New American Standard Bible
"You gave Me no kiss; but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss My feet.
King James Bible
Thou gavest me no kiss: but this woman since the time I came in hath not ceased to kiss my feet.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou gavest me not a kiss, but she from the time I came in has not ceased kissing my feet.
World English Bible
You gave me no kiss, but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss my feet.
Young's Literal Translation
a kiss to me thou didst not give, but this woman, from what time I came in, did not cease kissing my feet;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou gavest me no kiss - The kiss was a token of affection or a common mode of salutation, and Simon had even neglected this mark of welcoming him to his house. It was often used among "men" as a sign of salutation. Compare Genesis 33:4; Exodus 18:7; Matthew 26:49.
Hath not ceased to kiss my feet - How striking the difference between the conduct of Simon and this woman! He, with all the richness of a splendid preparation, had omitted the common marks of regard and affection. She, in humility, had bowed at his feet, had watered them with tears, and had not ceased to kiss them. The most splendid entertainments do not always express the greatest welcome. There may be in such entertainments much insincerity - much seeking of popularity or some other motive; but no such motive could have operated in inducing a broken-hearted sinner to wash the Saviour's "feet" with tears.
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And when a man came near to prostrate himself before him, he would put out his hand and take hold of him and kiss him.
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