Definitions of welcome


(of a guest or new arrival) gladly received.

visitors with disabilities are always welcome


an instance or manner of greeting someone.

you will receive a warm welcome


greeting salutation reception hospitality red carpet (treatment)


greet (someone arriving) in a glad, polite, or friendly way.

hotels should welcome guests in their own language


greet salute receive meet usher in


used to greet someone in a glad or friendly way.

welcome to the Wildlife Park

Examples of welcome

Instead of displaying anger or jealousy, they welcome the girl into their family and treat her like a sister.

Synonyms of welcome


pleasing agreeable encouraging gratifying heartening promising favorable pleasant refreshing gladly received wanted appreciated popular desirable


greeting salutation reception hospitality red carpet (treatment)


greet salute receive meet usher in

be pleased by be glad about approve of appreciate embrace give the thumbs up to


2 Peter 1:11

for in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be abundantly supplied to you.

Mark 9:37

"Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me."

Luke 10:8

"Whatever city you enter and they receive you, eat what is set before you;

Luke 4:24

And He said, "Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.

Proverbs 25:17

Let your foot rarely be in your neighbor's house, Or he will become weary of you and hate you.

Mark 6:11

"Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them."

2 John 1:10

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;

Matthew 10:14

"Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.

Philemon 1:17

If then you regard me a partner, accept him as you would me.

Philippians 2:29

Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;

Luke 16:9

"And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.

Romans 16:2

that you receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and that you help her in whatever matter she may have need of you; for she herself has also been a helper of many, and of myself as well.

Acts 10:35

but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.

Luke 10:10

"But whatever city you enter and they do not receive you, go out into its streets and say,

Matthew 10:13

"If the house is worthy, give it your blessing of peace. But if it is not worthy, take back your blessing of peace.

3 John 1:10

For this reason, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire to do so and puts them out of the church.

Luke 16:4

'I know what I shall do, so that when I am removed from the management people will welcome me into their homes.'

Luke 9:5

"And as for those who do not receive you, as you go out from that city, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."

Hebrews 13:2

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.

Matthew 25:38

'And when did we see You a stranger, and invite You in, or naked, and clothe You?

2 Corinthians 6:17

"Therefore, COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE," says the Lord. "AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.

Matthew 25:35

'For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in;

James 1:21

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

John 1:11

He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.

Romans 12:13

contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.

Romans 15:7

Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.

John 13:20

"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives whomever I send receives Me; and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me."

Luke 9:53

But they did not receive Him, because He was traveling toward Jerusalem.

Luke 8:40

And as Jesus returned, the people welcomed Him, for they had all been waiting for Him.

Luke 10:5

"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house.'

Matthew 10:40

"He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

John 14:3

"If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.

Romans 14:1

Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.

2 John 1:11

for the one who gives him a greeting participates in his evil deeds.

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.

Isaiah 14:9

"Sheol from beneath is excited over you to meet you when you come; It arouses for you the spirits of the dead, all the leaders of the earth; It raises all the kings of the nations from their thrones.

Judges 19:20

The old man said, "Peace to you. Only let me take care of all your needs; however, do not spend the night in the open square."

Psalm 34:3

O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.