They all wept sore (ikano klauqmo egeneto pantwn). Literally, There came considerable weeping of all (on the part of all, genitive case). Kissed him (katepiloun auton). Imperfect active of katapilew, old verb, intensive with kata and repetition shown also by the tense: They kept on kissing or kissed repeatedly, probably one after the other falling on his neck. Cf. also Matthew 26:49 .