2 Samuel 15:5
Good News Translation
When the man would approach Absalom to bow down before him, Absalom would reach out, take hold of him, and kiss him.

Contemporary English Version
Whenever anyone came to Absalom and started bowing down, he would reach out and hug and kiss them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moreover when any man came to him to salute him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

New American Bible
Whenever a man approached him to show homage, he would extend his hand, hold him, and kiss him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Moreover when any man came to him to salute him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

took him

Psalm 10:9,10 His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him. . . .

Psalm 55:21 They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Proverbs 26:25 When he shall speak low, trust him not: because there are seven mischiefs in his heart.

and kissed

2 Samuel 14:33 So Joab going in to the king, told him all: and Absalom was called for, and, he went in to the king: and prostrated himself on the ground before him: and the king kissed Absalom.

Context
Absalom's Conspiracy
4O that they would make me judge over the land, that all that have business might come to me, that I might do them justice. 5Moreover when any man came to him to salute him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.6And this he did to all Israel that came for judgment, to be heard by the king, and he enticed the hearts of the men of Israel.…
Cross References
Luke 7:45
Thou gavest me no kiss. But she, since she cane in, hath not ceased to kiss my feet.

2 Samuel 14:33
So Joab going in to the king, told him all: and Absalom was called for, and, he went in to the king: and prostrated himself on the ground before him: and the king kissed Absalom.

2 Samuel 20:9
And Joab said to Amasa: God save thee, my brother. And he took Amasa by the chin with his right hand to kiss him.

Additional Translations
Also, when anyone approached to bow down to him, Absalom would reach out his hand, take hold of him, and kiss him.And it was so, that when any man came near to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

And it was so, that, when any man came nigh to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

And it came to pass when a man came near to do him obeisance, that he stretched out his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

And it was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

And it was so, that when any man came nigh to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

It was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took hold of him, and kissed him.

And it hath come to pass, in the drawing nearing of any one to bow himself to him, that he hath put forth his hand, and laid hold on him, and given a kiss to him;
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