Jesus in the Bible using the common Islamic greeting: "peace be upon you"
Jesus (peace be upon him) often extended the greeting: “Peace be upon you,”…As you may know Muslims often greet each other with the same phrase in Arabic; “As-Salāmu `Alaykum”…Jews also use this same greeting but they say it in Hebrew; “Sholom Aleichem”. Notice the similarities in both Arabic and Hebrew. Also the common respected response to this greeting in both faiths is: “and on you be peace": in Arabic "wa `Alaykum As-Salām", and in Hebrew “Aleichem Sholom”.
"And as they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you." - New Testament (Luke 24:36)
"And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house." - New Testament (Luke 10:5)
"On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!" - New Testament (John 20:19)
"Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you." - New Testament (John 20:21)
"A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!" - New Testament (John 20:26)
Have you ever met a Christian who greets others with the words of Jesus: "Peace be unto you" or departs with those words? As everyone is well aware of Muslims still widely use this practice.
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