'Greetings' in the Bible
he sent ten servants, saying to them, "Go up to Carmel to see Nabal and give him greetings in my name.
Then Ahimaaz called out and said to the king, "Greetings!" He bowed down before the king with his face toward the ground and said, "May the Lord your God be praised because he has defeated the men who opposed my lord the king!"
Elisha told Gehazi, "Tuck your robes into your belt, take my staff, and go! Don't stop to exchange greetings with anyone! Place my staff on the child's face."
The king sent a reply to his chief deputy Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues living in Samaria and elsewhere in the region west of the Euphrates River: Greetings.
They sent him a report, written as follows: To King Darius: All greetings.
Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, an expert in the law of the God of heaven: Greetings [to you].
As you enter the house, give it greetings.
And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.
So he went right up to Jesus and said, "Greetings, Rabbi!"-and kissed Him.
And, weaving a crown of thorns, they put it on His head and put a reed (staff) in His right hand. And kneeling before Him, they made sport of Him, saying, Hail (greetings, good health to You, long life to You), King of the Jews!
Suddenly, Jesus met them and said, "Greetings!" They went up to him, took hold of his feet, and worshipped him.
He also said in His teaching, "Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes, and who want greetings in the marketplaces,
And they began to salute Him, Hail (greetings, good health to You, long life to You), King of the Jews!
The angel came to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!"
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;
Peace I leave with you: my own peace I give to you. It is not as the world gives its greetings that I give you peace. Let not your hearts be troubled or dismayed.
They wrote this letter to be delivered by them: From the apostles and the elders, your brothers, To the brothers from among the Gentiles in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia: Greetings.
Greetings. We have heard that some men, coming from us without instructions from us, have said things to trouble you and have unsettled you.
After they had spent some time there, they were sent back with greetings from the brothers to the apostles.
After exchanging friendly greetings, Paul told in detail all that God had done among the Gentiles through his instrumentality.
Claudius Lysias, To the most excellent governor Felix: Greetings.
Give my greetings to Prisca and Aquila, my co-workers in Christ Jesus,
Greetings, too, to the Church that meets at their house. Greetings to my dear Epaenetus, who was the earliest convert to Christ in the province of Asia;
Greetings to Apella, that veteran believer; and to the members of the household of Aristobulus.
Greetings to my countryman, Herodion; and to the believing members of the household of Narcissus.
Greetings to those Christian workers, Tryphaena and Tryphosa; also to dear Persis, who has laboured strenuously in the Lord's work.
Greetings to Rufus, who is one of the Lord's chosen people; and to his mother, who has also been a mother to me.
Greetings to Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and to the brethren associated with them;
Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ send you greetings.
Timothy, my fellow worker, sends you greetings, and so do my countrymen Lucius, Jason and Sosipater.
I, Tertius, who write this letter, send you Christian greetings.
The churches in the province of Asia send greetings to you. Aquila and Prisca greet you warmly in the Lord, with the church that meets in their house.
All the brothers and sisters send greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.
All God's people here send greetings to you.
Greet every saint who is in union with the Messiah Jesus. The brothers who are with me send their greetings to you.
Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, sends his greetings, as does Mark, the cousin of Barnabas. You have received instructions about him. If he comes to you, welcome him.
And Jesus who is called Justus also sends greetings. In terms of Jewish converts, these are the only fellow workers for the kingdom of God, and they have been a comfort to me.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of the Messiah Jesus, sends you his greetings. He is always wrestling in his prayers for you, so that you may stand mature, completely convinced of the entire will of God.
Luke, the beloved physician, sends you his greetings, and also Demas.
Give my greetings to the brothers in Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her house.
Do your best to come to me before winter. Eubulus sends you greetings, as do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers.
All who are with me send you greetings. Greet our fellow believers who love us. May grace be with all of you! Amen.
23Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in the Messiah Jesus, sends you greetings,
Greetings to all your leaders and all the saints. Those from Italy send you greetings.
James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ: To the 12 tribes in the Dispersion. Greetings.
She who is in Babylon, also chosen, sends you greetings, as does Mark, my son.
The children of your elect sister send you greetings.
I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. Peace be with you. The friends send you greetings. Greet the friends by name.
Peace be to you! (Good-bye!) The friends here send you greetings. Remember me to the friends there [to every one of them personally] by name.
John sends greetings to the seven Churches in the province of Asia. May grace be granted to you, and peace, from Him who is and was and evermore will be; and from the seven Spirits which are before His throne;