'Goodbye' in the Bible
As it is, you didn't even allow me to kiss my grandchildren and daughters goodbye! You've acted foolishly.
Early in the morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters goodbye and blessed them. Then Laban left and returned home.
Then Moses said goodbye to his father-in-law, and he journeyed to his own land.
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.
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?"
After He said good-bye to them, He went away to the mountain to pray.
Another also said, "I will follow You, Lord, but first let me go and say good-bye to those at my house."
In the same way, therefore, every one of you who does not say good-bye to all his possessions cannot be My disciple.
to keep away from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you avoid these things, you will do well. Goodbye."
So Paul, having stayed on for many days, said good-bye to the brothers and sailed away to Syria. Priscilla and Aquila were with him. He shaved his head at Cenchreae, because he had taken a vow.
but said good-bye and stated, "I'll come back to you again, if God wills." Then he set sail from Ephesus.
After the uproar was over, Paul sent for the disciples, encouraged them, and after saying good-bye, departed to go to Macedonia.
we said good-bye to one another. Then we boarded the ship, and they returned home.
I had no rest in my spirit because I did not find my brother Titus, but I said good-bye to them and left for Macedonia.
Finally, brothers, goodbye. Keep on growing to maturity. Keep listening to my appeals. Continue agreeing with each other and living in peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.
And one of you says to him, Good-bye! Keep [yourself] warm and well fed, without giving him the necessities for the body, what good does that do?