Acts 20:37
Good News Translation
They were all crying as they hugged him and kissed him good-bye.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone cried and hugged and kissed him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there was much weeping among them all. And falling on the neck of Paul, they kissed him,

New American Bible
They were all weeping loudly as they threw their arms around Paul and kissed him,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And there was much weeping among them all. And falling on the neck of Paul, they kissed him,

wept.

1 Samuel 20:41 And when the boy was gone, David rose out of his place, which was toward the south, and falling on his face to the ground, adored thrice: and kissing one another, they wept together; but David more.

2 Samuel 15:30 But David went up by the ascent of mount Olivet, going up and weeping, walking barefoot, and with his head covered, and all the people that were with them, went up with their heads covered weeping.

2 Kings 20:3 I beseech thee, O Lord, remember how I have walked before thee in truth, and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is pleasing before thee. And Ezechias wept with much weeping.

Ezra 10:1 Now when Esdras was thus praying, and beseeching, and weeping, and lying before the temple of God, there was gathered to him of Israel an exceeding great assembly of men and women and children, and the people wept with much lamentation.

Job 2:12 And when they had lifted up their eyes afar off, they knew him not, and crying out, they wept, and rending their garments, they sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.

Psalm 126:5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

2 Timothy 1:4 Desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy:

Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb, which is in the midst of the throne, shall rule them and shall lead them to the fountains of the waters of life: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

Revelation 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and death shall be no more. Nor mourning, nor crying, nor sorrow shall be any more, for the former things are passed away.

fell.

Genesis 45:14 And falling upon the neck of his brother Benjamin, he embraced him and wept: and Benjamin in like manner wept also on his neck.

Genesis 46:29 And when he was come thither, Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet his father in the same place: and seeing him, he fell upon his neck, and embracing him, wept.

kissed.

Romans 16:16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. All the churches of Christ salute you.

1 Corinthians 16:20 All the brethren salute you. Salute one another with a holy kiss.

2 Corinthians 13:12 Salute one another with a holy kiss. All the saints salute you.

1 Thessalonians 5:26 Salute all the brethren with a holy kiss.

Context
Paul's Farewell to the Ephesians
36And when he had said these things, kneeling down, he prayed with them all. 37And there was much weeping among them all. And falling on the neck of Paul, they kissed him, 38Being grieved most of all for the word which he had said, that they should see his face no more. And they brought him on his way to the ship.…
Cross References
1 Kings 19:20
And he forthwith left the oxen, and run after Elias, and said: Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said to him: Go, and return back: for that which was my part, I have done to thee.

Luke 15:20
And rising up, he came to his father. And when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and running to him fell upon his neck and kissed him.

2 Timothy 1:4
Desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy:

Additional Translations
They all wept openly as they embraced Paul and kissed him.

Then there was much weeping among all, and having fallen upon the neck of Paul, they were kissing him,

And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

And they all wept sore; and falling upon the neck of Paul they ardently kissed him,

And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

And they all wept bitterly, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

and with loud lamentation they all threw their arms round his neck, and kissed him lovingly,

They all wept a lot, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

and there came a great weeping to all, and having fallen upon the neck of Paul, they were kissing him,
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