to let them touch just the tassel of his garment, and everyone who touched it was completely healed.

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

1 Samuel 25:6

Then say, "May you live long. Peace to you, peace to your family, and peace to all that you have.

Salutations » Expressions used as » God be gracious unto thee

Genesis 43:29

As Joseph looked up and recognized his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother about whom you spoke to me?" And he addressed him directly, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Salutations » Expressions used as » Art thou in health?

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,

Salutations » Often accompanied by » Bowing frequently to the ground

Genesis 33:3

Then he went out to meet Esau, passing in front of all of them, and bowed low to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace be with thee

Judges 19:20

The old man replied, "Don't be alarmed. I'll take care of all your needs. Just don't spend the night in the public square."

Salutations » Expressions used as » All hail

Matthew 28:9

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

Salutations » Were given » By inferiors to their superiors

Genesis 47:7

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

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

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?

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

Psalm 129:8

And may those who pass by never tell them, "May the LORD's blessing be upon you. We bless you in the name of the LORD." A Song of Ascents

Salutations » Denied to persons of bad character

2 John 1:10

If anyone comes to you but does not present his teachings, do not receive him into your house or even welcome him,

Salutations » Expressions used as » Peace be to this house

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you go into, first say, "May there be peace in this house.'

Salutations » Peace to you (hebrew: shalomleka)

Salutations » Expressions used as » The lord be with you

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.

Salutations » Expressions used as » The lord bless thee

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.

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

Genesis 43:29

As Joseph looked up and recognized his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother about whom you spoke to me?" And he addressed him directly, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Salutations » Are you well, my brother?

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,

Salutations » Peace (hebrew: shalom)

1 Samuel 25:6

Then say, "May you live long. Peace to you, peace to your family, and peace to all that you have.

Salutations » Hail, master!

Matthew 26:49

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

Salutations » Addresses in » my lords,

Genesis 19:2

and said, "Look, my lords! Please come inside your servant's house, wash your feet, and spend the night. Then you can get up early and be on your way." But they responded, "No, we would rather spend the night in the town square."

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

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you go into, first say, "May there be peace in this house.'

Salutations » All hail

Matthew 28:9

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

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

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.

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

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.

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